Joe Gebbia, co-founder of Airbnb, gave a talk at the Atlanta Tech Village a couple years ago and did a great job sharing their founding story. For our video of the week, hear Joe’s TED Talk titled How Airbnb Designs for Trust. Enjoy!
Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another’s homes. How did he overcome the stranger-danger bias? Through good design. Now, 123 million hosted nights (and counting) later, Gebbia sets out his dream for a culture of sharing in which design helps foster community and connection instead of isolation and separation.