June 30, 2016
Airbnb’s reportedly proposed $30 billion valuation may not hold up if illegal listings in New York and San Francisco are removed, said Bradley Tusk, a former aid to Mayor Michael Bloomberg who specializes in helping startups navigate regulatory environments. Airbnb has continued to raise funding — enabling the home-sharing service to put off an eventual IPO — even as it remains locked in disputes with lawmakers, including in its hometown of San Francisco and in New York City….
Source: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/30/airbnb-may-not-be-worth-30-billion-if-illegal-listings-go-away-said-vc.html