This Week at Capitol Post, Feb 11-15th

The countdown is on to Muster DC next Tue, Feb 19th for the third-annual Muster DC. Meet & connect with other veteran-owned businesses, investors, and influencers here in the DMV.

We’ve got an all-star lineup of presenters and companies highlighted by our keynote undersecretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy. Learn more and RSVP: https://musterdc2019.eventbrite.com. See you next Tuesday afternoon!  

EVENTS / WORKSHOPS.

Workshops/Events at Capitol Post.

Tue, Feb 26. 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, Feb 19. Bunker Labs DC & Capitol Post present 3rd Annual Muster DC, 12:00 – 6:00 PM, District Winery, Washington DC, RSVP here. (Sponsored locally by Katabat, SOSi International, PenFed, and Washington Gas. (National Muster Across America tour sponsored by JPMorgan Chase).

Partner Workshops/Events (Local)

Tue, Feb 12. NVTC Foundation presents CXO Auction to benefit NVTC’s Veteran Employment Initiative, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Convene, Tysons, RSVP here.

Tue, Feb 12. Defense Entrepreneurs Forum present Drink and Think: Artificial Intelligence, 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Omelas, Washington D.C., Learn more and RSVP here.

Wed, Feb 13. General Assembly presents New Year, New Talent, 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Washington D.C, Learn more and RSVP here.

Wed, Feb 20. DC Inno presents State of Innovation – 2019 Startups to Watch, 5:30 – 8:00 PM, WeWork Universal North, Learn more and 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.

Wed, Apr 10 – Thu, Apr 11. West Point Association of Graduates presents WPAOG Entrepreneur Summit, West Point, NY. 

Local Competitions/Contests/Fellowships.

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. Deadline: Mar 1. Event: Apr 12-13, 2019. Apply here.

INOVA Personal Health Accelerator. Accepting startups for its spring entrepreneurship program. Learn more here.

Alexandria Small Business Development Center’s Amplify. This cohort’s focus is on “solopreneurs”. Deadline: Tue, Feb 19, 2019. Learn more and apply here.

Washington Business Journal 2019 Veterans In Business Awards. Awards to honor up to nine individual honorees. Breakfast on Thu, Jun 27. 2019. Learn more and submit here.

Support Capitol Post Members.

As always, the Armed Services Arts Partnership has a packed month of programming. If you’re curious to learn more about their programs and events, click here to see what’s going on in February.

Thu, Mar 28. HillVets 100 of 2018 Gala, Washington DC. Learn more and RSVP here.

Resources/Articles of Interest

2019 Virginia Best Places to Work. Congrats to ThunderCat Technology for being named #2.

LMI turns to M&A to boost homeland security presence. Congrats to Tauri Group CEO Cos DiMaggio

Quote of the Week.

“It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” Harry Truman

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