Greetings! Take a quick moment to scroll through our events below this week. Of note: Craig Cummings is coming to CP this Thu, Jan 25th and don’t forget to sign up for our two-day launch camp with SEEDSPOT. We’ve got a few more slots for those interested.
- To all who joined us for our Co-Working Week and our Caffeine Canteen Coffee this past Friday morning! Check out some pictures of the morning here.
- To the Academy of United States Veterans for honoring Bunker Labs and other veteran service organizations this past Saturday evening at the Vetty’s downtown. Seda Goff accepted the award presented by StreetShares Mark Rockefeller. Our pictures from the event are here.
- To JPMorgan Chase’s Jay Siembieda for introducing us to the Maryland Tech Council’s CEO Tami Howie. We are excited to do more things with our friends up in Maryland this year!
- To member Bill Abernathy for sharing his experiences working with us at the Capitol Post Board of Directors Meeting this past week. Thanks, Bill!
Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.
- Wed, Jan 24. Capitol Post 1:1’s. Want to learn more about our programs and our co-working space? 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Sun Trust Foundation Room, POC: Emily McMahan.
- Thu, Jan 25, Craig Cumming Brown-Bag Lunch. Craig is here from Austin, and we have asked him to share his lessons learned from being a founder and on how to raise capital.
- Thu, Feb 8 – Feb 9, SEED SPOT & Capitol Post present “2-Day Launch Camp.” Join other impact-driven entrepreneurs and individuals interesting in launching a venture. Capitol Post, POC: Seda Goff. (attn CP members: email Seda for the discount code)
Our Workshops/Events Around the DMV.
- Wed, Jan 31. Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs Launch Dinner. 6:00 – 7:30 pm, WeWork Manhattan Laundry. By invitation. POC: Seda Goff
- Thu, Feb 15. February Bunker Brews at WeWork. Meet and greet for all of the veterans and veteran-owned companies at WeWork locations around DC. Standby for more details, POC: Seda Goff.
- Thu, Mar 8. The Muster DC. 12-6:00 pm. District Winery, Washington DC. POC: Seda Goff.
Workshops/Events from our Partners & Sponsors.
- Tue, Jan 23. True Pop CEO Renette Dallas will be featured at WeWork Tasty Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, WeWork Dupont Circle, 11th Floor, POC: Seda Goff.
- Tue, Jan 30. Objective Rally Point presents, “Are you Prepared For the New Tax Law?” 7:15 – 9:00 am, Army Navy Country Club, Arlington, VA, POC: Lee Dougherty
- Wed, Jan 31. FH+H presents, “Lawyers are Founders. How to Run Your Practice Like a Startup.” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. The Forge at FH+H, POC: Victoria Moses.
- Fri, Feb 9. FH+H presents, “Positioning Your Company for Sale.” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. The Forge at FH+H, POC: Victoria Moses
- Wed, Feb 21. Application deadline for the Vinetta Project’s Venture Challenge. POC: Kelly O’Malley
- Wed, Feb 21 – Thu, Feb 22. Future of Technology Summit, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC. Plug: our very own Seda Goff will be speaking! Use code “BL80” for an 80% discount code for startup exhibitions (limited to first five).
- Thu, Mar 1 – Fri, Mar 2. Circular Summit powered by Alice. Three hundred exceptional women entrepreneurs, investors, members of the media, policymakers, experts and partners in Washington, D.C., to share ideas, experiences and knowledge to help grow your business.U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, DC. POC: Courtenay Siegried.
- Sun, Apr 8. Deadline to apply for the Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator powered by Techstars, starts July 2018, Philadelphia, PA.
Support our Members.
- To Bunker Labs Austin and re.3D Co-Founder Samantha Snabes for winning one million (yes, one million) dollars at the WeWork Creator Awards this past Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. Read more here. Samantha took home first prize for the First Wave pitch competition we hosted at FH+H back in September. We are huge fans!
- To Bunker Labs’ Becca Keaty for pitching on behalf of Bunker Labs and winning $180k. Great job, Becca!
Quote of the Week.
- “Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.” – George Santayana
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Have a great week!