Way before Airbnb topped a $100B valuation. Learn how Airbnb was turned down seven times.

Way before Airbnb topped a $100B valuation they were constantly rejected at just a $1.5M valuation. Seven times to be exact.- Alex Garcia

All jokes aside, Fred Wilson now calls not investing in Airbnb a “big mistake.” And says that it’s a “reminder to back great entrepreneurs whenever they walk into our office regardless of what they pitch us on.” An amazing and inspiring email exchange between legends.
Usually, I only write about growth marketing but love this story sooo… If you enjoyed this then follow @alexgarcia_atx for growth marketing content on your feed. Threads to come: – copywriting – ad development – landing page development – newsletter optimization
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