We are Entrepreneurs

Startup Embassy is not only a hacker house, it's the oldest entrepreneurial coliving located in Palo Alto. We provide a soft landing for international tech entrepreneurs that arrive to Silicon Valley. We are a community of like-minded founders and provide collaboration, living and workspace for them. We only accept entrepreneurs working in their startups, so you get the benefit of sharing your time with like-minded individuals. In the years we have been operating we’ve hosted over 2000 entrepreneurs from over 90 countries and some of them have been accepted in YC, 500 Startups, and Singularity University. Collectively they have raised over 700M and have a valuation of more than 2B.

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If you’re excited to share your experience with other entrepreneurs and think you would fit in our culture

Optimism, pessimism, fuck that; we’re going to make it happen. As God is my bloody witness, I’m hell-bent on making it work.

— Elon Musk —

Our Team

We're entrepreneurs just like you. We started Startup Embassy in 2012 to help entrepreneurs arriving to Silicon Valley to find a family of like-minded individuals.

Startup Embassy wouldn’t be what it is today without the invaluable contribution of our


Our Ambassadors

Amazing individuals that lived the SE experience in Silicon Valley

The best part of Startup Embassy are the people who have joined us at some point. They have become way more than guests, they are friends now. Some of them got funded, some joined forces for new startups, some run a successful kickstarter campaign, some got accepted to YCombinator or 500 startups,  some of them learned how to cook an omelette and some just can’t stop thinking about coming back… In any of those cases, we remember them all and wish someday we are going to meet them again in some other exciting part of the world. We call them ambassadors.

What our Ambassadors say

  • Coming to Silicon Valley feels like coming to the MOON..!!! 23 hrs flight from Indonesia, know nothing about SV, know anybody in SV, do know where to start to explore the business in SV. Arriving in Startup Embassy allow me to make my dream come true. Within 3 weeks, I can get business partner, advisor, potential angel and sign with lawyer to established the business in SV. Its all because I’m staying in Startup Embassy. At the beginning, i meet couple of acquaintance, then become friends, then become brotherhood and now feels become a family which one day if one of us success, we will invite everybody to come stay in SE and do PARTY….!!! Contact me if you want full recommendation about SE, this box is not enough… 🙂

    — Regi - Indonesia —
  • GET INSPIRED – GET NETWORKED – ENJOY COMFORT This place is has a story to tell, people to meet, and comfort to enjoy. Carlos & Jordi are truly great hosts, and place is very well crafted as confortable work & rest environment, with lots of light, beautiful garden, spacious and modern open space and comfy rooms. But most importantly you will have a chance to meet great people, hear their stories, tell yours, and find new ideas & inspiration. And if you are lucky enough, you may meet Mark Zuckerberg in the city, as I did. Definitely coming back here when I am in the Valleywood again.

    — Sergey - Poland —
  • Startup Embassy is THE place to stay in Silicon Valley. If you are a tech entrepreneur and you like meeting people from all around the world you would love staying here and you won´t regret it. I stayed here for 2 weeks and had a great time. Price/Quality can´t be beaten, plus the networking opportunities are huge. The place is really clean and very well located but I´ll definitely recommend you to rent a car/bike. I´m already missing the place and really look forward to come back soon.

    — Asier - Spain —
  • The Startup Embassy is the real deal, a house full of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs only.
    The co-working space is good, the couches are comfortable, the Wi-Fi is fast and there is a shared printer.

    — Jóhann - Iceland —
  • Start-up embassy is the place to be in silicon valley, an experience for life and a place to meet the most amazing and visionary dreamers you will ever meet. I ended up grabbing japanese noodles in mountain view with a chinese, an indian, a mexican, a US, an Irish and a french guy and talking about their different start-ups, and people sharing their stories of getting tips from mark zuckerberg about their start-up or trick-or-treating larry page on halloween.

    — Giovanni - Switzerland —
  • Perfect startup experience & atmosphere! Very cool and helpful host! Superb when You plan to work & live in Palo Alto neighborhood.

