Airbnb had previously reported that it had raised $112 million in Series B financing from Andreessen Horowitz, DST Global and General Catalyst.
"Airbnb filed a Form D today with the Securities and Exchange Commission covering the company’s issuance of shares of its preferred stock as a part of its Series B financing, which initially closed over a year ago, on July 22, 2011. Today's filing was a customary notification related to the company’s prior Series B financing, and is unrelated to any other financing that the company may choose to undertake in the future," a spokesperson from Airbnb told VatorNews.
AirBnB entwickelt sich langsam aber sicher zu einem Juggernaut im Bereich der Unterkünftevermittlung. Die Bewertung einer neuen Finanzierungsrunde könnte Gerüchten zufolge bei 2,5 Milliarden US-Dollar liegen:
The room-rental company had been rumored to be raising a huge $150 million round, including participation from Peter Thiel, that could give it a valuation of $2.5 billion.
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