“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
3 Locations in Durham, 1 in Raleigh
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
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
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
Schedule A Tour
Tour one of our spaces
Please complete this form, and a member of our team will be in touch to schedule a tour. We offer weekly tours at 11am every Wednesday. To tour our Durham location, please meet us in the lobby of 201 West Main St. To tour our Raleigh location, please meet us at 213 Fayetteville St.
Tours usually last 30-45 minutes and include an overview of the history of the American Underground, a walk through of the space, and time for questions. We hope you’ll join us!
The American Underground is a
Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub
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.