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Airbnb SWOT Analysis
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It is evidently clear from the discussion that one of the most prominent strengths associated with Airbnb is its business model. It allows for sharing of resources amongst the public. Secondly, Airbnb enjoys a strong and admirable image and reputation. Its presence is recorded in almost all streets in Paris. The number of users has grown significantly over the last two years, especially in France. Thirdly, Airbnb is furnished with a team of employees with brilliant skills. This team is made up of young entrepreneurs who are innovative and hard working. Airbnb has a beautifully crafted online system with a unique design. The other strength of Airbnb is its focus on hospitality rather than...
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Case Study
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...Airbnb Contents Contents 2 Introduction 3 Question 3 Question 2 5 Question 3 6 Conclusion 6 Introduction Airbnb was a premier online marketplace where home owners could rent their rooms to those looking for it. Potential guests had to log in the site and send request to the host seeking permission to rent the room. Both the guest and the host could check each other’s profile and decide for themselves whom they wanted to rent the room to. It had an online transaction system that also included reviews of rooms and the profiles of the guests and the hosts. This facilitated both the parties to make their decisions wisely. Airbnb was a failing organisation yet it managed to be a billion dollar... CASE STUDY...
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Business Models and Planning
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...Airbnb, Crosby Street Hotel and Motel 6 Airbnb Motel 6 Crosby Street Hotel Customer segment Segmented into personal and business travelers. Also segmented into personal and business travelers. Segmented into business travelers unlike the two. Channels Different channels are used to acquire customers. They are online ads, PR and word of mouth. Channels used to acquire customers are through different advertising campaigns in social media, ads and media houses. Uses advertising channels and word of mouth to attract customers. Customer relationship Two type of customers, owners and renters... as much as possible to minimize their costs (Daidj, 2015). Cost structure is costs...
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Populate an Emerging Social Media Platform for a Brand: Amazon.com on Instagram
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...AirBnB. Retrieved from: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/aug/26/amazon-glitch-instagram-airbnb... an Emerging Social Media Platform for a Brand: Amazon.com on Instagram Populate an Emerging Social Media Platform for a Brand: Amazon.com on Instagram It is arguably true that we can isolate the emerging social networks, which have unique characteristics. Nevertheless, these emerging social networks do not exist in isolation as they depend on one another. Indeed, the new social networks in the modern life are adopting new platforms with existing digital and social presences, which enhance interactions between such networks. In fact, social media users use various social sites to share information, ...
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Digital Business: Spacehop.com
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...AirBnB. The company will have a charge rate of £10-20 per day. These charges are affordable for self-employed and small companies. Innovative, hardworking and ambitious... Digital Business Digital Business: Spacehop.com The early stage access to finances by innovative start-up companies has the potential of fostering high-growth responsive entrepreneurship in the 21st-century competitive economy. Start-ups often fail to qualify for the traditional loans from the banks due to lack of any substantial collateral and perceived high riskiness. Venture Capitalists (VCs) and Angel Investors play a critical role in bridging the existing financing gap in high-growth start-ups. Business angels are becoming an...
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The new economy
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...Airbnb CEO Brian Cheskey, the firm may... The New Economy Technology has revolutionised the way business and this new economy will continue to influence business not only in America but globally. In my vision, the new economy will lessen human labor while at the same time increasing global productivity and prosperity. It is true that technology is creating a lot of jobs for individuals while at the same time it reduces dependence on human labor. The Kaiser Family Foundation in recent study found that 35% of Americans in the ages of 25-54 believe they have been displaced by technology. Whereas it is true that software have the capability of doing more word as compared to humans, it is also true that...
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Write course preparation
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...Airbnb, at $10 billion boasts of a higher valuation as compared to the Hyatt hotel chain. On the other hand, Uber is valued at $18.2 billion. These companies bring considerable economic benefits such as an increase in employment. The digital labor as part of the much wider development comprises... Impact of the Sharing Economy for the US Labor Market The sharing economy is a socio-economic system founded on the sharing of physical and human resources. It is enabled by technology and peer communities including car sharing, peer-to-peer task assignments, and peer-to-peer travel experiences (Gold 12). The sharing economy organizations are disrupting the traditional firms across the world. For example,...
