This Week at Capitol Post (October 8-12)

Bunker Brews at Heritage Brewery & Legal 1-1’s with Cooley/Leidos | This Week at Capitol Post, Oct 8 – 12th

If You Can Only Read This. 

Bunker Brews. Join the 65+ people already RSVP’d for Bunker Brews this Tue, Oct 16 at the veteran-owned Heritage Brewing Company in Clarendon. RSVP here.  

Legal 1-1’s. Cooley & Leidos are offering 1-1 appointments with their attorneys Wed, Oct 24th from 12:00 – 3:00 PM in Reston for Capitol Post members. Email Emily McMahan for the application. 

It Takes A Village. 

DC Startup WeekThanks to Erica Mohr (BeMohr) for leading a fantastic session for DC Startup Week sponsored by the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership. Pics from Erica’s session are here

Sean Lanier (Resolve). Thanks to WeWork Veterans in Residence (ViR) powered by Bunker Labs Tribe member Sean Lanier for hosting a Lunch & Learn about his company Resolve Solutions. Sean brought a number of local HS students interested in ROTC to talk with other ViR Tribe members! Pics from Sean’s session here.  

Streetshares. We had a great time participating in the Speed Coaching session last Thursday night at Streetshares’ new spot in Reston. Great to see Capitol Post members (Ms. Jo’s Petite SweetsAssault ForwardFranklin Consulting) taking advantage of all of the experienced mentors. And hats off to Erinn Roth who did the fabulous catering! Pics here.

Alumni BBQ. Thanks to our Startup School Alumni who came back to talk with our current Fall 2018 Cohort yesterday and share their lessons learned and war stories. The food from Mission BBQ was the perfect addition to the afternoon!  


Oct Workshops/Events at Capitol Post. 

Tue, Oct 16. Capitol Post Welcome Meeting & Roundtable. Learn About Our Programs & Services, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Wilson Bridge Room, POC: Emily McMahan. RSVPhere

Wed, Oct 17. Startup School, Week 4: Go to Market Strategy, Week 1, Wilson Bridge Room, 08:30 – 11:30 AM, POC: Seda Goff.  

Our October Workshops/Events around the DMV. 

Thu, Oct 11. WeWork Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Lab Think Tank with the DC Office of Veterans Affairs, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, WeWork Dupont Circle. POC: Seda Goff

Tue, Oct 16. Bunker Labs Washington D.C. presents October Bunker Brews – The Breweries that Veterans are Tapping Into featuring Mike Brumagin, Heritage Brewing Company, 5:30-7:30 PM. RSVP here

Wed, Oct 24. Cooley & Leidos Legal 1-1’s for Veteran and Spouse Owned Companies, for Capitol Post members, meet with experienced attorneys who will provide legal advice, email Emily McMahan for application link. 12:00 – 3:00 PM, Reston, VA, Email:   

Partner Workshops/Events (Local) – October 

Thu, Oct 11. Washington Business Journal Women Who Mean Business Awards, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, Ritz Carlton, Washington DC. Supporting Capitol Post Board ChairStephanie Landrum and Dog Tag Bakery CEO Meg Ogilvie

Wed, Oct 17. ZeroModel presents, Launch Open House, 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Alexandria, VA, RSVP to Katie Leonard.

Wed, Oct 17. Dcode presents Emerging Cyber Tech Reception and Demo Day, 5:30 – 7:30 PM, Alley, Washington DC. RSVP here.

Thu, Oct 18. FH+H presents How Senior Marketers Scale the Heights through Art & Science (Happy Hour), 4:30 – 6:30 PM, McLean, VA. RSVP here.

Mon, Oct 22. GSA & HHS Networking Event, 5:30 – 7:30 PM, Kennedy Center Café, Washington DC, POC: Jennifer Schaus. RSVP here.

Wed, Oct 24. Northern Virginia Chamber Veterans and Military Business Council Networking Event, 5:00 – 7:00 PM, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Tysons, VA RSVPhere.

Partner Workshops/Events (National) – October 

Fri, Oct 12 – Sun, Oct 14. Defense Entrepreneurs Forum DEF2018 Annual Conference, Denver, CORSVP here. Local DC POC: Jen Sovada

Funding Application Deadlines. 

Wed, Oct 17. MADV Application Deadline for Veteran Angel Pitch on Fri, Dec 7. Philadelphia Country Club, Email Lindsey Clark

Veteran Shark TankVeteran Shark Tank Application. Philadelphia, PA. 

Support our Capitol Post Members.

Fri, Oct 12 – Sat, Oct 13. National Military Spouse Network presents Capital Summit, Springfield, VA. POC: Sue Hoppin. RSVP here.

Sat, Oct 13. The Armed Services Arts Partnership presents Multimedia Worship at WUSA with Andrea McCarren, 10:00 -2:00 PM, RSVP here

Thu, Oct 18. Fields 4 Valor Fundraising Event. 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Three Start Brewing Company, Washington DC. POC: Pete Scott

Member Monday Spotlight.  

Writer Zachary Martin, Read more about Zack and his ventures on our blog here

New Baby Alert! 

Congrats to Capitol Post mentor and CEO Shawn Olds on the birth of his son Tennyson on Wed, Sep 26th!  Send Shawn a congrats email here

Quote of the Week. 

“It is easy to be heavy, hard to be light.” G.K. Chesterton. 

See you Tuesday night at Bunker Brews and don’t forget to email me if you want to apply to the Cooley/Leidos workshop on Wed, Oct 24th



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