American Underground is Expanding to New Space in Durham

The American Underground at the American Tobacco Historic District, where we have our office, is fully leased and has a waiting list for new tenants. As a results, American Underground operator Capitol Broadcasting Company has announced it will expand in Downtown Durham. The 22,000 square foot space will be known at Underground @Main Street and serve as a hub for new and emerging technology businesses in Durham.

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Now’s the Time to Start a Business

News & Observer guest columnist and VP of Product Engineering at Automated Insights, Joe Procopio, shares his thoughts on why he believes there is no better time to start a business in the Triangle. He shares his three primary reasons for his belief: 1) technologies such as cloud computing, standardized coding languages, plug-and-play tools and the Web make starting easier; 2) early stage funding options haves become more varied and accessible; and, 3) startup hubs are are converging.

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Skin in the Game: For Startups, Investing, Sacrifice, Taking Risks are Essential

Special contributor Jason Parker repots from Startup Summit in Raleigh and talks with the Entrepreneur’s Panel about their greatest startup challenges and advice to aspiring entrepreneurs. The panel included Robbie Allen, founder and CEO of Automated Insights, Daniel Chalef, founder and CEO of KnowledgeTree, Luke Fishback, founder and CEO of PlotWatt, and Matt Williamson, co-founder and CEO of Windsor Circle.

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