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Response
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...Airbnb OYO Rooms in India. Retrieved from https://www.techinasia.com/peter-thiel-fellow-bags-20million-fo- oyo-rooms/... Response Thiel Fellowship, through Thiel Foundation, isan entity that promotes innovation through grants. It started issuing the grants in 2011 with bias on science and technology study field. The foundation issues grant of $100,000 for more two years to 20 young individuals each year (The Thiel Foundation, 2014). Given a chance, I would accept Thiel Fellowship’s innovation development opportunity. In my opinion, I do believe that Thiel Fellowship is an excellent opportunity for the young people since it gives a networking opportunity. In addition, the Foundation has a network of in...
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Micro economics extra credit
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...Airbnb and Roomarama thus hosting guests from different countries... Lecturer: Microeconomics concept Microeconomics refers to a branch of economics, which analyze how the market behaves to the individual consumers and the firms in an attempt to comprehend the process of decision making of households and the individuals (OTTERMAN page 1-2). Microeconomics is concerned with the interaction between the individual buyers and the sellers and the factors which impact the choices the sellers and buyers make (OTTERMAN page 1-2). Microeconomics looks at the big picture hence the name micro which focuses on the national economy and there is provision of basic knowledge and how things are conducted in the...
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Research proposal
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...Airbnb and Quid. In fact, there are hundreds of start-ups in the Valley who come to the area for the creative ecosystem, investment and community. The difference between the giant and start-ups is that the start-up have the fortunate advantage of attracting the eccentric innovator whilst the giant hunts for them. “Designers as founders are very interesting and make up critical DNA of new companies,” said Dayna Grayson, a partner at NEA, which started... Commercial Interiors Silicon Valley’s Spell on the Workplace Table of Contents Commercial Interiors Introduction Literature review 2 Workplace Evolution 2 Social Media 4 Wireless Worlds 5 Plug and Play 6 Tech Workspaces 7 Methodology 8 Study participants 9...
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Opportunity assessment for 'YPlan'
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...Airbnb, Get Taxi, Time Out, See Tickets, Last Second Tickets and others in the past. Since the company did not have... ? Opportunity assessment for 'YPlan' Introduction The app industry has experienced exponential growth inrecent years with most of the growth involving Apple’s iPhone. Over 140,000 iPhone applications have been developed since Apple opened it apps store on iTunes to outside developers in 2008. The app market is worth over $2.5 billion a year. The British entertainment industry generates around ?3billion annually with the theater industry generating ?600 million. The cinema industry generates ?1billion while the live music industry generates ?1.5 billion. There is a business opportunity in ...
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Impact of developing technology on the retail industry
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...Airbnb had complained of their huge fine slap by the Attorney General over taxes... Impact of Developing Technology on the Retail Industry Technology is rapidly changing and transforming almost every sector of the economy. Most organizations are doing their best to keep track with the changing global trends, otherwise they risk being phased out. As these trends remain unpredictable, steps have been made to ensure that organizations develop relevant and helpful strategies that will foresee the future. The retail industry is one of the major victims of these global changes. Lifestyle change, changing consumer needs, change in shopping patterns, increased online traffic, and time inadequacy are some of the ...
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Microhotels
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...airbnb/5923393/ Ross, C. (2014). Yotel plans micro hotel for Boston. The Boston Globe. Retrieved from http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/06/03/yotel-plans-micro-hotel-for boston/jJIHuyDyItofknxrYEEx8L/story.html Sorensen, A. (2014). New York City’s Pod Hotel Revolution: The Glamour of Staying Small. New York.com Retrieved from http://www.newyork.com/articles/hotels/new-york-citys pod-hotel-revolution-the-glamour-of-staying-small-32824/ Tyler, A. (2009). Micro hotels go big. Travel + Leisure.com. Retrieved from http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/thinking-small... Introduction A micro-hotel is a hotel with a space conscious floor plan. Such hotels have small rooms with basic amenities. The type ...
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Solving exams questions for Corporate Risk Management
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...Airbnb during the month of November announced $1million worth protection. The protection is referred to as liability insurance. it cover the liability exposures for the guests i.e. if t guest is accidently injured within the host building or on their property during the stay of the guest so the company will pay the damages (Perez, 2014) Consequential Exposure It refers to as the indirect loss exposure to the assets of the company. The most common example of consequential loss is the firm losses his clients... Corporate Risk Management Institute 1a) pure loss exposure or (Pure risk) refers to the exposure where there are no chances for gain. The loss is certain in case of pure loss exposure. It includes ...
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