Bunker Labs is accepting applications for next year’s CEOcircle cohort until August 3rd! This free, one-of-a-kind cohort serves established veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs, providing you with peers growing and scaling at your already-impressive level.
Powered by JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking, CEOcircle features nationally-recognized guest speakers and world-class programming to help you take your venture to the next level.
They are looking for $1MM+ Annual Revenue that fit the following criteria:
Be a veteran or military spouse on the company’s executive leadership team
Have an annual revenue of $1 million+ AND/OR $5 million+ capital raised with high growth potential
Have a strong desire to grow and scale your business on a national level
It’s back! NYU Tandon Veterans Future Lab is now accepting applications for its no-cost program for early-stage ventures led by veterans and military spouses. The nine-month program in New York City offers:
Virtual + in-person programming: New York's capital, talent, access — leverage the resources of a top city for veteran entrepreneurs and one of the planet’s largest startup ecosystems to scale your venture, no matter where you are.
Zero equity taken and free desk space: Put your resources into your business.
NYU’s gold-standard resources: Access leading faculty, NYU Tandon interns, data sets, and more.
Prototyping facilities: Through the VFL, hardware companies can use the 10,000-square-foot MakerSpace at NYU Tandon's Brooklyn campus.
Top-tier benefits: Get free legal hours with Goodwin, credits from AWS, and other perks curated to increase runway.
A real community: Join a cohort of founders with a background in the military, and the Future Labs network spanning 12+ years.
A network of investors, mentors, entrepreneurs, and others: Events and programming put you in the room with those key to your success.
Don’t miss this: NYU Tandon Veterans Future Lab is now accepting applications for its Veterans Entrepreneurship Training II (VET-II), held online. The no-cost, intermediate program for early-stage entrepreneurs reinforces business fundamentals and introduces frameworks essential to the launch of ventures by US service members, veterans, and military spouses. The deadline is May 4, and space is limited so apply now!
The Ambassador Program is a new Bunker Labs effort to cultivate leaders within local business ecosystems across the country. Think you have what it takes to grow and lead your local business community? Apply by April 15, 2022!
The Ambassador Program is a 12-month program for volunteers looking to help local Veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses. The Ambassadors serve as Bunker Labs’ “boots on the ground”, there to help facilitate their local Veterans in Residence program and develop and connect the local entrepreneur ecosystem.Read more
Hot Bread Kitchen will host a four-week online Prep for Success Program to turn your food business idea into a reality. Classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays, 5-7pm Eastern Time via Zoom. The course will run from March 14, 2022 to April 8, 2022.
Participants will learn about business financials, marketing, strategic planning, customer service, and how to generate sales.
Application deadline is Wednesday, March 9th at 11:59pm EST.
Bunker Labs’ flagship program is about to be taking applications! Veterans in Residence (ViR) applications for cohort 22B will open March 1st! ViR is a six-month incubator for early-stage startups and growth-oriented small businesses. 22B will run from July through December of 2022 and introduce you to a local network of peers facing similar challenges.
Veterans in Residence is a business incubator that provides veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners with coworking space, local community, a national business network, and targeted support to grow their business.
Bunker Labs’ successful Breaking Barriers workshop series is accepting applications for its winter workshop until January 17th!
The workshop empowers motivated entrepreneurs from traditionally underserved communities to network and grow businesses together in a challenging, supportive environment.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Pace University's Lubin School of Business will host a three-part webinar series on Online Sales Strategies.
In response to COVID-19, entrepreneurs are leveraging the internet to generate new customer leads and sales channels. Selling online gives you access to millions of potential customers, and with a little re-framing, this webinar series can help you tap into your talents to provide additional revenue streams. In this three-part series, Pace University Adjunct Professor Julie Gauthier will cover online sales techniques and tools, drawing on her experience selling web development tutoring services, distributing digital learning materials, and operating an online custom gift shop.
Registration gives you access to all three sessions. Attend all or the ones most relevant to where you are.Read more
**UPDATE: The VFL Annual Summit has been postponed. The new date has not yet been determined.**
NYU Tandon's Veterans Future Lab will host its Annual Summit virtually on Tuesday, September 28, 11am-3pm (Eastern Time) and Wednesday, September 29, 11am-3pm (Eastern Time).
Join pioneering entrepreneurs, top-tier investors, industry leaders, and innovative supporters at the must-attend veteran event of the year.
The VFL Summit 2021 assembles resources engineered to help founders build powerful, sustainable businesses.
Industry leaders conduct hands-on workshops on tangible, useful skills critical to the success of early-stage ventures.
VFL’s soon-to-be-released study presents the journey of entrepreneurship for veterans today — challenges faced, impact of entrepreneurship, and the most useful resources.
Panels explore pivots and triumphs, opportunities, and strategies for success.
This summit is free!Read more