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Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now Airbnb is seeking to raise a new round of funding that would put

the value of the company around $30 billion, according to a new report from the New York Times' Leslie Picker and Mike

Isaac.

A source close to the company confirmed that Airbnb is raising

the new round to support new investments and growth opportunities

for the home-rental company.

The new valuation would be triple of Aribnb's valuation two years

ago, according to the Times, making it the second most valuable

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