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The Lowdown on Durham’s Competition in Google’s First-Ever Demo Day

In case you missed the breaking news on TechWire today, Durham has two companies representing in Google for Entrepreneurs’ first Demo Day in Palo Alto next month. Matt Williamson of Windsor Circle and Robbie Allen from Automated Insights will get an all-expense paid trip to Google headquarters to pitch alongside eight companies selected by Google’s six other tech hubs from across North America. Google is promising at least 100 investors in the audience. So naturally, we’re wondering what our hometown boys are up against. Can they win the hearts of investors and Google? Who else is vying? I spent...

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Google Hub to Increase Investors, Support Women in Raleigh-Durham Startups

How do you woo a Google executive? Put her in an ELF and bike her around downtown Raleigh. Google for Entrepreneurs’ top exec Mary Grove got that experience during a stop in the Triangle to visit American Underground and its many partners last week. She called Durham-based Organic Transit’s solar and electric trike “edgy” and “a very practical solution”, symbolic of the type of startups she met in town. Local community leaders took her on a tour of co-working spaces, universities and startup offices, and she attended American Underground @Raleigh’s grand opening (where she’s pictured second to right above)....

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