Airbnb's first pitch deck has been circulating of late, and while it's a great lesson in how to put together a deck and launch not only a company, but a viable business (Lessons From Airbnb's Investor Pitch Deck
), remember - seven investors
passed on it. Quelle dommage
and for the record, we first heard about the company not long after it launched, when an early adopter frequent-traveler British friend put it on our radar. We thought it was a no-brainer (only couchsurfing
had been around before that, which might have been their closest competitor, but that company had no revenue model. There's a non-starter f...