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10. Year One of HotelTonight
Toronto, ON, Canada
HotelTonight (www.hoteltonight.com ) is an online service that allows users to find and book hotel accommodation (Figure 10-1). It was founded by Sam Shank, Chris Bailey, and Jared Simon. In March 2019, when it was sold to Airbnb for an undisclosed amount, it was estimated that it had surpassed $100 million in annual revenues.
The first year account that follows is based on a phone call and several e-mails exchanged ...