This Week at Capitol Post (June 18-22)

Website Launch BBQ (Friday) & Startup Weekend | This Week at Capitol Post, Jun 18 – 22 

But, First, Thank Yous! 

* To the 207 people who came out last Thursday night to Bunker Brews at Provision No 14 to welcome the 80+ leaders in town for the Bunker Labs National Leadership Summit. Pics posted here!

* To Scout Ventures’ Wes Blackwell for joining us this morning for our Founders Forum.

* To the WeWork Dupont Circle team for hosting the Bunker Labs National Leadership Retreat – kudos to Rachel Gartlan and Jada Nicome

Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.  
This Weekend: June 22 – 24thStartup Weekend Heroes Edition (veterans, active duty, firefighters, first responders). Main Co-Working Space. All Day.

Our Workshops/Events around the DMV. 

Fri, Jun 22. Capitol Post New Website Launch Picnic3:30 – 5:30 PM, Founders Park, Alexandria, Va. RSVP here.

Thu, Jul 5. Capitol Post will proudly participate in the Del Ray Business Association’s First Thursday, Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA. 5:00 PM to Sunset.

New Website. Capitol Post is excited to launch its new site! Check it out at

Workshops/Events from Partners (Local) – June. 

Wed, Jun 20. The Vinetta Project’s presents its second Venture Challenge Showcase6:30 – 9:00 pm, Booz Allen Innovation Center, Washington DC.

Wed, Jun 20. The DSLBD Innovation & Equitable Development (IED) Office is partnering with the DC Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs (MOVA)  to lead a 10-week entrepreneurial training and technical assistance series for DC small businesses in summer 2018 called Build a Dream Entrepreneurial Workshop5:30 – 7:30 PM, Washington DC.

Sun, Jun 24Vetoga presents its First Annual Chipping “Fore” Charity12:00 – 3:00 PM, Top Golf, Alexandria, VA.

Mon, Jun 25. The Alexandria SBDC and Visit Alexandria present Alexandria Experiential Retail Summit8:30 – 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.

Thu, Jun 28. Hiring our Heroes presents the 2018 Military Spouse Employment Summit9:00 – 1:00 PM, U.S. Chamber of Commerce International Hall of Flags, Washington, DC.

Workshops/Events from Partners (Local) – July. 

Member Spotlight On. 

Ana GonzalezArmed Services Arts Partnership. Check out her Member Spotlight here.

Welcome New Members. 

Vik Singh

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. Sat, Jun 23Garden of Jokes: A Veterans Comedy Show7:30 – 10:00 PM, The Farm at 55 M Street, Washington, DC.

Local Resources & Programs (June) 

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.

Congrats & In the News 

Mark L. Rockefeller and Mickey Konson from StreetShares named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Winners

Distinguished Service Awards (Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce) (too many of our partners/businesses to mention – check them out here!)  

Quote of the Week. 

“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.” – Winston Churchill

Podcasts We’re Listening To 

Beyond the Uniform 

See you this Friday at our BBQ at Founders Park!


Emily McMahan
Executive Director of Capitol Post
Phone (703) 652-5347

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