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Rumi Spice Cultivates Peace through Saffron

Former U.S. Army engineer officer Kimberly Jung found her business inspiration in the minefields of Afghanistan. While clearing roadside bombs, Jung decided there must be more she could do, beyond her military service duties, to help rebuild the devastated region. “It felt like every time we found a bomb, a new one would take its [...]

By | 2017-09-22T12:48:40+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Bunker Stories, Chicago|0 Comments

Mike Maher and Houwzer are Poised to Disrupt the Real Estate Industry

Navy veteran Mike Maher has quite an impressive post military resume, including co-founder and chairman of Philadelphia’s co-working network Benjamin’s Desk, founding director of the Philadelphia chapter of Bunker Labs, and an entrepreneur with an interest in real estate, technology, and merging the two together. Maher followed the successful launch of the Benjamin’s Desk co-working [...]

By | 2017-09-24T11:08:48+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Company Spotlight, Philadelphia|0 Comments

Highlighting Military Veteran Entrepreneurs During Twin Cities Startup Week

Bunker Labs Minneapolis will host The Muster Minneapolis on October 10, 2017, to showcase and empower local veteran entrepreneurs. The experience, part of the Muster Across America Tour presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co., is designed to connect veterans in business, empower the Minneapolis entrepreneurial ecosystem and foster growth, knowledge and success. The Minneapolis Muster [...]

By | 2017-09-22T11:23:31+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Minneapolis|0 Comments

Bunker Labs Minneapolis Launches EPIC Cohort, Round 2

This is the second round of Bunker Labs Minneapolis’ 12 Week course titled ‘Entrepreneurial Program for Innovation and Collaboration’ (EPIC)’ and it’s off to a great start. 9 early stage companies were selected out of over 40 applicants in this initiative to pressure test entrepreneurs new ideas. The chapter in Minneapolis, led by Tim O’Neil, [...]

By | 2017-09-15T15:00:52+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Minneapolis|0 Comments

Refill Taps into On-Demand Economy with Alcohol Deliveries

The on-demand economy is large, and getting larger. The on-demand economy is attracting more than 22.4 million consumers annually and $57.6 billion in spending. Alcoholic beverages are just the latest category of items that can be brought to your door, joining restaurant orders (GrubHub) and groceries (InstaCart), and Refill has its sights set on becoming [...]

By | 2017-09-10T10:50:44+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Bunker Labs Columbus, Company Spotlight|0 Comments

Q&A with Military Veteran Entrepreneur Tom Roberts – Founder of PowerSage

In this military veteran entrepreneur spotlight we had the opportunity to chat with Tom Roberts, former Ohio National Guard member and founder of PowerSage. PowerSage is an in-home energy management solution. A device connects at the circuit level to provide specific appliance outputs and real-time usage amounts, while a mobile app offers consumption alerts and [...]

By | 2017-08-28T13:43:25+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Bunker Labs Columbus, Bunker Stories|0 Comments

Scott Hardesty is Creating Delicious and Effective Sports Nutrition

As a retired Army Ranger who served 26 years in the US Army, Scott Hardesty understands that staying in shape allows him to keep his disabilities at bay. He successfully lost weight and gained muscle in just ten months through hard work and dedication. He was inspired to found Ranger Nutrition as a way to provide [...]

By | 2017-08-08T13:04:51+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Bunker Stories, Chicago|0 Comments

Carson Goodale’s FanFood App Delivers On-demand Concessions

No matter how riveting a game is or legendary a concert might be, there’s one thing that can pull fans out of the experience: waiting in concession lines. You could be stuck waiting for a hot dog when Anthony Rizzo hits a homerun or missing out on your favorite song for want of a beer. [...]

By | 2017-07-25T13:27:19+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Bunker Stories, Chicago|0 Comments

Jarek Hamilton and Qikpix are Revolutionizing the Professional Photo Industry

There are currently $33 billion in annually booked photo shoots in the United States. The photography industry hasn't changed much in the last 100 years. Qikpix was built to revolutionize the industry with leading technology that streamlines the entire process from booking to photo editing. Bunker Labs Stories | Jarek Hamilton from Bunker Labs on [...]

By | 2017-06-29T10:58:23+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Bunker Stories, Chicago|0 Comments

Meet Aaron Barnes Veteran Entrepreneur and Founder of Life Butta

Army veteran and entrepreneur Arron Barnes knows something about turning an adversity into an opportunity. Barnes, who spent nine years in the military, had long struggled with stomach issues so he began making his own fresh fruit and vegetable juice in an attempt to ease his digestion problems. The freshly pressed juices he created made [...]

By | 2017-06-15T07:57:50+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Bunker Labs Seattle, Bunker Stories|0 Comments