Snap’s IPO, Airbnb’s rise, and the New York Times’ paywall, on this week’s Slate Money.

Should Snapchat Really Be Valued at More Than $22 Billion?

Should Snapchat Really Be Valued at More Than $22 Billion?

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
Feb. 18 2017 2:01 AM

The Vanishing Edition

Slate Money discusses Snap Inc.’s upcoming IPO and Airbnb’s future challenges.


Listen to Episode No. 145 of Slate Money:


On this week’s Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Leigh Gallagher, author of the book The Airbnb Story: How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions … and Created Plenty of Controversy, discuss:

  • Snap Inc.’s $22 billion IPO evaluation
  • Airbnb’s epic rise and future challenges
  • The benefits of the New York Times’ paywall approach

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Production by Zachary Dinerstein.

Leigh Gallagher is an assistant managing editor at Fortune and the author of The Airbnb Story.

Felix Salmon is the editor of Cause & Effect.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.