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StartWheel Newsletter

Volume 1 | Issue 6

Your source for Hampton Roads' startup and innovation news.
Read on for stories, events, and resources you need to know about!

What We Do

StartWheel is a centralized hub for news, events, and resources related to entrepreneurship and innovation in Hampton Roads. We aim to support and cultivate the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem. Check out our website at to learn how you can join us and connect with the community.

We hit the streets (co-working spaces, incubators, universities, etc.) to cover startups, resources, and events you should know about—and deliver them to your inbox, social media feed, and on the web.

757 Angels Application Deadline

Applications due Jan. 16

Learn more about the application and screening process...
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Top Stories

757 Accelerate Startups Showcased at Community Event

For 12 weeks, five startups had access to mentors, investors, work space, $20,000 each, and other resources through the program.
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Winners Announced for Start Peninsula

A memorable entrepreneurial event, Start Peninsula is a prime example of regional collaboration, including both public and private sector participants.
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Peninsula Entrepreneurs to Launch Co-Working Space With Child Watch

Momentum Coworking + Playcare is starting small as it seeks potential members, with pop-up co-working and business workshops at the Fort Monroe YMCA Dec. 4-7.
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RISE Announces Finalists of the 2018 Coastal Community Resilience Challenge

The Challenge fills an important niche by bringing in new resilience thinking for Hampton Roads and beyond.
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Resource Rally

Each newsletter edition we highlight a local resource that can help grow your business.


SCORE Hampton Roads offers experienced mentors with decades of expertise in many areas of business including government contracting, manufacturing, hospitality, marketing, financial industries, and computing.

Mentors provide FREE face-to-face meetings and low cost workshops and events designed to enable entrepreneurs to succeed and thrive in today's challenging business climate. From helping start-up entrepreneurs get their small businesses off the ground to helping established small businesses grow and flourish, SCORE mentors are ready to assist with all manner of business advice and guidance.
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Upcoming Events

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Nov. 29, 2018

600 Butler Farm Rd.
Hampton, VA 23666

Understanding Your Personal & Business Credit

This workshop offers a wide range of helpful information, interactive tools and practical strategies all designed to help you increase your financial literacy and reach your financial goals.
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Dec. 3, 2018

6:30pm - 8:30pm
801 Boush St., Ste. 104
Norfolk, VA 23510

757ColorCoded Holiday Party

End your year by partying with 757ColorCoded! They'll be hosting a holiday soiree at MAXX Potential's office. Snacks and drinks will be provided!
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Dec. 7, 2018

The Williamsburg Lodge
310 South England St.
Williamsburg, VA 23185

9th Annual Virginia Economic Summit

CEOs from Virginia based companies will discuss the value proposition Virginia offers to the companies they lead.
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Dec. 4–7, 2018

Ft. Monroe YMCA
8 Ruckman Rd.
Hampton, VA 23651

Momentum Coworking + Playcare Popup

This four-day popup event gives working parents the chance to try out coworking. Attend business programming, networking events, and meet like minded entrepreneurs and freelancers. Childcare is provided on site!.
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Dec. 13, 2018

4111 Monarch Way, Ste. 106
Norfolk, VA 23508

Business Plan Bootcamp

Learn how to develop a sophisticated business plan that includes legal forms, equipment requirements & costs, organizational structure, strategic planning, market analysis, a financial plan, and more. Presented by Veterans Business Outreach Center @ ODU.
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Dec. 12, 2018

757 Makerspace
237 W. 24th St.
Norfolk, VA 23517

Introduction to 3D Printing

This workshop is designed to introduce beginners to the art of working level knowledge of 3D printing. 
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