Gaest was acquired by Airbnb.

Denmark Secondary 25 January 2019
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Gaest, an Aarhus, Denmark-based company operating a digital marketplace for discovering, booking and listing meeting and event spaces, announced that it was acquired by Airbnb.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Gaest, founded in 2015 by Anders Boelskifte Mogensen, Chris Kjær Sørensen, Christian Schwarz Lausten and Jonas Grau Sigtenbjerggaard, is one of the largest online community marketplace for booking meeting spaces. The company works with about 3000 space providers based in 17 different countries and in 2017 it acquired the Swedish competitor

Gaest has raised about $3.5M in capital investment, from three Danish angel investors: Ole Seerup, Jan Seerup and Ib Nørholm.