This Week at Capitol Post, Feb 12-16
- SEEDSPOT 2-Day Launch Camp. Thanks to our partners at SEEDSPOT for putting on a great 2-day launch camp last Thursday and Friday at Capitol Post.
- Congrats to Army veteran Alex Sawyer for winning three months of co-working at the pitch competition
- Thank you to these veteran & spouse business owners for providing some great in-kind sponsorships:
- Check out pictures from the pitch event last Friday here
- Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs Launch Dinner. Thank you to WeWork for hosting an amazing dinner and kickoff! Check out some of our pictures here.
- Erik Martinez Resly for donating his screen-printed work, “Art & Soul” to our co-working space.
Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.
- Fri, Feb 16. GovCon Connect Session #1 for Capitol Post members, 08:30 – 10:00 AM. Capitol Post, POC: Elizabeth Childers
- Wed, Jan 21. 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.
Our Workshops/Events Around the DMV.
- Thu, Mar 1. Bunker Brews at WeWork Veteran Social. Meet and greet for all of the veterans and veteran-owned companies at WeWork locations around DC. 5:00 – 8:00 PM, WeWork, 80 M Street, Washington, DC, 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.
- Tomorrow, 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. Email: Tami Howie.
- 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
- 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. Winner gets $20k in cash. Open to female founders with tech or tech-enabled business (must have 1 female founder). 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!
- 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. S. Institute of Peace, Washington, DC. Alice has been gracious enough to extend scholarships for female veteran attendees. POC: Sandra
- Thu, Mar 1. Deadline to apply for the Pat Tillman Scholars program.
- Heading to SXSW? Touch base with our Bunker Labs Austin colleagues who will be hosting some great events for the veteran community throughout. Share your info here to stay in the loop. POC: Sabrina Wojtewicz.
Support our Members.
- Support the Armed Services Arts Partnership’s lineup of 2018 workshops for this Spring. POC: Dani Aron-Schiavone
Welcome New Members!
- Alex Sawyer
- Justin Saadein-Morales
- Sloane Darden
- Corrinne Callins
- Melissa Daigle Katz
- Oliver Fryer
- Sherry Pearson
- Michael Grow
Valentines Day Planning.
Check it, Check it Out.
- Patriotic Online Marketplace: Veteran-owned online marketplace (kind of a small version of Amazon). They only sell veteran owned & military spouse owned products.
- Congrats to Harry Alford for welcoming his first son Tatum Riley earlier this month! No word whether Harry has put him in the net already to start his goalie training. . . congrats to Harry and his wife Sarah on their new bundle of joy.
Quote of the Week.
“Something that can be done at any time is often done at no time.” – Gretchen Rubin. i.e. put it on your calendar!