Amidst the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Airbnb has announced that it will aim to provide housing for 100,000 Ukrainian refugees. This includes all those who are fleeing from their homeland in the wake of war. The company also announced that it will now support cryptocurrencies like Dogecoin (DOGE), Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH).
Brian Chesky, the CEO of Airbnb has reported that they are looking to build homes for the refugees. This is possible as they have approximately 6 million listings, all over the world, are active, and host over 4 million. There are also 100,000 towns and major cities with listings of Airbnb.
Airbnb – Now huge support for cryptocurrencies such as Dogecoin (DOGE), Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH)
The support for cryptocurrencies from a major transportation giant such as Airbnb is actually because many Ukrainians are trying to pay in cryptocurrencies. These include Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), and Bitcoin (BTC). Brian Chesky himself is supportive of the idea of cryptocurrencies. In this way, they will have supported a major growing market. In a prospectus it filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Airbnb had named both cryptocurrency and blockchain the two growing markets and technologies it was considering.
Free temporary housing for 100,000 Ukrainians
Besides supporting growing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Dogecoin (DOGE), and Ethereum (ETH), Airbnb will also provide free temporary housing for Ukrainian refugees. This will act as and this will be a huge boost for them towards getting a new start.