Last week, 757 Startup Studios welcomed 31 new startups into their growing founder community.  These early-stage entrepreneurs will utilize the next six months to ideate and grow their businesses at the Assembly Innovation campus in Downtown Norfolk. Over the last 12 months, Studios has helped launch over 24 new products, helped founders secure over $10M in capital, and facilitated over 150 unique programmatic offerings.

“I am proud to say that 100% of these startups have an under-recognized founder as part of their team,” said Hunter Walsh, Director of 757 Startup Studios. All startups will have access to state-of-the-art amenities that include: rent-free tenancy, customized programming, access to a robust mentorship network, office hours with subject matter experts,ning modules, workshops, self-paced lear and so much more. 

“Startup Studios is the epicenter for growth-oriented entrepreneurs in the region. It is always exciting to reach more founders and welcome them into our community,” said Paul Nolde, 757 Collab Managing Director. “2024 is shaping up to be a robust year not only for 757 Startup Studios and the Collab network but for the 757 ecosystem in general. We are excited to continue to partner with other entrepreneurial support organizations in the region – such as Black BRAND, Innovate Hampton Roads, and the Hampton Roads SBDC – to increase our capacity to reach and serve even more founders in the future,” said Nolde.  

“When we opened our doors just under three years ago, we had no idea what to expect. We continue to be surprised by the interest and impact we are making throughout the entire region by reducing obstacles and barriers so growth-minded entrepreneurs can focus on validating and scaling their ideas,” added Walsh. 

Below are the startups that have joined the Studios founder community in the most recent cohort: 

  • Adult Tumbling 757: Adult Tumbling 757 introduces working adults to a new approach to life by merging fitness and play through unique tumbling classes and events.
  • Aunt Carol’s Sauce: Our company specializes in producing a versatile and flavorful all-purpose sauce, deeply rooted in family legacy and focused on enhancing culinary experiences in both retail and online markets.
  • Beige LLC: Developing an AI personal trainer for fitness using form tracking.
  • Better Days Logistics LLC: Arrange transportation for direct customers with a mission to educate carriers on current and future alternative fuel. 
  • Blue Lotus Kombucha: A health and environmentally conscious company that uses functional ingredients to infuse kombucha for various health benefits. 
  • CarOhana: Providing on demand safety focused public car parking for women by women.
  • Clipt Technologies LLC.: Clipt connects hairstylists to busy families for in-home haircuts. 
  • Cultour: An online marketplace focusing on helping individuals experience culture from around the world at a local level.
  • Dawlon: An air cushion for your feet while on your feet. 
  • Dinnie in Virginnie LLC: The ultimate VA fan connection, showcasing all the wonderful people, places, things, and events that are here in the great, great state of Virginia.
  • Hampton Roads Arts Initiative LLC (Sauce Apparel Company): We take the initiative to get local artists noticed. 
  • Her Smoothe Coupé, LLC: We are a female owned and operated mobile mechanic business.
  • Homspector: Homspector is a mobile app for home inspectors that utilizes unique design and functionality to offer a very intuitive user interface and workflow. 
  • International Shipping: A new innovative digital way for companies to ship goods from country to country with one online platform.
  • KeepUp: KeepUp helps working professionals strengthen relationships and stay in touch.
  • MoneyVersity, LLC: A financial literacy platform focused on teaching complex topics in an easy way.
  • NXV, Inc: Developing Workflow automation using AI for US Navy Ships repair and alteration contracting companies.  
  • Our Brand Media, LLC: Multi-distribution video channel designed to be accessible for any creator of content. 
  • Scribble: Scribble is a social networking service, connecting authors and writers to opportunities and resources. 
  • Tall Glass Wellness: Tall Glass Wellness is a brand committed to empowering others on their self-improvement journeys through innovative products, technology, and connections.
  • Terra Fit Brands: Dedicated to helping moms live a healthier lifestyle, by restoring confidence and giving a better understanding of true fitness.
  • The Chakra Network LLC: We have engaging discussions and reviews with people who enjoy anime. 
  • Trash Can Screen LLC: Providing homeowners, renters, and businesses with superior insect protection solutions.
  • Worldly Languages: Providing language services, along with business analytics and Salesforce skills to the ecosystem, with bilingual latino professionals offering localization and IT services. 
  • YourPhysicianFinder LLC: Website that helps physicians connect and rate hospitals.

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 a 6 months rent free tenancy, removing a financial 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. 

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About 757 Collab 

757 Collab harnesses the power of 757 Angels powered by Venture South, 757 Accelerate and 757 Startup Studios providing capital, programs and place to entrepreneurs in all stages of development. 757 Collab is located at the 757 Startup Studios within Assembly, an iconic campus for makers and creators in the heart of Downtown Norfolk. 757 Collab stands on values that promote an interconnected, inclusive and impactful ecosystem.  These values drive the emerging Hampton Roads and statewide ecosystem.  For more information, visit


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