This Week at Capitol Post (January 29-February 2)

Greetings! And then, it was winter again. . .warm up with some great events and activities from both us and our partners below for this week and beyond.



  • First: It is here! Next week, we are excited to team up with SEEDSPOT to host their two-day launch camp on Thu, Feb 8th and Fri, Feb 9th.
    • One of our favorite quotes is, “A year from now, you’d wish you’d started today.” . . Or in our case, you’d wish you started Feb 8th! Do it, do it now.
    • RSVP
  • Can’t make the two-day launch camp? You can still support veteran entrepreneurs at the Pitch Night on Fri, Feb 9th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Capitol Post. Support the next generation of ideas and people making them happen. RSVP
  • Second: we have also got two “asks” from folks in our community below if you can help. . .


Thank YOU!

  • To Craig Cummings from Moonshots Capital for leading a great discussion last Thursday at Capitol Post about the good, the bad, and the ugly of raising money with some of his stories from the trenches. See a pic of our group here.


Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.

  • Thu, Feb 8 – Feb 9, SEED SPOT & Capitol Post present our “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 your discount code)
  • Fri, Feb 9. Pitch Night. Hear the pitches from the companies participating in our two-day launch camp. Open to all. Capitol Post, 5:30 – 7:30pm. RSVP here. POC: Seda Goff.


Our Workshops/Events Around the DMV.

  • Wed, Feb 7. Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs Launch Dinner. 6:00 – 7:30 pm, WeWork Manhattan Laundry. By invitation. POC: Seda Goff
  • Feb 2019. February Bunker Brews at WeWork. Meet and greet for all of the veterans and veteran-owned companies at WeWork locations around DC. Stand by 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.


Asks from our Members.

  • Have you had a good experience with an SBA lender? If so, we want to hear! let us know who and what bank.
  • Do you know of any veterans with good website/coding skills? If so, let me know.


Support our Members.


Quote of the Week.

  • “A year from now, you’ll wish you started today .” – Karen Lamb (in keeping with our launch camp theme!)


Local and Interesting.

  • Be Washington: It’s Your Turn To Lead.” – A new first-person interactive experience at Mount Vernon that puts you in the shoes of the first president and commander-in-chief to see how you’d stack up to key decisions he made. For the Monday morning quarterback in all of us!


Places to Check Out.

  • Thanks to Beth Johnson for recommending we check out Heritage Brewing Company in Clarendon. Veteran-owned microbrewery out of Manassas. Super nice people, great service. . . . future Bunker Brews, perhaps? Stay posted. . .


Want to Get More Involved? Contact our fantastic campus manager Elizabeth

  • Join our mailing list: Stay up-to-date on what’s going on at Capitol Post and be the first to hear about future events.
  • Become a Friend of Capitol Post ($100/year): Name recognition, 10% off our swag, and a free day pass to our coworking space
  • Become a Coworking Member ($300/month for veterans, DoD, and their families. Non-veterans, contact for pricing): 24/7 access to our awesome coworking space and conference rooms in N. Old Town, Alexandria, plus our Founders Membership
  • Become a Virtual Member ($50/month): Business address and mailbox, 5 hours of conference room use, and our Founders Membership
  • Founders Membership ($250/year. For veterans, DoD, and their families):
    • 1:1 counseling, industry networking events and working groups, business subscriptions


Have a great week! Stay warm. See you next week for SEEDSPOT!






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