Airbnb co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Nathan Blecharczyk joins Cheddar to speak out against government policies hindering growth in certain cities, specifically New York City. He says that some comments about the legality of Airbnb are just city efforts to sew distrust in the company. Blecharczyk brings up the ways Airbnb addressed user discrimination claims, and made swift corrections to its regulations.
In addition, Airbnb recently announced users can now sign up for experiences and dinner reservations. Blecharczyk talks about why this service was essential to offer users. He also predicts the sharing economy is only going to get bigger and bigger.
Plus, Blecharczyk tells Cheddar the company has no timeline for an IPO right now. He also explains why the company doesn't get involved in politics: it's focusing on cultivating its main demo, millennials.