Rain, Rain, and More Rain | This Week at Capitol Post, Jul 23 – 27th
A lot of great events and activities below that are not weather-dependent!
To Royal Navy Veteran Laurence Smallman and his team at Scramble for hosting a fantastic summer Bunker Brews last Wed for our entrepreneurs and families. There’s nothing like having a business conversation with a three-year old running through your legs! Check out the pictures here.
Our Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.
Wed, Jul 25. Startup School Week 5. Mid-Term Presentations, Woodrow Wilson Bridge Room, 08:30 – 11:30 AM (cohort only). POC: Seda Goff.
Wed, Aug 1. Startup School Week 6. Sales, Woodrow Wilson Bridge Room, 08:30 – 11:30 AM (cohort only). POC: Seda Goff.
Thu, Aug 9. Mentor Roundtable (by invitation), 08:30 – 11:30 AM, Woodrow Wilson Bridge Room.
Our Workshops/Events around the DMV.
Sun, Jul 29. Managing Director Seda Goff will moderate a panel at the Veterans in Global Leadership’s 4th Leadership Summit, 10:00 AM, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
Thu, Aug 2. Bunker Labs DC presents Bunker Brews: Slicing the Pie with Mike Moyer; the use of a dynamic equity split vs. a fixed equity split when exploring partnerships in an early stage startup, WeWork Dupont Circle, 5:30 – 6:30 PM, Washington, DC. RSVP here.
Partner Workshops/Events (Local) – July.
Thu, Jul 26. Vets in Tech presents DC Social Hour, 5:30 – 8:30 PM, Mussel Bar & Grille, Arlington, Virginia.
Thu, Jul 26 – Fri, Jul 27. 3rd Annual Blockchain Conference, George Washington University – Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, Washington, DC, use promo code: COWORK40.
Thu, Jul 26. FH+H presents, Unlocking Marketing Strategy to Optimize Recruitment, The Forge at FH+H, Tysons, Virginia.
Thu, Jul 26. The Yard: Eastern Market presents First Annual Rooftop Shindig, 6:00 PM, The Yard: Eastern Market, Washington, DC.
Fri, Jul 27 – Sat, Jul 28. DC Ebay StartUp Cup: Extreme Build a Business Weekend, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center, Washington, DC.
Partner Workshops/Events (Local) – Aug.
Thu, Aug 9. Veterans Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative Networking Reception, The Washington Center, 1333 16th Street NW, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Washington, DC.
Fri, Aug 17 – Sat, Aug 18. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office presents Invention Con 2018, USPTO Campus, Alexandria, Virginia.
AlphaLab Gear Manufacturing Program. Open to startup that has paying customers, a working prototype, and is looking to manufacture at scale is eligible to apply. The program includes $25k funding, mentorship, and connections to manufacturers and customers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Peachtech Accelerator Startups are selected based on their ability to produce innovative technologies that manage, mitigate, predict, or prevent conflict and promote sustainable peace.
Welcome New Members.
Joshua Holley, Executive Vice President at Hunt A Killer
In the News
Meet the D.C. woman backing veteran business through baked goods (Meg Ogilvie, Dog Tag), Washington Business Journal.
Grants, Fellowships, Contests & Opportunities
Tue, Jul 31. Beacon Grant Program. $50,000 to Ecosystem Builder Organizations that design innovative and inclusive approaches to supporting women entrepreneurs in Washington, DC. Deadline: Tue, Jul 31.
Sun, Aug 26. Apply to be a TED Fellow Deadline: Sun, Aug 26.
Attention Members join our Capitol Post Members Only closed Facebook Group. Wear your members only jacket! This past week, we got some great feedback on local, star accountants.
The Commonwealth of Virginia is hiring for a Veteran Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Coordinator. Perk: this position can telework from Northern Virginia! To apply, go to:https://virginiajobs.
Quote of the Week.
“Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin
Have a great rest of your week and see you next Thursday night at our Bunker Brews! RSVP here.