The New York City offices of PayPal and Venmo have candy drawers, Taco Tuesdays, and a conference room so cushy that employees take off their shoes

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Paypal Venmo NYC offices Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Employees enjoy tons of free food - and a great view of the Hudson.

PayPal recently expanded its Manhattan office.

• The online payments system shares the space with Venmo , which it acquired in 2013.

• Business Insider stopped by the office to check out the space and perks.


PayPal is in a good place, right now.

Markets Insider reported its latest earnings report sent its stock price up by 6.04%. Meanwhile, its total number of active users has surpassed 210 million people around the globe .

At the same time, the San Jose-based company is doubling the size of its New York office, adding two new floors to its West Village location.

Business Insider recently visited PayPal's Manhattan office - which it shares with Venmo. PayPal acquired Venmo when it bought parent company Braintree for $800 million in 2014, according to Fortune .

Here's what we saw:

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That's why, despite the fact that hundreds of people work at the Manhattan offices of PayPal and Venmo across four floors, the office was able to retain a relatively close-knit feel.

That's why, despite the fact that hundreds of people work at the Manhattan offices of PayPal and Venmo across four floors, the office was able to retain a relatively close-knit feel.

PayPal and Venmo employees also come together for a weekly, joint happy hour on Thursdays.

PayPal and Venmo employees also come together for a weekly, joint happy hour on Thursdays.

PayPal and Venmo employees sometimes raid each other's kitchens to grab their preferred goodies.

PayPal and Venmo employees sometimes raid each other's kitchens to grab their
preferred goodies.

One of PayPal's kitchens even had a whole drawer of candy. The consensus was Venmo snacks tend to be on the healthier side.

One of PayPal's kitchens even had a whole drawer of candy. The consensus was Venmo snacks tend to be on the healthier side.

Not to mention cold brewed coffee on tap, for anyone who needs a pick-me-up.

Not to mention cold brewed coffee on tap, for anyone who needs a pick-me-up.

There are also tons of snacks on both the PayPal and Venmo floors.

There are also tons of snacks on both the PayPal and Venmo floors.

When it comes to food, all employees enjoy free, catered breakfast and lunch every day. We learned that "Taco Tuesdays" and the weekly Wednesday juice bar are particularly popular.

When it comes to food, all employees enjoy free, catered breakfast and lunch every day. We learned that "Taco Tuesdays" and the weekly Wednesday juice bar are particularly popular.

It also incorporates gender neutral bathrooms. Last year, PayPal scrapped plans to open up an office in North Carolina after the state passed a controversial bathroom bill.

It also incorporates gender neutral bathrooms. Last year, PayPal scrapped plans to open up an office in North Carolina after the state passed a controversial bathroom bill.

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The office is cyclist-friendly, featuring space to hang your bike.

The office is cyclist-friendly, featuring space to hang your bike.

Venmo also featured one of the most unusual conference rooms we saw on the tour. This wall is plastered with tons of fake dollar bills. We were told one of the them is authentic, but we couldn't find it.

Venmo also featured one of the most unusual conference rooms we saw on the tour. This wall is plastered with tons of fake dollar bills. We were told one of the them is authentic, but we couldn't find it.

We also noticed a ton of Venmo swag, from mugs to t-shirts to infant onesies.

We also noticed a ton of Venmo swag, from mugs to t-shirts to infant onesies.

We saw a screen behind the front desk with a running feed of Venmo transactions.

We saw a screen behind the front desk with a running feed of Venmo transactions.

When we visited Venmo's office, the floor had a similar, but slightly quieter and more relaxed, vibe.

When we visited Venmo's office, the floor had a similar, but slightly quieter and more relaxed, vibe.

And, for those inclined to rock out on the job, there's this musically themed room, which features some real instruments.

And, for those inclined to rock out on the job, there's this musically themed room, which features some real instruments.

Another comfortable conference room required occupants to take off their shoes before entering.

Another comfortable conference room required occupants to take off their shoes before entering.

... but there are also plenty of quirky spaces to hide away. This room was plastered with bright album covers.

... but there are also plenty of quirky spaces to hide away. This room was plastered with bright album covers.

Some people were working at their desks as we walked through...

Some people were working at their desks as we walked through...

... and even a stash of useful odds and ends, from lip balm to cough drops.

... and even a stash of useful odds and ends, from lip balm to cough drops.

... along with a free gym...

... along with a free gym...

We immediately noticed the office features lots of comfy seating and bright murals...

We immediately noticed the office features lots of comfy seating and bright murals...

Afterwards, we went to check out where some of the employees work and hang out.

Afterwards, we went to check out where some of the employees work and hang out.

Innovation showcase manager Josh Beyers demonstrated a visualization of PayPal transactions across the globe for us.

Innovation showcase manager Josh Beyers demonstrated a visualization of PayPal transactions across the globe for us.

Next, we headed to the show room. Like PayPal's San Jose headquarters, this office has a space where presenters can demonstrate how to make the most of PayPal's products and acquisitions, including Venmo and TIO.

Next, we headed to the show room. Like PayPal's San Jose headquarters, this office has a space where presenters can demonstrate how to make the most of PayPal's products and acquisitions, including Venmo and TIO.

It's known as Central Park — all of the locations on this floor are named after New York City icons.

It's known as Central Park — all of the locations on this floor are named after New York City icons.

One of the recent additions to the space is this big auditorium. About a hundred or so employees can congregate here.

One of the recent additions to the space is this big auditorium. About a hundred or so employees can congregate here.

Venmo was established on the fifth floor, while PayPal claimed floor six. Recently, PayPal also took over floors one and two.

Venmo was established on the fifth floor, while PayPal claimed floor six. Recently, PayPal also took over floors one and two.

The building initially started out as Venmo's headquarters. When eBay and PayPal split in 2015, the latter relocated from Chelsea and moved in with its recent acquisition.

The building initially started out as Venmo's headquarters. When eBay and PayPal split in 2015, the latter relocated from Chelsea and moved in with its recent acquisition.

First, we headed up to the office's private rooftop, which has a prime view of the Hudson River. Employees can gather here to work or mingle during happy hours or office events.

First, we headed up to the office's private rooftop, which has a prime view of the Hudson River. Employees can gather here to work or mingle during happy hours or office events.

We arrived at the company's West Village digs on a balmy afternoon last week. PayPal spokesperson Amanda Coffee showed around as the office prepared to celebrate its expansion.

We arrived at the company's West Village digs on a balmy afternoon last week. PayPal spokesperson Amanda Coffee showed around as the office prepared to celebrate its expansion.
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