Bunker Labs and JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking have partnered to launch a year-long, first-of-its-kind CEOcircle aimed at military-connected entrepreneurs who are disrupting industries and poised for growth. 

Technology Disruptive Commerce

  • You bring the future to the present — rewriting, redefining, and reimagining how we live. Whether you’re a trend-setting consumer goods startup or a tech disruptor. 
  • Sector examples: early-stage companies, particularly those with steep growth trajectories and disruptive product and service offerings in categories such as software, hardware, food, health and wellness, home and lifestyle and pet. 

Diversified Industries

  • You are a specialist in your sector – navigating the unique dynamics of a growing business. Changing the world and our economy – your business is managing everything from tax processing, accelerating cash flow, improved supply chain management, reducing risk and adapting to changing tech. 
  • Sector examples including but not limited to: Manufacturers, Distributors, Service and Government Contractors 

The cohort of 40 selected companies launches in Washington, D.C. On November 2, 2021. Future programming will take place in locations nationwide. 

*In order to apply, you will need company information including address, website, description of business, year business started and incorporated; company owner information, including name, age, gender; Estimated company revenues for 2019, 2020 and 2021; Employee information, including total employment and status; Sources of start-up capital; Company’s use of social media 

Program Highlights

Targeted educational programming including four in-person Fly-In Forum events held in locations nation-wide with subject matter experts

Peer-to-peer connections via monthly group meetings

Financial expertise delivered through a ten-week mentorship session with JPMorgan Chase advisors


Successful candidates will:

  • Be a military veteran or military spouse on the company’s executive leadership team.
  • Operate within Diversified Industries or Technology Disruptive Commerce (TDC) industries.
  • Have an annual revenue of $5 million+ AND/OR $5 million capital raised with high growth potential.
  • Company exhibits high growth potential and way to achieve progress toward growth projections in the next calendar year

Important Dates:

  • November 2, 2021: Program Launch – Washington, DC
  • February 3: Quarterly In-Person Cohort Fly-In Forum – Location TBA
  • June 8: Quarterly In-Person Cohort Fly-In Forum – Location TBA
  • November 2022: Program Capstone – Washington, DC 

Join us for a CEOcircle Ask Me Anything hosted by Bunker Labs and JPMorgan Chase 

If you’re interested in learning more about the CEOcircle program or application, don’t miss this opportunity to join a live Facebook Q&A with Liz Marion, Program Director, CEOcircle and Terry Hill, Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking on July 27 at 11:00 AM EDT.

We will be answering the most frequently asked questions about the program, and you can also ask questions during the event itself. The session will be recorded and shared for those who can’t make it.

We encourage interested military-connected executives to apply even if you are not sure whether you qualify. Applicants not selected for this specific program will be considered for future CEOcircle cohorts.

Interested in hearing about other CEOcircle opportunities to join a cohort?