Will Silicon Valley go cuckoo for this new social club?


Silicon Valley’s elite have a number of upscale places where they can mingle, but come early next year, they’ll have another: The Cuckoo’s Nest.

A new club that is billed as the “ultimate indoor/outdoor dining, drinking, and special events venue” for “founders, CEOs, investors and artists” is scheduled to open near the headquarters of Facebook [fortune-stock symbol=”FB”], Tesla [fortune-stock symbol=”TSLA”] and Google [fortune-stock symbol=”GOOG”]. The goal: A techie version of the business clubs of yesteryear, where corporate scions wearing suits and ties lounged in big leather chairs to talk deals, puff cigars and sip bourbon.

Early members include billionaire investor Mark Cuban, Google SVP David Drummond and Tim Draper, managing director of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, according to the club’s web site. As for the club’s name? It’s a riff off of Ken Kesey’s 1962 bestseller, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.”

The club, in Menlo Park…

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