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We believe startups increase and diversify economic opportunity, but require cultivation. Through a connected community, curated content and workspace that tap the region’s ecosystem of experts, American Underground is the Triangle’s front door to the resources startups, their founders and employees need.

Meet the Team

Adam Klein

Chief Strategist

Garry Lyon

Administrative Director

Laura Zabinski

Business Operations Manager

Steve Bullock

Community Manager

Tim Scales

Director of Growth



318 Blackwell St
Durham, NC 27701


201 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701


212 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701


101 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701

Bring your best,
we’ll bring the rest.