    — Gustaw - Poland —
  • My 4-day trip to Palo Alto was totally enriched by this experience. Both Jordi and Carlos are great hosts who made me feel welcome immediately, and all the guests at the StartUp Embassy were polite, humorous, hard-working and friendly. The lodging was comfortable, clean, spacious (with lots of outdoor light) with a nice little garden for barbecues. If you are wondering where to stay in Palo Alto to feel the entrepreneurial energy of Silicon Valley, look no further–this is the place. In fact, I learned more in 2 hours of conversing with my housemates than I did at a 14-hour course at Stanford! The only thing I didn’t like is that I didn’t get to try Carlos Spanish Paella! Well done guys. Nos vemos pronto!

    — Edgar - Mexico —
  • Startup Embassy was a fabulous experience and Jordi was a great host. As far as the facilities/house goes it was exactly what was advertised. Free parking, wifi, clean and organized place. But most awesome thing was the the environment at the house! It is very welcoming. Just within a few days time met with many like minded people who are enthusiastic and passionate about tech and entrepreneurship. Most chats started as “hey what are you up to?” then turned into super interesting hour long talks. Great way to expand your horizon. Honestly, I wish every city I visit had a Startup Embassy 😉

    — Selen - Switzerland —
  • We had a great experience at Startup Embassy: everyone is up for sharing, networking and enjoy the sunny SV!

    — Ile - Italy —
  • I met many daring entrepreneurs. The place had such unique energy and I almost did not want to leave. I also think the concept behind Startup Embassy is such a great one.

    — Zeeshan - USA —
  • Startup Embassy is a great place to stay for entrepreneurs visiting the Bay Area. Its a great hub to meet other entrepreneurs and also has a comfortable working environment.

    — Asanka - Australia —
  • Loved every minute of it! The bbq, with good friends, paella, 4th of July madness, impromptu magician, of course! But also breakfast and sharing a meal with great entrepreneurs, amazing conversations, sharing experiences and enthusiasm with people from over the world. It was so intense! A lot of the success of my stay in the Bay Area has been thanks to this place. I would call it “the serendipity house”!

    — Nicolas - France —
  • Very friendly and extremely helpful. Their idea of creating a hub for start-up entrepreneurs is brilliant.

    — Desmond - USA —
  • All entrepreneurs traveling to the Bay Area should stay here. It’s far better than staying in a hotel. You will get to meet with other entrepreneurs staying there and working on some cool stuff.

    — Harman - India —
  • The house is full of interesting people working on there own startups and the discussions give a lot of inspirations.

    — Andreas - Switzerland —
  • Startup Embassy is a realy nice place for stay in Silicon Valley ☺ You can meet here people from all world, who do interesting projects. House is very open, comfortable and full of good energy. Everyone who is looking for a place to stay in Palo Alto, should choose this one. This is the best choice – higly recomended.

    — Szymon - Poland —
  • As an Entrepreneur visiting Silicon Valley, this was one of the ideal place to stay and work. Very lively and full of inspiration. It is a kind of bootcamp for entrepreneurs. Nerea took a very good care of me and house. I really enjoyed the stay!

    — Tasashi - Japan —
  • Amazing time. A wonderful host and a great positive energy in the house. Enjoyed many great conversations and was a perfect home away from home while staying in the valley. Would recommend it to any entrepreneur looking to visit Palo Alto to work on their startup. Was sad to leave, and will definitely visit again.

    — Michael - Argentina —
  • Clara and Carlos are the best hosts ever. The house is not just a living and sleeping place, they’ve created a special community feeling for start ups looking for luck and success in the Bay Area. The house is huge and incredible clean. Beautiful garden with fruit trees, large living room with enough place for everyone to work, relax and communicate, top grill parties and Carlos’ super delicious Paela makes this location very very special. If you want to know the Silicon Valley Carlos’ Startup Embassy is the must. In this place there are so many promising Startups working in the same room with you together and who knows probably one of them is the next Google, Facebook or Airbnb.

    — Michael - Brazil —

The House

A lemon tree, a BBQ, ten beds, a kitchen, a co-working space, eight laptops, a bright garden… What else can you ask for to enjoy the experience of living in Silicon Valley!

In the past years, we have hosted amazing entrepreneurs from all around the world: Spaniards, Russians, Brazilians, Poles, Indians, Germans, Mexicans, Japanese – just to name a few! So we all are happily connected and you could also be part of our network.

We’ll provide you with everything you will need to experience the startup and Silicon Valley way of life!

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