Join the Triangle’s founder-focused
home for startups
Access community online or in-person across the Triangle
Grow your company alongside other founders throughout the Triangle in one of only 11 Google for Startups Hubs in North America and the only Hub in North Carolina.
Here are 3 more reasons to join American Underground:
- Our community responds. Whether you’re hiring for an open role, rapid prototyping a product feature, in search of advice or an intro to a VC or investor, our connected community supports on specifics.
- We are designed for high-growth companies. If you’re building a product and on a pathway to scale, we are here to feed your growth. If you’re a Female Founder, a Founder of Color or a Veteran Founder, you’re in the right place to find like-minded entrepreneurs and programming designed for you.
- We’ve built a platform to build your brand. Our digital community is designed to showcase the companies in the ecosystem and the people who lead them. Simplify storytelling with our company profile templates designed to capture your culture and coming soon, an on-site Story Lab to create custom content.
- We don’t have all the answers, but our community does. AU taps Google for Startups and other community experts to lead programming that sharpens skills in the areas startups need to thrive and inspires a growth mentality.
- Access programming that tracks with you as you grow. From People and Culture, to Operations, Marketing and Product, we offer content in tune with your growth stage and the topics you care about (and we’re always listening for new ideas).
- We are designed for the needs of high growth companies. Elevate your company’s brand with dedicated space in American Underground workspaces across the Triangle.
- We offer space options that grow with you. From standing desks in a shared bullpen to dedicated, branded offices, American Underground offers community suited to startup teams from one to seventy-five.
- Work for a startup not based in the Triangle? Join other remote employees who work from American Underground for high-growth startups all over the world.
Join the directory of high-growth startups in the Triangle when you complete a profile on americanunderground.com.
- Free exposure, no strings attached
- An easy-to-use, customizable company profile
- Highlight awards and accomplishments, company culture and employer benefits that set you apart
- Post company news & thought leadership
Member access to the community without a workspace.
Everything in Free Company Listing plus,
- Unlimited job postings
- Access to member programming
- Virtual access to the AU community: peer groups, advisors, listserv posting
- First Month Free
Looking for workspace?
Starting at $249
Whether you’re looking for a touchdown spot for 1, or a homebase for 75+, we grow with you.
This includes everything in the Virtual Membership plus,
- A branded office to elevate your presence
- Offload operations to AU – things like security, facilities maintenance, a stocked snack bar, and self-serve coffee. Witty water cooler banter included.