Studio

We take ideas from concept to company

Expa Studio combines design expertise, operational support, and capital to turn bold ideas into category-defining companies. As a founding partner, we work with visionary founders by providing hands-on guidance with branding and positioning, product design and development, and fundraising for future rounds.

How we build at Studio

Branding

We help craft the brand’s identity, develop the branding systems, and seamlessly integrate it with product and marketing.

Product Design

We guide the product design process by creating mockups, UI/UX, systems design, and prototypes.

Operational Support

We offer support with company formation, legal strategy, marketing, operations, and hiring top talent.

Funding

We provide the initial capital to launch the business and support with follow-along funding and introductions to top VC funds to support growth.

Resources

We share our tested playbooks, processes, and go-to-market strategies to help get companies to market faster.

Network

We activate our network of advisors, founders, operators, investors, and designers to provide guidance, reduce roadblocks, and accelerate learning.

Studio Companies

Hear from Studio founders

Jonathan McNulty

CEO, Haus

“Being part of this community and surrounded by other teams taking big swings forces you to ask the question: how can we push our product further and make our impact larger?”

Uma Subramanian

CEO, AERO

“Expa's a very supportive and progressive environment. And if you have wild and crazy ideas, it’s a great place to get things done.”

Jake King

CEO & CO-FOUNDER, CMD

“One of the things I find most refreshing is that the blend of the partners’ skillsets has been really efficient for us to learn as a company how to succeed.”

Stuart Sopp

Ceo & Co-founder, Current

“Our partnership with Expa allowed us to take Current from a concept and infrastructure to a full-fledged challenger bank.”