This Week at Capitol Post (June 11-15)

Startup School & Bunker Brews | This Week at Capitol Post, Jun 11 – 15th 

This week, we’re excited to welcome Bunker Labs leaders from around the country here to the DMV! Join us and welcome them at our Bunker Brews tomorrow night from 6 -8 PM at Provision No. 14. RSVP here.

And this week, we are also excited to welcome back our Managing Director of the Founders Program Seda Goff from her maternity leave!

Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.  

Weekend of June 22 – 24thStartup Weekend Heroes Edition (veterans, active duty, firefighters, first responders). Facebook Page: Startup Weekend DC 
Fri, Jun 15. GovCon Connect Session #5. How to Win OTAs & Other Life Lessons. This month, Stephen Rodriguez of One Defense will help answer your questions about the search and application process and what he’s learned from his own experiences. 08:30 – 09:30 AM, Wilson Bridge Room, contact Elizabeth Watson.
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 Council6:00 – 8:00 PM Provision No. 14, RSVP here.
Fri, Jun 22. Capitol Post New Website Launch Picnic3:30 – 5:30 PM, Founders Park, Alexandria, Va. RSVP here.

Startup School – launches Wed, Jun 27thStartup School 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.

Workshops/Events from Partners (Local) – June. 

Mon, Jun 11 – Thu, Jun 14Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium, Williamsburg, VA.

Wed, Jun 13. Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce presents Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Ritz-Carlson, Tysons Corner. (Plug: Capitol Post is a nominee!)
Wed, Jun 13. General Assembly presents Web Developer and UX Design Talent Spotlight4:00 – 6:30 PM, General Assembly, Washington DC.
Thu, Jun 14. EY Entrepreneur of the Year Mid-Atlantic Region Congrats to Streetshares
Fri, Jun 15. Deadline to apply for the VABeachBio Innovation Challenge (focus on improving Veterans’ Health). Learn 
more and apply here.
Thu, Jun 14 & Fri, Jun 152018 Virginia Women Veterans Summit9:00 – 3:00 pm, Hilton Mark Center, Alexandria. Invictus International Consulting, and Knight Point Systems; and judges Joe Fluet and Michele Kang), 6:00 pm, The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
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, Alexandria, Virginia.
Tue, Jun 26VSGI Cyber Ready Conference for Veterans/Spouses, 8:00 – 4:30 PM, George Mason University Manassas Campus.
Member Spotlight On. 

This Friday, a few members of the DC Veterans in Residence Program will be presenting to Bunker Labs leaders from around the county.

Matt LembrightENABLD

Anda GreeneyAl Mohka
Renette Dallas, True PopWelcome New Members. 

Todd Vydareny, Stevens Business Solutions

Support Our Members. 

HillVets. Know a veteran interested in policy and politics? HillVets is currently seeking applicants for the HillVets House Fellowship. You can learn more and apply for the fellowship at

Armed Services Arts Partnership. Thu, Jun 14Pride Open Mic7:00 PM, Dog Tag Bakery, Washington DC.

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 

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award Nominee (Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce)

Points of Light Launches Veterans Solutions Lab Congrats to Dog TagMILLIEOweYaaPatriot LinkOperation Code, and Veterati

Summer Interns. 

Capitol Post is wrapping up its search for great summer interns tomorrow.  Learn more and apply here.

Quote of the Week. 

“Optimism generates hope…hope releases dreams…dreams set goals…enthusiasm follows” – Martin Seligman

See you Thursday night at our Bunker Brews and come out and meet some great veterans and entrepreneurs from around the country! RSVP here.

AND congrats to the Caps for winning their first Stanley Cup in 40+ years. Our campus manager Elizabeth and our friends here at AEDP went to the parade yesterday!

Apps We Love. 
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Emily McMahan 
Executive Director of Capitol Post
Phone (703) 652-5347

2 Comments to “ This Week at Capitol Post (June 11-15)”

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