In order: Porsche, Mercedes, Sebring, Volvo, Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Mercedes, BMW.
While I only worked a few weeks at the Sand Hill office at Podtech before we moved over here to Page Mill, I noticed a definite change in the cars. Here’s a picture of some cars in one of the parking lots near our work, while it’s not an indicator of all cars in a lot, you can certainly notice there’s quite a few newer luxury vehicles in the area.
Robert and I were at this event, and we were looking at the suits at a Web 2.0 event. He told this story of Geeks vs Suits, and how he wasn’t allowed in a Sand Hill Country Club because he was wearing jeans. A lot of people were pissed off with this post he wrote about it.
There’s a synergy between startups and the VC community, sometimes loathed, sometimes loved. I blocked out the licence plates to be considerate of the owners…not sure why we do that on the internet, but we do.
(Silicon Valley Sightings is a PhotoBlog that captures the intersection of Tech Culture in the San Francisco Silicon Valley Bay Area, check out the archives.)