When Dropbox employees walked into their new office on Brannan Street last month, they were dazzled by something they hadn’t seen before — a gleaming, 5-foot-tall panda statue made of chrome.The statue was made in recognition of the company’s panda mascot. It was seen as a stamp of approval, signaling to the world that Dropbox belongs in Silicon Valley’s elite club, where extravagant office decor has become the norm.

Source: Cost cutting at Dropbox and Silicon Valley startups – Business Insider

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