What started as an experimental bike program in 2007 has grown into a fleet of 1,300 bicycles at Google’s sprawling campus in Mountain View California. Employees frequently use the bikes to travel between buildings which can sometimes be two miles apart.
Visitors stop to take photos of the sculptures lining the entrance to Building 44 on Google’s campus in Mountain View, California. A new sculpture is added each time Google releases a new version of its Android operating system.
Conference badges adorn the antlers of a decorative steer head at Cloudability’s offices. The startup frequent over a dozen cloud computing conferences each year in order to meet new partners and customers.
An autographed, life sized, wall poster of Hikaru Sulu from the television series Star Trek adorns the wall at 500 Startups Headquarters in Mountain View, California. Actor George Takei visited the Silicon Valley based startup incubator in November 2012.
Display cases housing the icons of its flagship software titles line the entrance to the West Tower entrance to the headquarters of Adobe Systems, Inc. in San Jose, California.
A Silicon Valley resident protests the recently disclosed NSA Prism program. Prism is a covert governement surveillance program that claims direct access to servers of firms including Google, Apple and Facebook.
165 University Avenue in Palo Alto, California. This downtown office Space has made a name for itself by being the first home for Google and then PayPal – earning it the nickname “The Lucky Office”.
An entrepreneur takes notes during a presentation at 500 Startups headquarters in downtown Mountain View, California. Each year over 50 startups graduate from the 500 Startups accelerator program which provides $50,000 in seed funding, office space, and access to a network of 120+ startup mentors. Founded by Silicon Valley veteran Dave McClure, 500 Startups seeks to infuse Startups with its own unique mix of cutting edge education, mentorship and access to capital.
Entrepreneurs enter and leave a parking garage where venture capitalists are holding “office hours” during the Super Happy Block Pary in downtown Palo Alto, California.