Silicon Valley’s ‘Startup Castle’ is looking for roommates, and the requirements are completely bonkers

Aren’t these the same recruiting standards as a lot of cults?

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Do you have a fancy college degree or a job in a STEM field? Do you have fewer than two tattoos? Do you avoid Tinder dates and songs with explicit lyrics? Do you spend more than two hours a day exercising? Then you may be qualified to live at the Startup Castle, a self-proclaimed “community of excellence” located in a 17,000-square foot mansion in Woodside, California, just minutes from Stanford’s campus.

The Startup Castle—which has its own website and an official mission statement (“Educate. Liberate. Disrupt.”)—has been around for at least a year. Formerly known as the Buck Estate, the Tudor-style mansion is now inhabited by a group of Stanford-affiliated tech workers and researchers, who began using it as a group home and workspace. The house’s site proclaims that the space has “everything you need to live and launch your greatest ambitions,” including meeting rooms, bunk beds, and luxury rooms to house out-of-town investors.

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