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call it a victory for the sharing economy airbnb is now worth more than mary on the wall street journal reporting friday the room rental service pulling in one and a half billion dollars in private funding valuing the e. commerce start about twenty five and a half billion dollars ahead of hotel chains marriott and starwood and shrunk booking site expedia airbnb is website lists nearly one and a half million rooms apartments and tree houses for rent the company takes a three percent cut of each booking along with , friday's deal marking when the biggest rounds of private funding ever behind uber e. commerce giant alibaba and facebook