Is Airbnb a profitable company?

Intuit 83582241
May 2 11 Comments

The title pretty much says it all. This Airbnb make money or lose money?

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TOP 11 Comments
  • Oracle huluis🎉
    How can it even lose money? They don’t own any rental and get a share on everything!
    May 2 4
    • Google VhnQ00
      How do you think Uber loses money?
      May 2
    • New / Eng hei518
      “How can it even lose money?”
      Are you serious?
      May 2
    • Oracle huluis🎉
      Hmm yeah, why are they losing money 😅
      May 2
    • New / Eng hei518
      1) they are presumably expanding to new markets and increasing their presence in current markets. That investment costs money and sometimes (in the beginning) surpasses profits.
      2) Companies like Airbnb and Uber always have to deal with lawsuits and regulatory issues due to their nature. They have to spend money on legal issues in any market with different laws and real estate (in Airbnb’s case) regulations.
      3) There are plenty of situations where they can lose money when there are customer or host issues, refunds, claims made, etc.

      These are just a few. Are you that naive to not be able to think of ways a business can lose money?

      While they are currently profitable, they still “lose money” in different ways, just like any other company can. Nothing is pure profit.
      May 2
  • Microsoft pollpull
    Google search says they are profitable since last three years.
    May 2 0
  • Airbnb RealSlimS
    Yes, we’ve been in the black for two fiscal years now.
    May 3 0
  • Oracle uyogiovvo
    So, what’s the rationale given to employees for no ipo yet?
    May 5 0
  • Airbnb endofaira
    On an EBITDA basis. I believe it’s public knowledge & googlable.
    May 4 0
  • Airbnb AirEvryWhr
    In 2016, we were few quarters profitable but not full year .
    2017 And 2018, were full year profitable
    May 4 0
  • Intuit 83582241
    OP
    Anyone from Airbnb care to answer?
    May 2 0

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