What’s more, it’s reported that the number of people staying in Airbnb properties while on work trips grew 259 percent during the same time period. Certify looked at more than 30 million receipts and travel expenses in 2015, and its research shows that employees want to use services they’re fond of as individual consumers. Jeremiah Owyang, CEO of Crowd Companies, an organization dedicated to helping brands understand the on-demand and collaborative space, assured VentureBeat that this finding is accurate: “Business travelers are budget conscious, but more importantly seek speed and efficiency rather than rely on taxis to ensure a ride home,” he said. “Most of these startups are integrated with American Express Global Business Travel as well as Concur business travel software, easing the transactions.” Get the full story at VentureBeat Read also "Uber launching food delivery service in the U.S." and "Uber, start-ups shake up business travel" at CNBC