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Capitol Broadcasting leads investors in new coding firm Momentum Learning

Capitol Broadcasting is the lead investor in a new coding school startup, Momentum Learning, that will be operate in Durham and Raleigh. Momentum is led by two former executives with The Iron Yard, a coding school that has ceased operations. It offered courses in the Triangle. Jessica Mitsch, the founding CEO, confirmed that CBC, which is the parent company of and WRAL TechWire as well as American Underground where Momentum will be based, led the recently disclosed funding of $400,000. And Mitsch says Momentum is ramping up rapidly. “We have already selected and hired our first group staff,”...

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ExitEvent Acquired by American Underground

How it Started – Joe Procopio Well, one thing to note is there was acquisition interest almost from the beginning. I’m a working entrepreneur, and ExitEvent was something I started because I was convinced it needed to exist. Because I’m an entrepreneur, I built it like a startup — that’s pretty much all I know. I don’t know how to run foundations or dot-orgs, I know how to build and run companies. But because I’m a working entrepreneur, I knew I could never devote more than 3-5 hours a week to the cause. I invited 12 founders to the...

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American Underground Makes a 15-Year Startup Bet

You’d never know Adam Klein was a betting man. And he’s not. But that’s the first thing that might pop into your head when I tell you that American Underground, Durham’s startup center located underneath the American Tobacco Campus, will be expanding a block-and-a-half away to 201 West Main Street with 40 private offices and 70 co-working desks. There’s a big press splash today and a big party tomorrow in Bay 7, but this is not going down without a lot of forethought. Adam and I first starting talking about expansion back in the summer, when he first took...

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