Startups · Founders

Where's a good place to stay for startup founders coming to San Francisco & Silicon Valley?

Steve Hoffman Captain of Founders Space

February 9th, 2015

I get asked one question all the time by startup founders coming to San Francisco/Silicon Valley to raise money: "Where's a good place to stay for startup founders coming to San Francisco & Silicon Valley?"

Here's my shortlist in no particular order:

  • Startup Basecamp
  • SiliconHouse
  • StartupHouse
  • Startup Crashpad
  • Local Bigwig
  • CraigsList
  • Airbnb
  • Live Lovely
I'd be delight if you can add to this list!

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Chris Aram Entrepreneur & Innovator

February 9th, 2015

I'm living in the 'Negev' on 6th street.  It's one of three houses that form part of a social community; specifically designed to provide cheaper housing and networking opportunities for Entrepreneurs, Startup Founders and those working for top end tech companies. Www.thenegev.com

Ben Provan Cofounder at OpenDoor, MBA, MechE

February 9th, 2015

I would also checkout www.embassynetwork.com.  The houses here are both entrepreneurial and have a strong social enterprise focus.  They tend to be a little more authentic than the startup houses I've been too that have a very "networky" vibe.

Eric Nakagawa Always Building

February 9th, 2015

crash someones couch.

N. Pollitt Startup Investor / Biotech Consultant

February 9th, 2015

I dont want to get these emails and the mange your notifications just sends me to a page that hounds me to allow access to my LinkedIn account. Soooo Annoying!

Carlos Ochoa Founder & CEO at Chilango Ventures

February 9th, 2015

Hey Steve, It depends of how long will they stay and how much money are they willing to spend. First remember that Bay Area is a big area, driving or riding a train they will spend more than an hour from San José to San Francisco and almost an hour from San Francisco to Palo Alto. Assuming that they have a fully book schedule with appointments with VCs, they should be as close as their meetings are. Depending on the stage of their startup, and how solid their pitch is, they should stay for one or two weeks for follow up meetings. My advice Airbnb. By the way, send me the good ones. C All the best, from the bay.