You Can Sleep When June is Over | This Week at Capitol Post, Jun 4 -8th
As Always, First Off, Our Thank You’s!
- Thank you to Lawrence Dickerson from JPMorgan Chase for his recurring donation to Capitol Post!
Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.
- Today, Wed, June 6. Capitol Post 1:1’s. Learn more about our programs, services, and co-working space 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Memorial Bridge Room, POC: Emily McMahan.
- Fri, Jun 15. GovConConnect, 08:30 – 09:30 AM, Wilson Bridge Room, POC: Elizabeth Watson
- Weekend of June 22 – 24th. Startup Weekend Heroes Edition (veterans, active duty, firefighters, first responders).
Our Workshops/Events around the DMV.
- Thu, Jun 14. Bunker Brews sponsored by Flatiron School. This month, we’re co-hosting a very special Bunker Brews to welcome the Bunker Labs leaders from around the country in town (80+!) plus the DC Veterans Leadership Council, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Provision No. 14, RSVP here.
Startup School – Deadline next Tue, Jun 12th.
- 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 by midnight, Tue, Jun 12th.
- More info
- Apply here.
Workshops/Events from Partners (Local) – June.
- Wed, Jun 6 – Thu, Jun 7. Devopsdays Washington, DC, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA.
- Today, Wed, Jun 6. Govmates Patriot Institute of Procurement Event, 8:00 – 4:00 PM, GDIT, Springfield, Va.
- Today, Wed, Jun 6. Alice presents Building Accessible and Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems, 3:00 – 6:00 PM, United Nations Foundation. Washington, DC.
- Thu, Jun 7. Investing in Social Impact: Panel Discussion + Demo Night, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Alley, Washington DC.
- Fri, Jun 8. The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership & Visit Alexandria welcome the local Fox 5 DC Zip Trip for their morning show. 6:00 – 11:00 AM, Potomac Yard Park Alexandria. In addition to the live broadcast, there will also be food, fitness classes, and booths featuring local businesses and non-profits. RSVP
- Mon, Jun 11 – Thu, Jun 14. Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium, Williamsburg, VA.
- Tue, Jun 12. Deltek presents 9th Annual Deltek GovCon Clarity Event (great event to go to see how your peers/competitors stack up in region), 1:00 – 6:00 PM, Ritz-Carlson, Tysons Corner.
- Thu, Jun 14. EY Entrepreneur of the Year Mid-Atlantic Region
- Thu, Jun 14 & Fri, Jun 15. 2018 Virginia Women Veterans Summit, 9:00 – 3:00 pm, Hilton Mark Center, Alexandria.
- Fri, Jun 15. Deadline to apply for the VABeachBio Innovation Challenge (focus on improving Veterans’ Health). Learn more and apply
- Wed, Jun 20. The Vinetta Project’s presents its second Venture Challenge Showcase, 6:30 – 9:00 pm, Booz Allen Innovation Center, Washington DC.
- Mon, Jun 25. The Alexandria SBDC and Visit Alexandria presents Alexandria Experiential Retail Summit, 8:30 – 11:00 AM, The Lyceum.
- Tue, Jun 26. VSGI Cyber Ready Conference, 8:00 – 4:30 PM, George Mason University Manassas Campus.
Welcome New Members!
Member Monday Spotlight on.
- Peter Baldwin, Managing Principal & Chief Business Coach, Marketforce Strategies.
- Launch Lab Online Starts this Mon, June 11th. To learn more and apply online, click
Local Resources & Programs (June)
- Startup Virginia
- Patriot Boot Camp accepting applications for their Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp from Thu, Sep 28 – Sun, Sep 30th in Denver, CO. Apply here. POC: Josh Carter.
- SEST-701 – Hacking for Defense Solving National Security Issues with the Lean Launchpad
Congrats & In the News
- Points of Light Launches Veterans Solutions Lab
- ‘The Old Way Wasn’t Working’: How Ataata Uses Humor in Security Trainings (DC Inno); feature on Michael Madon, CEO of Ataata.
- Frank Felker to Speak at Global Conference in London, England June 8, 2018 (CBS8) featuring Frank Felker, President of Digital Media Positioning.
- Congrats to Tim Marcinowski, Founder of io for launching his new website and product DAMA.
- Congrats to Anda Greeney, CEO of Al Mohka Coffee, for leading a fantastic lunch & learn last week at WeWork Dupont about his experiences starting the company.
- Capitol Post is looking for great summer interns. Learn more and apply here.
Quote of the Week.
- “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it” –
Apps We Love.
- Twenty Tables. We’ve heard from folks working at the WeWork Dupont spot that they love this app. Six dollar lunches at a number of restaurants they can walk to easily.
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Have a great rest of your week!