This Week at Capitol Post (October 29-November 2)

Lead up To Veterans Week in the DMV| This Week at Capitol Post, Oct 29 – Nov 2nd

Thank You.  

Bunker Brews. Thanks to everyone who came out to the October Bunker Brews at the veteran-owned Heritage Brewing Company in Arlington, VA on Tue, Oct 16th!

Cooley/Leidos Veteran Startup Clinic. A big thank you to the fantastic team at Cooley and Leidos who executed a flawless day of programming and 1:1’s for 13 of our veteran-owned startups this past Wednesday. Check out some pics from the day here.

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to the Chamber for recognizing Capitol Post next Thu, Nov 8th for its work with veteran-owned companies at their annual Salute to Veterans. Capitol Post member Greg Gadson (Patriot Strategies) will be the keynote for the event. More info here.

DCA Live. For naming Capitol Post’s Emily McMahan to the 2018 List for Power Women in DC Tech. Check out the list ofnominees here. Congrats to veteran Tiffany Jones (Distil Networks), as well.

Virginia Chamber of Commerce Veterans / Military Business Council. Thanks to Ben Rodgers and Babs Chase for organizing a rock-star event bringing the veteran business community together last Wed evening at BNY Mellon in Tysons. Snivel gear not required!


Capitol Post Oct Workshops/Events 

Tue, Oct 30. Capitol Post Welcome Meeting & Roundtable. Learn About Our Programs & Services, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Wilson Bridge Room, RSVP here.

Wed, Oct 31. Startup School Week 6, Go To Market Strategy, Wilson Bride Room, POC: Seda Goff.

Thu, Nov 1. Capitol Post DC 1:1’s with Seda Goff, American University, RSVP here.

Capitol Post Nov Workshops/Events 

Mon, Nov 5 – Fri, Nov 9. Free Co-Working Week at Capitol Post in honor of Veterans Week. Work one day with us or all five on the house! To sign up, click here.

DMV: Workshops/Events Oct/ Nov

Thu, Nov 1. WeWork Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs Media Training for ViR Tribe, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, WeWork Dupont Circle, Washington DC.

Thu, Nov 8. WeWork Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs Opportunity Fair, 5:00 – 7:00 PM,  WeWork Dupont Circle, Washington DC. RSVP here.

Thu, Nov 9. Veterans Day Eve Eve, 5:00 – 7:00, The Light Horse, Alexandria, VA, RSVP here. Featuring “pop-up” booths celebrating and promoting our veteran-owned companies.

Partner Workshops/Events (Local) – Oct/Nov.  

Mon, Oct 29. Young Professionals in Foreign Policy present a Fireside Chat with Gen John Allen, Brookings Institution, Washington DC, RSVP here. (Gen Allen will be interviewed by a Defense Entrepreneurs Forum member). 

Tue, Oct 30. Alexandria SBDC presents Running Your Nonprofit: Tips for Managing & Growing, 09:00 – 12:00 PM, Alexandria, VA, RSVP here.  

Thu, Nov 1. Veterans in Tech panel featuring Sean McBride, John Gossart, Andrew Chang, and Sonya Dunn. 6:30 PM, General Assembly, Washington DC, RSVP here.

Wed, Nov 7. VLC & Tableau present their Networking Event, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Tableau Software,  Washington DC, RSVP here.

Sat, Nov 10. The “Friends of Rocky Versace” 17th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony, 11:00 – 12:00 PM, Mount Vernon Recreation Center, Alexandria, VA, More info here.

Tue, Nov 27. Doing Business with DoD & Intel Community, 7:30 – 12:30 PM, GMU, RSVP here.

Support our Capitol Post Members.

Member Spotlight. 

Paul Turner, CEO of Spectre Group US. Read more about Paul here on our blog.

Laura Thatcher. We’re lucky to have Laura’s photography hanging  again at Capitol Post this month! Check out her featured photos here and learn more about her work on her site.

Ask from the Community. 

A partner is looking for a portfolio analyst and wanted to open it up to veterans interested in getting started in VC community. More info here.

Quote of the Week. 

While you can’t control your experiences, you can control your explanations.” – Martin Seligman

Last Thoughts. 

A big, hearty congrats to the Red Sox for winning their fourth World Series since 2004. Toast with a Red-Sox themed IPA starting tomorrow at 5PM.

Feel free to bring your leftover candy to CP this Thursday! We always enjoy a willpower challenge heading into November. . .



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