About Silicon Valley
Situated in the Bay area of California, Silicon Valley has been synonymous with design, innovation and technology for over 30 years.
From the early days of Hewlett-Packard to the current explosion of start-up companies, Silicon Valley is home to Facebook, Google, Apple, eBay, as well as hundreds of the world’s most successful and recognisable tech giants.
Comprising of 30 cities, Silicon Valley is one of the most expensive places to live. Hacker homes charge very high prices for even a bunk bed – and it’s a price people are willing to pay. For that reason, coliving spaces are cropping up as fast as possible, to cater for the demand of digital nomads, remote workers, interns and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Crisp daytime temperatures and cool nights make Silicon Valley a great place to reside as the weather rarely fluctuates.
If you want to be located in the most technologically successful area in the world, then Silicon Valley is the place for you.
· San Jose is the unofficial capital of Silicon Valley.
· The population of Palo Alto has doubled since the 1960s.
· “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” was filmed at a hospital in Menlo Park.
· Leland Stanford founded Stanford University – and banned bars from the surrounding area.
· The average yearly salary is over $120,000.
· Stanford University has produced 32 Nobel Prize winners.