The Sharing Economy, part 1: What Homeowners Should Know about Renting their Home

Renting Our Your Home Entrepreneur Brian Chesky’s concept may have started modestly when he charged overnight guests for an airbed and breakfast, hence his company moniker, Airbnb. But the business model gradually evolved into a billion-dollar operation as thousands of homeowners offered far more on the company platform—a room or their entire home—and comfortable beds. […]