NORFOLK, VA — 757 Startup Studios’ impact in Hampton Roads continues to expand. 757 Startup Studios, the region’s hub for early-stage, growth-oriented founders, will be welcoming 20 new startups. Founders will join a growing community of innovators and creators at the Assembly campus on Tuesday, May 31st. Since its launch in May 2021, 35 startups have participated in the 757 Startup Studios program. To date, over 70 percent of the Startup Studios’ founders have an under-represented founder as part of their team. Furthermore, those startups have created nearly 100 full-time jobs, hundreds of part-time jobs, and 16 internship opportunities. These startups have generated millions of dollars in revenue and raised millions more in capital investment.

According to Hunter Walsh, 757 Startup Studios Program Manager, “757 Startup Studios continues to demonstrate that we fill a vital need in our region by reducing obstacles and barriers that have traditionally hindered startups from growing and scaling.” Innovation and entrepreneurship are diversifying our economy while creating and attracting quality talent and bringing high-paying jobs to our region, added Walsh. All startups will have access to state-of-the-art amenities that include: rent-free tenancy, customized programming, access to mentorship, and office hours with subject matter experts.

Below are the startups that have been invited into the Studios founder community:

●  We Insure Things, A digital insurance marketplace

●  Hawkeyes Enterprises, Building a lifeline between parents and teen drivers

●  RESERVED, A sustainable alternative solution to the parking nightmare that

leverages unused driveways, curbs, and other vehicular accessible spaces by turning

them into rentable, shareable, parking so that we can all “Park Like We Belong.”

●  Pixelar LLC, Aims to help customers derive insight from pixels and deliver them in

augmented reality

●  Gel Formations LLC, Development and manufacturing of bioreactors for growing

algae on landfills

●  Relai Inc, Innovating how parcel lockers are both placed & used for sustainable

parcel management in the last mile

●  Sunset Messages, Provides an opportunity for our customers to create messages

that will be sent to their loved ones after the customer passes away – after their


●  Crunchy Hydration, A mindful hydration that fuels the brain and uplifts the soul

●  Converting.Conversation., Helping good organizations capture inspired &

ongoing-support, human-to-human, one unforgettable-conversation at-a-time

●  TRO Energy Solutions, Charging forward in electrification

●  Bonaire, Custom-fitted & personally designed clothing

●  Cliqket, Invite only community led marketplaces

●  Anna Malone, Producing environmentally conscientious, refillable household cleaning products

●  Sonya Barsness Consulting, Provides products and services to promote a different way of thinking about the multidimensional experience of growing older and growing with dementia

●  Cyclops FPV/Deaf LLC, First-person view Drone manufacturer that allows you to “focus on the flying”.

●  The Champ’s Car Rental Club, A premium transportation solution provider for business and group travel

●  Photog, A platform where consumers can find a photographer based on niche, budget and location

●  BrandBox by Tag It Brand It, A digital marketing and branding company providing digital design services and marketing strategies, while creating creative spaces for coworking, meetups, and workshops

●  Diaphanous, Providing web3-as-a-service to organizations of any size

●  Black Systemic Equity Project Inc, Creating Black and DEIA Eco-Systems


About 757 Startup Studios

757 Startup Studios is a non-profit incubator that acts as an innovation hub for growth-oriented startups focused on validating, developing, growing, and scaling their business efficiently. 757 Startup Studios’ programming and resources are tailored specifically for early-stage entrepreneurs. Unlike traditional co-working, 757 Startup Studios offers 6 months of free rent removing an obstacle for early-stage companies. Providing unparalleled resources and amenities, the space is co-located with 757 Angels and 757 Accelerate and offers access to Assembly amenities. 757 Startup Studios is part of 757 Collab, a vertically integrated community that together provides capital, acceleration, and an incubation arm—a unique, complete model for achieving success for the region’s entrepreneurial and startup ecosystem. For more information, visit


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