This Week in Business History for August 9th: From a Single Air Mattress to $3.4B in Revenue- The Story of Airbnb


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In this episode of "This Week in Business History", host Scott W. Luton dives into the early days of Airbnb. You might be quite surprised at how the 2008 Democratic National Convention and discount cereal played a big role in the startup's early days. Scott will also share what instrumental individual compared the trio of Airbnb founders to "cockroaches" that just wouldn't die. They kept coming and coming! Finally, Scott will touch on the passing of the one and only Ron Popeil.

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