Congratulations to Seda Goff and her husband Jason on the birth of their son Carson last Wed, Apr 4th. Seda is doing well and enjoying time off with her growing family. .cue the onesie.
But First, Thank You’s!
- VIR Lunch. Thanks to all who attended our Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs monthly lunch at WeWork. Check out a pick of our smiling crew here.
- Deloitte. Thank you to Deloitte for offering their rock stars and brain power upcoming Startup School class in June. We are excited to work with Deloitte’s Dan Biga!
- Veteran Artist. Thank you Bryan Dubreuiel for graciously displaying your artwork at Capitol Post this year! Good luck on your show. . .
- GovTribe. GovTribe is a platform to help businesses navigate and compete for government contracts. We just celebrated our one-year anniversary with the platform. Please contact Elizabeth Watson if you’re interested in learning more.
Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.
- Wed, Apr 11. Capitol Post 1:1’s. Want to learn more about our programs, services, and co-working space? 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Memorial Bridge Room, POC: Emily McMahan.
- Thu, Apr 12. WUSA 9’s Blair Wheeler will be filming a piece about True Made Food’s Abe Kamarack and Halcyon Reflection’s Tina Claflin at Capitol Post starting at 1PM.
- Tue, Apr 17. Founders Forum Session #3 featuring Creative Cycle’s Jose Caicedo. 08:30 – 10:00 am, Memorial Bridge Room.
- Fri, Apr 20. GovCon Connect Session #3 on “Teaming” featuring Katie Bilek. 08:30 – 09:30 am, Wilson Bridge Room, POC: Elizabeth Watson.
- Fri, Apr 20. Capitol Canteen. 08:30 – 10:00 am, Main Co-Working Space. POC: Elizabeth Watson.
- Fri, Apr 20. Bunker Labs Launch Lab Online DC Cohort Meet-and-Greet. A gathering for members of the Bunkers Labs online cohort members to gather and meet. 9:30 – 10:30 am, Memorial Bridge Room, POC: Emily McMahan
Capitol Post Startup School Starts Wed, June 27 .
We are back for our fifth cohort of Startup School.
- This is our 9-week program where veterans and their spouses can test their ideas, accelerate and build their businesses with expert thought leaders, mentors, and professionals.
- This program culminates with a pitch competition and a cash prize.
- Apply here.
Our Workshops/Events around the DMV.
- Wed, Apr 25. Bunker Brews Spring2Action. Change for our April location. We’ll announce next week.
- Thu, May 3. Bunker Brews at Eagle Hill Consulting, 08:00 – 10:00 am, Arlington, VA, POC: Leo Cruz.
- Save the Date. Thu, Jun 14. Bunker Brews, Proper 21, Washington DC.
Workshops/Events from our Partners – April.
- Tue, Apr 10. How to Break into Tech – Veteran Event. GA DC, 1776, 6:30 – 8:30 pm featuring ENABLD’s Matt Lembright.
- Thu, Apr 19 & Thu, Apr 29. VEI Vetworking. 5:00 pm, MITRE, McLean, VA. POC: Steve Jordan.
- Thu, Apr 19. Veterans Leadership Council Monthly Networking Event, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Dog Tag Bakery, Washington DC.
- Thu, Apr 19. Code of Support Foundation presents, “Toast to Our Troops,” 6:00 – 9:00 pm, National Union Building, Washington DC.
- Fri, Apr 20 – Sun, Apr 22. Patriot Boot Camp presents #Vethacks, PenFed, Tysons Corner, POC: Josh Carter.
- Sat, Apr 21. IF2018: Ideas for a Better World. 9:00 – 5:00 pm, Ronald Reagan Center, Washington DC.
Spotlight on a Founder.
- Tim Marcinowski, Co-Founder, TaskFit . io is the easiest way to train, serve, and reproduce your artificial intelligence models. We handle infrastructure and open source tooling for cutting-edge businesses.
Support Our Members.
- The Armed Services Arts Partnership has a series of upcoming spring shows. Please check them out and RSVP.
Welcome New Members.
Hack of the Week.
- Check out ENABLD’s cheat sheets here on how to better secure your iPhone, LinkedIn, Facebook, Gmail.
- The 105 Best Tools to Start Your Business in 2018 written by Bay Area veteran Aaron Saari. Thanks to Bunker Labs Bay Area for sharing!
Quote of the Week.
“The common denominator of success — the secret of success of every man who has ever been successful — lies in the fact that he formed the habit of doing things that failures don’t like to do.” – Albert E.N. Gray