You've Got the Grit to Start a Business

We provide community and resources to support you along the way.

Our Mission

Bunker Labs provides community, programs, and courses to help military veterans and military spouses start and grow successful businesses and startups.

Our Mission

Bunker Labs provides community, programs, and courses to help military veterans and military spouses start and grow successful businesses and startups.

Community

Connect with military veterans and military spouses locally and nationally. Ask questions, bounce ideas, and celebrate milestones.

Programs

Find a program that fits your current stage, whether you have an idea for a business or you’re already bringing in revenue.

Courses

Take courses to sharpen your business and entrepreneurship acumen, from defining a target market to diversifying income.

Our Impact

FOUNDERS AND OWNERS SHARE THEIR STORIES

Beth Fynbo

Founder, Busy Baby | Launch Lab Cohort Alum* | U.S. Army Veteran

“Veterans share a certain attitude about life that is quite different from those who have never served. It’s a lot easier to communicate and network with other veterans.”

*A precursor to Veterans in Residence

Mike Sehzue

Founder & Owner, Miseh Distilling | Bunker Labs Alumni City Leader | U.S. Army Veteran
“When I go to introduce somebody to our rum, I know what makes a good event, I know what makes a good pitch. Being a city leader for Bunker Labs helped me a lot with that.”

*A precursor to the Ambassador Program

D’Shawn Russell

Founder & CEO, Southern Elegance Candle Co. | CEOcircle | Military Spouse

“Being a part of Bunker Labs has been invaluable. They gave me the confidence to know that I can create a premium product and charge premium prices.”

Programs

A business incubator for early-stage startups or growth-oriented small businesses.

A monthly mastermind for post-revenue, growth-stage companies looking to scale.

A volunteer role supporting and connecting local entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The transition Podcast.

Essential Listening for Veteran and Military Spouse Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners

The Transition demystifies entrepreneurship and small business ownership. Host Mike Steadman interviews veterans and military spouses with businesses and startups from all industries and stages. Subscribe and listen each week to dive deep into their stories and lessons learned.