American Underground

$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

CODE2040 and Google for Entrepreneurs Partner to Launch Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program

By American Underground

“Opportunity always will be the core of what the American Underground is all about. As we grow in size, we are also keenly interested in expanding the opportunity to start a business and maybe even change the world. Working with CODE2040 gives us the resources and structure to do that in a game changing way. We’re thrilled to representing the

AU Annual Report Unveiling

By American Underground

Above you’ll find the first-ever American Underground Annual Report. This report reflects data from collected from AU companies from October 2013- October 2014. The report quantifies for the first time the way the Triangle’s startup community has benefited the regional economy.  This report reflects the hard work of the 180 companies that call the American Underground home. Bullspeedahead! You can also view

Former Cisco Staffers Invited to Start Something at ‘Landing Spot’

By American Underground

The Underground is excited to open its doors as a landing spot to former Cisco employees! Former Cisco Staffers Invited to Start Something at ‘Landing Spot’   “Supporting talented individuals is core to building a strong economy …”   RESEARCH TRIANGLE — Oct. 28 — Layoffs are an unfortunate inevitability in business; but such developments can lead to new opportunities.

American Underground Collaborates with Red Hat to Offer Silicon Valley ‘Foxhole”

By American Underground

Office Space in Mountain View Open to AU Teams Dropping in on West Coast (Mountain View, CA) – Sept. 16, 2014 – The American Underground is teaming with Red Hat to share space at the open source leader’s office in Mountain View with America Underground’s Durham and Raleigh tenants. Dubbed the American Underground Foxhole, the space may prove pivotal to

Proud to Announce: AU @Main is Expanding!

By American Underground

As originally seen in Triangle Business Journal, “Excitement builds for American Underground’s Durham expansion” by Staff Writer Lauren K. Ohnesorge “It takes imagination,” says Adam Klein, motioning to the stark, opaque walls framing the hallway. “You have to imagine that none of this is here.” Everything, from the walls to the muddled blue-green carpet, is being gutted, starting Sept. 2.

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