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The Value of Bunker Labs (DC)

This is a guest post, by Ray Crowell, Director of Bunker Labs DC. My initial Why Bunker Labs DC post presented a 30,000-foot overview and a nod to the incredible team who’ve signed on to carry out this mission. But many of you are asking – what do I actually do as a part of [...]

By | 2017-04-10T16:48:27+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Bunker Labs Affilitates, Op Ed, Washington D.C.|0 Comments

Psychology Corner: The 7 Blind Spots of Tech Start-Ups

This post, originally written by Eric Connor, is a Built in Chicago submission. As a therapist and co-founder of Flank 5 Academy, I find it interesting to see the many parallels between the challenges faced by individuals and organizations alike. We may talk more frequently about the technology, the idea, and the business—but we also know [...]

By | 2017-04-10T16:48:28+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Op Ed|0 Comments

Start Your Business – No One Is Watching

A guy walks into a business meeting wearing a Barry Manilow t-shirt. Not just any Barry Manilow t-shirt. A really bad, early 80’s, airbrushed Barry Manilow t-shirt. The kind of shirt that you would have to be a die hard to own, let alone be willing to wear in public. The guy leaves the meeting [...]

By | 2017-04-10T16:48:28+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Op Ed|0 Comments

Suffering from Incubatoritis? Our Diagnosis and Cure

Opened in 1959, The Batavia Industrial Center, in Batavia, New York, is generally accepted as the first business incubator in the United States. Over the last 15 years, there has been a tremendous explosion in the number of incubators each with a unique focus. Some may choose to focus on Tech and Biotech while others [...]

By | 2017-04-10T16:48:28+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Op Ed|0 Comments

How To Create More Veteran Entrepreneurs

After WWII, 49% of military veterans came home to own or operate a business. Today, military veterans make up less than 6% of new entrepreneurs. The reasons for this are multifold, but lack of desire is not one. The Small Business Administration reports that nearly 25% of active duty servicemembers would like to start a [...]

By | 2017-04-10T16:48:28+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Op Ed|6 Comments