HomeAway Stock

HomeAway offers a platform in which travelers can browse and book vacation homes, and rental owners can advertise and manage bookings.

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About HomeAway Stock

HomeAway, Inc. based in Austin, Texas, is the world's leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online. The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading vacation rental websites, and in the United States; and in the United Kingdom; in Germany; and in France; and in Spain; in Brazil; and in Australia; and in New Zealand. Asia Pacific short-term rental site,, is also owned by HomeAway. HomeAway also operates, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.

Funding History

January 2005$49.0M
November 2006$160M
June 2007$6.5M
October 2007$11.5M
November 2008$250M
March 2010$8.3M
October 2010$25.0M


Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer, Board Director

Carl Shepherd

Director, Operations; GM, Owners Direct; Deputy MD, Europe

Erica Chang

Chief Operating Officer

Tom Hale


Ross Buhrdorf

Global Community Product Manager

Laura Kelso

Senior Product Manager

Ryan Turner

Director of Data Science

Brent Schneeman

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Brian Sharples

VP, North American Sales

Stephen Feltner

Sales Director

Luca Puccioni

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