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Triangle Startups Chosen to Advance in Challenge Cup Global Competition

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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

American Underground Lands Highest Number of Teams in Silicon Valley Program

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American Underground Lands Highest Number of Teams in Silicon Valley Program Plus, American Tobacco Ecosystem Scores Seventh Exit in Two Years   The American Underground@Main is sending three startup founders to Silicon Valley, Nov. 2-6, for a special “exchange” program — the most of any of the hubs participating from around the world.   Galvanize — a global ‘tech campus’

Coastal Federal Credit Union Teams with American Underground to Share Expertise with Entrepreneurs

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“Startup Capital of the South” Welcomes Programming, Conference Room, Office Hours and “Family Feel” from A Leader in Financial Technologies (Durham) – October 13, 2015 – Coastal Federal Credit Union has signed on to boost the fast growing American Underground startup ecosystem by providing programming, offering insights to entrepreneurs during regular office hours and sponsoring a community conference room.  

News – International Festival Makes Durham Debut

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Moogfest to Debut in Durham, May 2016 International Festival of Music, Art and Technology a “Sonic Boom for Innovators in the Triangle and Around the World” (Durham) — July 14, 2015 — Leaders from civic organizations, cultural institutions, government and business announced on Tuesday that Moogfest — an internationally acclaimed festival of music, art and technology — will debut in

Fidelity Investments Teams with American Underground

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Partnership brings Fidelity’s leadership in innovation to the startup ecosystem Fidelity Investments a leading financial services provider with a large regional operation in Research Triangle Park, has teamed up with the American Underground ecosystem to offer its industry leading innovation insights and resources in an effort to help enrich and learn from the AU’s entrepreneurial  community.  Starting immediately, Fidelity’s R&D and

TSW: Trailblazers moving at Bullspeed!

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Nine teams, 54 hours, 50 startup junkies from all backgrounds…and unlimited Bull City CiderWorks + MATI (together!)…Welcome to Startup Weekend! Entrepreneurs from around the Triangle and region gather here at the American Underground @Main to execute on nine different ideas throughout the weekend. Stakes are high to come up with the best idea, too.  AT&T is in the house as a sponsor to bring

Startup Weekend features hackathon to develop apps for the disabled

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As seen on WRAL TechWire… Developers, entrepreneurs, business leaders and more are gathering in Durham this weekend for Triangle Startup Weekend: Trailblazers. A highlight is a hackathon devoted to developing apps for the disabled. $100,000 in prize money is at stake at a national challenge in July. “We’re doing something pretty cool with AT&T around assisted mobile technology for people with

Want to work for a company at the American Underground?

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Wouldn’t it be fun to work in an office with an adult-sized slide and razor scooters to zip around on?! Plus lots of opportunities to hang out with fellow entrepreneurs? Check out these AWESOME AU companies that are currently hiring: MoveLoot- Customer Support Associate; description here. LCMS PLUS- Systems Administrator; description here. Device Magic– Director of Marketing; description here. AdWerx– Senior Ruby on Rails Developer; description here. Freedom- Customer Operations Manager, Front

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