Not your 24/7 start-up in a carmped SF office – 5 acre estate in Portola Valley to inspire creativity and house the talent pool.
A lot of tech employees say that they are at the office “24/7” as they “eat, sleep, and breathe” whatever new gadget or app they’re cooking up. But in this episode of TechCrunch Cribs, we toured a company where that is literally the case every day: Meta, the augmented reality and wearable computing startup.
That’s because Meta’s entire 24-person team works and lives together in a sprawling five acre estate in Portola Valley, some 30 miles south of San Francisco. It’s a unique setting for building a company, but as you’ll see in the video embedded above, it seems to be working out pretty well.
It helps that the home itself is large and beautifully designed, with enough space for amenities such as a pool, a trampoline, and a garden — all of which ensures that Meta’s staff gets in a little recreation and relaxation along with…
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