American Underground

American Underground Selects 12 Startups for Inaugural Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange Program for Black Founders

By American Underground

Teams headed to Durham represent a range of industries and metros including Austin and Boston, New Orleans and New York (Durham, NC) — Sept. 14, 2016 — The American Underground startup campus in Durham will host founders from around the nation, Oct. 9-14, as part of Google For Entrepreneurs (GFE) Exchange series. The GFE Exchange is a week­long immersion program

American Underground — Startup Capital of the South — Receives NC IDEA Support for ‘Retail Stampede’

By American Underground

Program Reinvents the Stampede Concept that Helped Launch NC’s Seminal Startup Hub, Expands Ecosystem’s Scope (Durham, NC) – Sept. 8, 2016 – The American Underground will use a $100,000 Ecosystem Partner grant from NC IDEA to launch a ‘Retail Stampede’ designed to identify and support startups focused on developing products for consumers. Entrepreneurs whose businesses fit the description below can

Janelle Monae, NASA, and Diversity in Tech

By Phillipe Charles

Durham: A Destination for Teachers?

By Adam Klein

ExitEvent Announces Wells Fargo as Media Innovation Partner

By American Underground

Durham, NC – Jan. 26, 2015 – ExitEvent, an online journal based within the expanding American Underground ecosystem, announces Wells Fargo as its first Media Innovation Partner. In this partnership, the global banking leader will present the 2016 ExitEvent Startup Social series and host an exclusive Founders Forum featuring discussion between startup leaders and Wells Fargo executives about innovation in

How a start-up hub made good on diversity goals

By American Underground

As seen in USA Today on Dec. 17, 2015 DURHAM, N.C. — The American Underground, a campus for entrepreneurs here, established a bold goal at the start of 2015: To build the most diverse start-up hub in the country inside of two years. This statement raised some eyebrows but, after nearly a year of experimentation and hard work, Durham is building not only

Durham’s American Underground Leads Nation on Entrepreneurial Diversity, Sees Major Increase in Funding

By American Underground

Durham’s American Underground Leads Nation on Entrepreneurial Diversity, Sees Major Increase in Funding “Startup Capital of the South” Announces Milestones with Video by Local Hip Hop Artist and Entrepreneur Professor Toon Today, the American Underground — a Google for Entrepreneurs tech hub — shared nation-leading figures on diversity and funding to a crowd of investors, entrepreneurs and political leaders at the hub’s annual

Triangle Startups Chosen to Advance in Challenge Cup Global Competition

By American Underground

Triangle Startups Chosen to Advance in Challenge Cup Global Competition  Challenge Cup Spans Over 50 Cities Around the World to Identify Entrepreneurs Tackling World’s Biggest Challenges, Featuring $1M in Funding Opportunities   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 11, 2015 Washington, D.C. and Durham, NC- The American Underground and global startup incubator and seed fund 1776 today announced the three Challenge Cup

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