Airbnb: Scaling Growth

Not a new story by any means, and this has been used to death as the pinnacle of startup success and product management, but it’s always good to be reminded of the creativity and problem solving these guys had.

On that note, they only had six engineers when they clocked a million nights booked in 2011.

  • Don’t be afraid to do the things that don’t scale.
  • Put metrics you care about on a dashboard.