American Underground

TSW: Trailblazers comes to the American Underground!

By American Underground

CALLING ALL TRAILBLAZERS! – So, you want to be an Entrepreneur…Let’s Do This! Problem-solve and discover your startup Genius! Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with over 1800 past events in 120 countries around the

$1 Billion, 6 Acquisitions, 24 Mos., Durham, NC …

By American Underground

At one Durham, NC hot spot, SIX companies, just a hundred yards of each other, have been acquired for well over a combined one billion dollars within the last 24 months. From this same spot, Google has picked and funded back-to-back Demo Day champs (2014 – Windsor Circle and 2015 – Mati Energy). Clearly, something remarkable and deserving of your

Four Big Exits, Two Google Demo Day Winner in 24 Months

By American Underground

At one Durham hot spot, FOUR tech companies, just a hundred yards of each other, have made MULTI-MILLION dollar exits within the last 24 months. From this same spot, Google has picked and funded BACK-TO-BACK Demo Day champs (2014 – Windsor Circle and 2015 – Mati Energy). Clearly, something remarkable is happening in the Bull City and specifically at the

Mati, Google Demo Day, April 2

By American Underground

Durham’s Tatiana Birgisson is packing up samples and preparing to become the first ever beverage founder to pitch at the Google for Entrepreneurs annual demo day on April 2. CNN Money just covered Tatiana’s story, including her creation of the locally produced Mati energy drink and her upcoming journey to Silicon Valley. It’s a fizzy David vs. Goliath tale, with

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