Welcome back. We hope you had a great Thanksgiving break and are looking forward to the next four weeks of events and activities here in the DMV in the sprint to the holidays. Scroll on for exciting events and updates about our companies!
But First, Thank You’s!
Veterans Day Eve Eve Event. Thanks to all who came out for our Veterans Day Eve Eve Event at the Light Horse. Thanks to Hunt a Killer’s Josh Holley who gave away two of their signature boxes, Tina Claflin, Halcyon Reflections and Assault Forward who had products on display.
1 Million Cups Fairfax. Thanks to 1 Million Cups for welcoming Capitol Post’s Elizabeth Watson and Rod Rodriguez. Pics here.
Alexandria Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to the Chamber for honoring Capitol Post with the Business Empowering & Hiring Veterans Award at their annual Valor Awards.
WeWork Veterans in Residence Opportunity Fair. A great turnout from the local DMV veteran business community for our Tribe! Read more about our companies here.
Capital One. Thank you to Capital One for once again sponsoring Capitol Post’s programs for 2019!
EVENTS / WORKSHOPS.
Capitol Post Workshops/Events
Wed, Nov 28. Capitol Post Startup School Pitch Rehearsal, 08:30 – 11:30 AM, Wilson Bridge Room, POC: Seda Goff.
DMV: Workshops/Events – December.
Partner Workshops/Events (Local) – November.
Partner Workshops/Events (Local) – December.
Techstars. Air Force Accelerator powered by Techstars. Boston, MA, Applications due Nov 30.
George W. Bush Presidential Center. Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program. Deadline: Jan 15, 2019.
Capitol Post Member Spotlight.
Clear Commo. Congrats to Clear Commo, currently editing the #11 podcast on the Apple charts right now, American Hysteria.
Welcome, New Capitol Post Members.
Kevin Mikolashek (Army)
Will Franklin, OpVault (Army)
Erik Bates (Navy)
Thank You, Donors!
In the News.
D.C. Startup Goodworld Expands Social Giving With Investment From Mastercard, Digital Journal, John Gossart, Co-Founder & COO (Army)
Distil Networks Ranked One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™, Tiffany Jones, CEO (Coast Guard)
Report. Employing the U.S. Census Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons and the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs to Develop a Profile of Veteran Women-owned Firms, National Women’s Business Council.
Quote of the Week.
“Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit” – Napolean Hill.
Have a great night and please consider contributing in honor of Capitol Post’s #Giving Tuesday campaign tomorrow, Tue, Nov 27th! https://thecapitolpost.com/