The Bunker provides access to vital entrepreneur educational resources that provide the foundation to any successful small business.
Sometimes the slightest piece of information can be the difference between a successful startup and failure. The Bunker connects veteran-led startups with small business mentors who have proven success as entrepreneurs.
The Bunker helps military veteran entrepreneurs get their foot in the door with angel investors, venture capital, and alternative investment opportunities.
ARE YOU AN ASPIRING ENTREPRENEUR?
Our EPIC night course is specifically tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals who have a desire to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors.
The course will follow our 14 week curriculum that helps an entrepreneur develop the talents and skills required to be successful.
EPIC: Entrepreneurial Program for Innovation and Collaboration
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Bunker Labs provides a peer-learning environment for veteran entrepreneurs.
At Bunker Labs, veteran entrepreneurs and their key staff members learn from one another in an environment of peer-to-peer collaboration and accountability.
Education & Training
Entrepreneurial education programs including weekly forums and meetups, night classes, and seminars with research-based curriculum focused on best practices in entrepreneurship.
“Ride-along” advisors who provide industry expertise
An investor network composed of angel investors, venture capitalists, and institutional-lending partners
A national network of supporters, including the Veterans Leadership Council that can be leveraged for key introductions and market connection
Strategic partners, including nonprofit and government organizations, who can help certify companies as veteran-owned businesses, provide a ready pool of talent for hiring, and help prepare presentations to investors
A mentor network with more than 300 pro bono experts
Our vision is that every person who served in the military has the community, the requisite network, and the resources to realize their full entrepreneurial potential.
Megan Smith, the United States Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, recently visited the Bunker Labs Chicago headquarters. In an interview with Bunker CEO Todd [...]
Bootstrapping in America, a video series that celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit displayed by up-and-coming talent to established successes alike, recently interviewed Todd Connor, CEO of Bunker Labs. In this interview, Todd [...]
“You should be building a business that is uniquely positioned around who you are, who you know, and what you care about. If you are the only person who has the networks, vision, and capacity to bring this business to life then you are in pursuit of something significant.”