Airbnb is close to raising over $100 million based on a valuation of over $1 billion. This round is being lead by Andreessen Horowitz. Participation is expected from DST. Airbnb’s last round of funding was about $7.2 million and included Sequoia Capital, Greylock, SV Angel, Ashton Kutcher, and Youniversity Ventures. Airbnb launched out of Y Combinator.
Airbnb connects people who have space in their home to share with people who are looking for a place to stay. Guests can build a connection with their hosts.