- Airbnb is seeking applications for its $10 million OMG! Fund.
- The fund will give $100,000 to 100 people with highly unusual design ideas for their properties.
- Airbnb cites homes in the shape of a boot, a UFO, and a potato as examples of unusual design.
Airbnb is dishing out $10 million to help 100 people make their “craziest listing ideas” come true.
As part of its OMG! Fund, the home-rental platform is asking people to submit “out-of-this-world” ideas for “the world’s craziest spaces.” The plans will be judged by an expert panel and the top 100 applicants will receive $100,000 in financing each, Airbnb said in its announcement on Wednesday.
The application includes prompts about the idea’s inspiration, construction timeline, location, and environmental impact. The contest deadline is 11:59pm ET on July 22, 2022.
“We want to make it easier to create more of these homes,” Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky wrote on Twitter.
—Brian Chesky (@bchesky) June 22, 2022
“The fund is shaped in part by the growing trend of flexible living that has…