This Week at Capitol Post, Jan 22 – 25th

Capstone Event Tonight at Valor Brewpub | This Week at Capitol Post, Jan 22 – 25, 2019

Sixteen degrees and climbing! Warm up and join us tonight at Valor Brewpub to say farewell to our second tribe of the WeWork Veterans in Residence Powered By Bunker Labs cohort here in DC! More info below.

But First, Thank You’s

Bunker Brews Recap. Thanks to all who joined us last Tue night at FH+H and Chisel Co-Working in Tysons to learn all about podcasting. Clear Commo Co-Founder Rod Rodriguez took us through the basics of podcasting and even did a live recording with FH+H Partners Tom Craig and Francis Hoang. Check out photos from the night here.


Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.

Tue, Feb 5. Capitol Post Welcome Meeting & Roundtable. Learn About Our Programs & Services, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Wilson Bridge Room, RSVP here.

Capitol Post DMV Workshops/Events.

Tue, Jan 22. WeWork Veterans in Residence Powered By Bunker Labs presents DC Capstone 18B, 5:30 – 7:30 PM, Valor Brewpub, Washington DC, RSVP here. Say farewell to the second tribe of the program tonight!

Tue, Feb 19. Capitol Post and Bunker Labs DC present the 3rd Annual Muster DC, 12:00 – 6:00 PM, District Winery, Washington DC, RSVP here. Sponsored locally by Katabat, SOSi International, and Washington Gas.

Partner Workshops/Events (Local)

Thu, Jan 31. Veterans Curation Program presents Meet and Greet, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, VCP Laboratory, 816 N. St. Asaph St, Alexandria, VA, RSVP to Erin Cagney.

Thu, Jan 31. Veterans Leadership Council presents Professional Networking Event with McChrystal Group, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Alexandria, VA, RSVP here.

Partner Workshops/Events (Regional / National)

Thu, Feb 21. Women in Venture present RAISE, 9:00 – 1:00 PM, William & Mary School of Business, Williamsburg, VA. RSVP here.

Local Competitions/Contests/Fellowships.

Air Force Pitch Day. Topics posted here. Pitch solutions Jan 8 – Feb 6. Submit applications here.

Hardware Cup. 2019 AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup for early-stage hardware startups. Apply here. Deadline: Sun, Jan 27.

2019 Vinetta Venture Challenge. Open to DMV-area female founders with tech or tech-enabled businesses (startup must have at least 1 active female founder to be eligible), Prize: $20k. Apply here. Deadline, Sun, Feb 10.

PeaceTech Accelerator.  Looking for early-stage startups that are ready to scale on the cloud. Ideal applicants include a strong founding team, an innovative solution, and an impact focus related to their core innovation themes. C5 Accelerate invests $25,000 for a 5% equity stake in each participating company. Cohort begins Mon, Mar 25. More info here.

Dcode. Security & Privacy Accelerator 2019. Deadline: Fri, Mar 1.

Veteran Business Battle. Rice University presents the Veterans Business Battle. (DC plug to Shawn Olds, CEO of boodleAI that won last year). Deadline: Apr 12-13, 2019. Apply here.

Welcome, New Capitol Post Members.

Shawn C. Baker-Garcia, Co-Founder, The Critical Mass.

Donna Andrews, Bounds Associates

Resources/Articles of Interest

The Garden co-founded by Building Momentum Founder Brad Halsey

Military and Veteran Support: Detailed Inventory of Federal Programs to Help Servicemembers Achieve Civilian Employment

Quote of the Week.

“I’m not a person who defends myself very often. I kind of let my actions speak for me.” – Tom Brady

See you tonight at Valor!



Emily McMahan
Executive Director of Capitol Post Address 625 N. Washington St. Suite 425 | Alexandria, VA 22314  Phone  (703) 652-5347 
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