We are hosting the second round of our pitch competition, #BunkerBattle, in Washington, DC Wednesday, May 11th at Social Tables for Patriot Boot Camp and Bunkers across the country. Military active duty, veteran, spouse and select community civilians will continue to compete head-to-head in a 3-Round Bracket-Style pitch competition for a winner-takes-all $25K purse and more.
The startups that will be pitching are representing a wide variety of industries from all over the country. The panel that will be judging them has extensive experience in entrepreneurship, VC and tech throughout the DC region and beyond. Below is a brief description of the judging panel:
Verghese is a founding partner at humble ventures, a micro VC firm that believes the best way to realize opportunity is through cooperation, partnerships and pilots between startups and established organizations. Additionally,Verghese has spent the past 16+ years working in digital across both startups and established organizations.
Doan is an angel investor with Hivers and Strivers aimed at companies owned and managed by graduates of US military Academies, (West Point, Navy, Coast Guard, and even the Air Force).
Coleman is a tech entrepreneur and military veteran with more than 20 years of leadership experience. Strategy and operations expert with experience leading both startups and larger multi-department organizations. Coleman is currently the Co-founder of Nexercise and heads up the business side of this nationally recognized technology startup and TechStars company.
Laws is an insider who has been active in the technological development of the publishing industry. Laws is Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships for KiwiTech, a technology development firm with headquarters in Washington, DC, offices in NYC and San Francisco, and a development center in Delhi, India.
The second round of Bunker Battle takes place May 11th, 6pm at Social Tables. There will be free booze and the food will be provided by &pizza. We hope to see you there and if you have ay questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.