What’s New & Next – Adding Friends & Event Invites

We roll out updates to Couchsurfing’s services on a regular basis – here are some of the new features ... Read More

Rebuilding our technical infrastructure

The Couchsurfing website is a powerful tool that members use to make incredible connections each day. But its infrastructure is old. Really old – Couchsurfing’s codebase dates back a decade (approximately an eternity, in website time).

We’ve been rebuilding the site’s infrastructure (which also powers our mobile applications) behind the scenes for the past several months. Read More

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Couchsurfing in Austin: In the Wild with Jen Billock

Staff in the Wild is a Couchsurfing program that seeks to connect the staff at HQ with the community at large. We’re hosting travelers, organizing events, and will be out … Read More

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Beta testing is underway!

Feedback from the Couchsurfing community is always a critical part of our process as we make changes (and hopefully improvements) to the website and mobile apps. Every time we work … Read More

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Thanks to two stars in our community

Couchsurfing Headquarters is saying farewell – for now – to two members of our staff. Massimo Bennardo and Martina Steinman both left their full time positions with the company this … Read More

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Couchsurfing HQ Leadership Update

Last October, I took on the role of Interim CEO during a time of extraordinary change at Couchsurfing. Since then I’ve been working with our team to address longstanding technical … Read More

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