Andersen's top clients are tech executives in the Bay Area — founders, CEOs and entrepreneurs — who can afford to shell out between 0,000 and 0,000 for her services.
The hotel opened four years ago on Sand Hill Road—a veritable venture-capital office park—near Woodside, home to many tech billionaires.
Just last month, Andersen and her employee Michael Norman interviewed a lineup of women at their Menlo Park, Calif., office who fit the Linx bill.
According to Norman’s notes, they included a “35-year-old chef and author with an Ivy League degree; a 27-year-old blonde who is an avid tennis player and an occasional marathon-runner; a petite 60-year-old with ‘very little baggage’ and a 31-year-old scientist with green eyes.” But Andersen isn’t just about checking the box for good looks and common interests.
Surrounded by three of the wealthiest Zip Codes in the country, its high-design interiors and higher-powered happy hours have given a county known for coding a new sense of cool.
Halfway to the hotel, Rudolph pulls into Starbucks for his morning coffee.
(Last year, it had the highest ratio of single guys to single women in the country.) And I'm not going to pretend it didn't hold sway in my decision to move here from Manhattan eight months ago. After all, I've never been much into jocks and always would rather date a dude in a hoodie than one in a pinstripe suit.