Springstar Guides Airbnb

Airbnb, a community marketplace to discover and book unique spaces from people around the world, has joined forces with Springstar, a global internet incubator founded by Klaus Hommels, Harish Bahl, and Oliver Jung. Springstar will provide strategic guidance in the expansion of Airbnb’s international operations in select markets around the world.

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Airbnb, the leading community marketplace to discover and book unique spaces from people around the world, today confirms its cooperation with Springstar, the global internet incubator founded by Klaus Hommels, Harish Bahl, and Oliver Jung. Springstar will be providing strategic guidance in the expansion of Airbnb’s international operations in select markets around the world.

“The team behind Springstar has great experience building global internet businesses and will be a great asset by providing strategic guidance for Airbnb as we continue to expand our operations globally,” said Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb. “Springstar”s deep knowledge of select local markets around the world will serve to accelerate our international expansion in order to better serve our community at the local level.”

“We are honored to be working with Airbnb and very confident in further strengthening their market leadership globally,” said Springstar Partner Klaus Hommels. “Airbnb is a revolutionary company and fast on their way to becoming one of the world”s leading global internet companies within the next few years,” adds Springstar Partner Oliver Jung.
Der internationale Inkubator Springstar mit Hauptsitz in Berlin unterstützt erfolgversprechende Online-Geschäftsmodelle weltweit. Seit 2007 haben die erfahrenen Unternehmer und Investoren Klaus Hommels, Oliver Jung und Harish Bahl mehr als 20 Firmen in zehn Ländern auf mehreren Kontinenten gegründet und finanziert. Mit umfangreichem Wissen und viel Erfahrung in internationalen Märkten, insbesondere Brasilien, Indien, Australien, Russland und dem Mittleren Osten, verhilft Springstar jungen Internetfirmen zum weltweiten Wachstum. Dabei unterstützt das Unternehmen die Start-ups sowohl operativ mit dem Know-how seines erfahrenen Teams in Bereichen wie Software-Entwicklung, Online Marketing, Management oder Recruiting als auch beim globalen Rollout.