July 28, 2020 / 6:01 PM / 12 days ago

Breakingviews - The Exchange: Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - The co-founder of the home-sharing firm compared the effects of the pandemic to a torpedo hitting a ship. He discusses how Airbnb raised $2 billion amid the crisis and how Covid-19 has changed travel. It has affected the future of his company, including its options to go public.


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