Accelerator Program

Accelerator Program 2020-06-22T21:39:14+00:00

What you get

757 Accelerate is a 3-month selective startup accelerator program providing
founders with capital, connections, and customers.

Connect to mentors, investors,
education, co-working space

$20,000 seed capital
without taking equity

Engage real customers to
validate your business

Demo Days with
potential investors

Team Requirements

We are committed to amassing all of our resources to help you, and in exchange we need you to agree to the following eligibility requirements:

  • Committed, full-time founder(s) willing relocate to Hampton Roads for the 3-month program
  • Solving Disruptive Problems
  • Scalable Solution with High-Growth Potential
757 Accelerate 2020 Cohort
Non-Dilutive Capital: $20,000
APPLICATIONS OPEN MAY 1
APPLICATIONS CLOSE JUN 24
FINALIST INTERVIEWS JUL 23
COHORT SELECTED JUL 31
PROGRAM AUG 24 – NOV 20

Is 757 Accelerate Right For You?

You may be ready for 757 Accelerate if you are:

  • Validating your business model
  • Prototyping your product
  • Developing a go-to market plan
  • Connecting with customers
  • Preparing for next-stage funding

If you aren’t sure if you are ready please reach out to us and we will help you map out your journey and connect you to the right people.

Thank You to our sponsors

Towne Bank
Chesapeake
Hampton
Newport News
Norfolk Development
Portsmouth
Virginia Beach
Christopher Newport University
EVMS
Norfolk State University
ODU
757 Angels Group
Rise Resilience
NASA
Tech Center
Ferguson Ventures