SEEDSPOT | This Week at Capitol Post, Feb 5-9th
Greetings! We are excited to be in February finally (was it me or did January feel seven weeks long?) We have got some fantastic workshops & events planned. . .read on!
- Lift off! Our two-day Launch Camp with SEEDSPOT is this Thu, Feb 8th, and Fri, Feb 9th.
- We have seventeen people taking the plunge and have room for two more if you are holding back! RSVP
- Can’t make the two-day Launch Camp?
- You can still support our veteran entrepreneurs at the Pitch Night on Fri, Feb 9th from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Capitol Post. RSVP
Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.
- Thu, Feb 8 – Feb 9. SEED SPOT & Capitol Post present, “2-Day Launch Camp.” Join other impact-driven entrepreneurs and individuals interested in launching a venture. Capitol Post, POC: Seda Goff.
- 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 – 7:30 PM. RSVP here. POC: Seda Goff.
- Fri, Feb 16. GovCon Connect Session #1 for Capitol Post members, 08:30 – 10:00 AM. RSVP to Elizabeth Watson.
Our Workshops/Events Around the DMV.
- Wed, Feb 7. Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs Launch Dinner. 6:00 – 8:00 pm, WeWork Manhattan Laundry. By invitation. POC: Seda Goff
- Feb 2018. 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 (co-working available on site). District Winery, Washington DC. POC: Seda Goff.
Workshops/Events from our Partners & Sponsors.
- Wed, Feb 7. FH+H presents, “What You Didn’t Know That You Didn’t Know About Patents.” 12:00 – 1:00 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 14. Maryland Tech Council presents, “Innovation Speaker Series Breakfast: featuring Mission BBQ Founder Bill Kraus” 08:30 – 10:30 am, Lockheed Martin, Arlington, VA.
- Fri, Feb 16 – Sun, Feb 18. Patriot Boot Camp presents “Tech Entrepreneur Boot Camp,” Embassy Suites, San Antonio, TX, POC: Josh Carter.
- Wed, Feb 21. Fosterly Census presents, “Report Release Event,” 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Alley by Verizon, Washington DC. RSVP here.
- Wed, Feb 21. Veterans Leadership Council DC Chapter Launch Happy Hour, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Deloitte (Rosslyn Office), Arlington, VA, POC: Dan Biga.
- 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.
- Fri, Apr 20 – Sun, Apr 22. Patriot Boot Camp presents, “#VetHacks” all day, Washington DC, POC: Josh Carter.
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.
- Support the Armed Services Arts Partnership’s lineup of 2018 workshops for this Spring. POC: Dani Aron-Schiavone
In the News.
- Throwback. . .Tuesday. Check out blink.cloud Founder Jon Luzader in the news. The basic training throwback photo made us smile. Thanks Jon for the shout out!
Valentines Day Planning.
- Our friends over at Dog Tag Bakery will make your Valentines Day easy AND sweet. Check out some of their specials
Welcome New Members.
Quote of the Week.
- “Most of us are experts at solving other people’s problems, but we generally solve them in terms of our own and the advice we give is seldom for other people but for” – Nan Fairbrother
- We are a bit of a divided Patriots vs. Eagles office here. Take a break with this hilarious skit from this past weekend’s SNL
- Congrats to our Bunker Labs Philadelphia chapter for their victory (said begrudgingly)
- Did anyone else see DCode Founder Meagan Metzger’s husband standing behind Pink during the national anthem?! The President’s Own Percussionist Gunnery Sergeant Michael Metzger is on the far left in the clip
See you this week at SEEDSPOT!