July 16th, 2015
In 2008 seven investors were approached to buy 10% of Airbnb for $150,000. Five of them turned them down flat, two never responded.
Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, on Medium:
Next time you have an idea and it gets rejected, I want you to think of these emails.
Airbnb is currently valued at a $25.5 billion dollars.