Marriott Disruptor to the darling AirBnB?

by Options Sensei

The company has not filed its S-1 for a future IPO. But it has indicated that it plans to do so by the second quarter of this year. Early estimates peg it to be awarded a $30 billion market capitalization.

The stock market has already absorbed some of the huge initial public offerings from companies such as Lyft (LYFT), Pinterest (PINS) and Zoom (ZM).  Some bigger names such as Uber and WeWork, both considered ‘disruptors’ to various industries from auto to office space,  have recently filed and are expected to garner market capitalizations in the $50-$80 billion range.

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AirBnB a Name that You Better Know

But the name that intrigues me most is AirBnB, the room rental, and travel platform.  The company has not filed its S-1 yet but it has indicated that it plans to do so by the second quarter of this year. Early estimates peg it to be awarded a $30 billion market capitalization in a future IPO.

AirBnB has certainly earned the title of a disrupter as it has not only reinvented the way people rent vacation properties (and sometimes business too) by allowing private homeowners to lease out both rooms or entire house or apartments. The exact thing that future IPO watchers love.

By offering a wide range and often one-of-a-kind properties, often at lower prices, Airbnb grew quickly and now lists more rooms than all of the largest hotel chains.

But the name that intrigues me most is…

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