Airbnb’s new Chinese name shows how hard it is to localize

Airbnb announced today that they are doubling down on China (in Chinese). They…


Xiaozhu CEO denies acquisition talks with Airbnb, betting big on business travelers

As a crucial part of the sharing-economy, home sharing industry has been…


[Podcast] China Tech Weekly March 19: Airbnb inches closer to the Chinese market?

Editor's note: This originally appeared on China Tech Insights, an English…


What Silicon Valley Can Learn From China: Interview with Jason Costa

Most of us assume that if there is anything to learn in tech, it will probably…


'China's AirBNB' Tujia Acquires Rival Mayi

Tujia.com, which is often dubbed the AirBNB of China, has completed a total…


Chinese Movie Star 'Angelababy' Invests in Home Rental Startup Zhubaijia

Chinese short-term home rental platform Zhubaijia has announced a 200…


China's Airbnb Clone Xiaozhu Secures $60M USD Series C Funding

As home-rental pioneer Airbnb is closing a whopping $1.5 billion USD round,…


What's Mine is Not Always Yours in China

“Collaborative consumption” sounds newfangled and 2.0, but strictly speaking,…


Airizu - the Airbnb of China

San-Francisco based Airbnb matches people seeking vacation rentals and other…


Airbnb Raises US$212m in Series B, Giving US$1.3bn Valuation

In a press release yesterday, Airbnb announced “Airbnb, the leading online…