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Seven rejections for Airbnb

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.