3 Locations in Durham, 1 in Raleigh

American Underground


A resource rich environment featuring premier accelerator and incubator programs, a tech training academy, and 10-15 person startups based in Durham’s nationally renowned historic tobacco factory.

318 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701

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American Underground

@Main Street

A mix of 2-5 person private offices and coworking desks in a former bank building near Duke University and the restaurants and nightlife of downtown Durham.

201 W Main St. Ste 100, Durham, NC, 27701

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American Underground


Anchored on downtown’s marquee Fayetteville Street, this location is home to premier code school, the Iron Yard Code Academy. AU Startups from Durham have access to this space’s conference rooms, kitchen area, and coffee bar.

213 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

American Underground


Our newest location is now open! It flaunts premier office space for startups who have grown and matured. This space also includes an interactive beat-making lab and a retail space for AU member company, Runaway.

212 W Main St, Durham NC 27701


Our Members Access



Forget orchestrating a big move, our offices are fully-furnished and turn-key. From 1-30 person teams, we’ve got an office for you.


Shared Conference rooms

Take advantage of 10 conference rooms to strategize and hold client meetings -- complete with whiteboards, TVs, and conference phones.


Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Amenities

Gain unrivaled access to software credits, experts, and unique events from the most successful startup in the world, Google.



24/7 access to premier space in Raleigh and Durham, perfect for getting out of the house and working alongside like-minded individuals.


Community Events

Take part in high caliber meetups, educational programs and networking events that will make you a smarter startup.


Flexible Lease Terms

Leave behind the lease handcuffs. We offer month-to-month terms, affording you and your team flexibility and space appropriate to your growth.


Utilities & High Speed Internet

All utilities, including high speed fiber internet, is provided in most offices and coworking as part of your low cost rent.


Coffee & other perks

Grab your caffeine at our complimentary coffee bar, ride the slide, or hurry to your meeting on a Razor scooter. After all, this is supposed to be fun!


Regional Access

We give our teams access to our Durham and Raleigh locations at no additional cost. Take a meeting in our @Main location and zip back to @Raleigh to cowork in the afternoon.


Startup Federation

The Startup Federation is a global network of the world’s top incubators. Through this program, AU companies can access the resources they need to scale regardless of the city they choose to call home.



ExitEvent provides news, information and tools emerging companies and smart investors need to grow their businesses, and in a talk shop kind of way. Based in the American Underground @Main, they focus on covering the stories of up-and-coming tech companies.


The American Underground is a
Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub

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Google For Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Benefits


Entrepreneur in Residence

Together with CODE2040 and Google for Entrepreneurs, we are piloting an Entrepreneur in Residence Program to create and grow a strong, diverse, and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem. Talib Graves-Manns (pictured above) is Co-Founder and CIO of RainbowMe.


Exclusive Google Partner Events

Access unique events like the first ever Google for Entrepreneurs Investor Demo Day, Google Hangouts with Steve Case, Soar Triangle and many more to come.


Google Software Product Credits

American Underground companies receive significant credits on Google’s software platforms, app engine and more.


Connections to Experts

Receive insight and expert guidance on your Android app, join Google Developer Group meetups and more.

  •  “I make it a point to regularly mention PRSONAS, the American Underground and Google for Entrepreneurs in the same sentence. The association with the American Underground and Google for Entrepreneurs instantly helps increase our credibility.”

    – David Rose
    PRSONAS, American Underground @Main

  • “It means a lot when one of the most important tech companies in the history of our industry puts its name behind something. This is Google putting its brand and support behind companies like ArchiveSocial, which elevates the possibilities for all of us.”

    – Anil Chawla
    ArchiveSocial, American Underground @Main