This Week at Capitol Post (April 30-May 4)

This (Mid) Week at Capitol Post, April 30 – May 4th

 

First Off, Thank Yous!

  • Spring2Action’s Day of Giving last Wednesday raised over $1.7M for 156 local Alexandria non-profits in 2018. A new record!
  • Thank you:
    • To the more than 40 donors who helped Capitol Post raise $4,645.
    • To Cognosante CEO Michele Kang who matched the donations for a total of $9,920!
    • To our friends at Grant Thornton for graciously hosting a happy hour at Theismann’s Restaurant & Bar/
  • Many thanks to Kevin & Debbie McCarthy for making a $10,000 contribution to Capitol Post.
  • Thank you to veteran Laura Hatcher for showcasing her work at Capitol Post this month! We are so honored to have her. . .
  • And lastly, thanks to Ovi for game winning goal last night vs. Penguins!

 

May Bunker Brews. Tomorrow!

  • Tomorrow, Thu, May 3rd, drop by our May Bunker Brews Coffee / Breakfast between 08:00 – 10:00 am at Eagle Hill Consulting in Crystal City. We will welcome back the alumni from our cohorts and mingle with our newest members and locals! Drop by between 08:00 – 10:00 AM tomorrow. RSVP here.

 

Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.

  • Wed, May 16. Dog Tag Bakery Fellows Session  (with Capitol Post Members), 9:00 – 11:30 am.
  • Tue, May 22. Founders Forum Session #4. By invite. Wilson Bridge Room, 09:00 – 11:00 am.
  • Wed, May 16. 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.
  • Fri, May 18. GovCon Connect focusing on OTA Agreements, Wilson Bridge Room, 08:30 – 09:30 AM. POC: Elizabeth Watson.
  • Fri, May 18. Caffeine Canteen. Co-Working Space, 08:30 – 10:00 am. POC: Elizabeth Watson.
  • Wed, May 23. 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.

 

Our Workshops/Events around the DMV.

 

Our next Startup School Starts Wed, June 27.  

Our fifth cohort of Startup School starts on Wed, Jun 27th.

  • 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.

 

Workshops/Events from our Partners (Local) – May

 

Workshops/Events from our Partners (Around US) – May

  • Wed, May 16. Bunker Labs Tennessee presents The Muster, Nashville, TN.  
  • Thu, May 17. Bunker Labs Chicago presents The Muster (featuring keynote Gen. Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.)), 11:30 am, Google – West Loop, Chicago, IL, RSVP here.
  • Patriot Boot Camp is now accepting applications for their Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp from Thu, Sep 28 – Sun, Sep 30th in Denver, CO. Apply here.

 

Companies in the News.

 

Spotlight on a Local Founder.

 

Great Local Resources, Programs, News and Notes.

 

Quote of the Week.

“Uncertainty is the prerequisite to gaining knowledge and frequently the result as well” – Edith Hamilton.

 

Thanks for reading and see you at the Bunker Brews Coffee tomorrow!

 

Thanks,
Emily

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