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First published on CBInsights Blog, used with permission.

An impending employee liquidity round is said to value Airbnb at $13 billion.

logo_smallWith the rise of the sharing economy and Airbnb specifically, many companies, not surprisingly, around the world have raised funding to try to compete with Airbnb and establish share in markets where the company is yet to compete or where it remains a smaller player.

This playbook has worked well in the past most notably with Groupon which ended up acquiring many of the smaller players in the ecosystem including from the likes of “clone-maker” Rocket Internet.

Airbnb has made acquisitions of some competitors (Accoleo in Germany in June 2011 and Crashpadder in UK in March 2012) but it has not done any acquisitions since 2012. Airbnb, which is one of Y Combinator’s potential unicorns, has raised $795M in venture capital financing and looks poised to try and take over markets organically given its declining acquisition activity. The significant amount of funding has allowed the firm to open over 10 international offices and currently operate in 190 countries around the world.

These 18 companies have raised a cumulative $336M in disclosed funding and are headquartered in 9 different countries. Below are some of the top international companies taking a shot at the current king of home-sharing.

International AirBnB Comparable Companies:

CompanyCountryTotal Disclosed Funding ($M)Select Investors
TuJia Online Information TechnologyChina163.7QiMing Venture Partners;GGV Capital;HomeAway;Lightspeed China Partners
HouseTripUnited Kingdom59.7Accel Partners;Balderton Capital;Index Ventures
WimduGermany40Rocket Internet, Kinnevik
OnefinestayUnited Kingdom15.7Canaan Partners;Index Ventures;PROfounders Capital;
XiaoZhuChina15Morningside Group;Legend Capital
MayiChina10BlueRun Ventures;Sequoia Capital China;VantagePoint Capital Partners
9flatsGermany10Redpoint Ventures, T-Venture, Relay Ventures, Greycroft Partners,
Homestay TechnologiesIreland7.1Enterprise Ireland;Delta Partners
Love Home SwapUnited Kingdom4.3MMC Ventures
Cosmopolit HomeFrance2.6Rhone-Alpes Creation;Expansinvest;Otonnale
TravelRentRussian Federation2Frontier Ventures
FlatClubUnited Kingdom1.5Jeremy Coller;Eli Talmor;David Wolfe
travelmobSingapore1Accel Partners;Jungle Ventures
RentHomeRussian Federation1Fastlane Ventures
Oravel StaysIndia0.7Lightspeed Venture Partners;DSG Consumer Partners
Knok ExchangeSpain0.6Undisclosed
MorningCroissantFrance0.5Vivacto Developpement;Go Beyond Angel Network;Corinne Delaporte
TripVillasSingapore0.5Blume Ventures;Neoteny Labs;MENA Venture Investments;

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Photo Credit: The Airbnb clones, taking inspiration from the behemoth.