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Many things to love:
  • There is an extremely high density of smart, ambitious and friendly people
  • It has great weather: more than 300 days of sun per year [1]
  • It is one of the cleanest places in the US.
  • It is extremely safe
  • Best startup groove in the world. Observe Ycombinator's Paul Graham having lunch at Sprout, founders pitching investors in University Cafe and engineers walking on University Avenue discussing the latest javascript frameworks.
    You can feel the historic companies that were founded or at least had their first office here (HP, Google, Facebook, Paypal, Tesla etc.)
  • It's home to Stanford. One of the most beautiful campi of the world with amazing professors, students, alumni in almost every field.
  • Parking is never an issue(!)
  • Once in downtown Palo Alto, you can find almost everything you need by just walking a few blocks.


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Worked at DeinDeal
Studied at ETH Zurich
Lives in Silicon Valley
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