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Bunker Labs Chicago

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Our Programs

Bunker Labs Chicago offers:

  • Monthly Bunker Brews Networking events
  • Launch Lab Cohort (Formerly EPIC)
  • Launch Lab Online – on-demand, competitive entrepreneurial learning network
  • CEOcircle
  • and our annual conference: The Muster

Launch Lab Cohort

Launch Lab Cohort is a 12-week in-person course specifically tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals who have a desire to start their own business. The curriculum is designed to help idea-stage entrepreneurs develop the talents and skills required to launch a business.

Participants Will:

  • Experiment in a laboratory environment where their ideas and business concepts can and will be put to the test
  • Engage in our 12-week curriculum, specifically designed to help military veterans find the true purpose behind their entrepreneurial desires
  • Educate themselves on the importance of focus, metacognitive thinking, ideation and follow through
  • Learn from seasoned industry experts and advisors who have ran organizations from startups to fortune 500 companies
  • Connect with the resources, the tools and the network needed to be successful in the chaotic world of entrepreneurship
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Coleman Fellowship

In partnership with the Coleman Foundation, Bunker Labs has developed a yearlong Fellowship Program in entrepreneurship for Student Veterans. The fellowship program is tailored to fit students’ busy schedule, while providing an opportunity to build the entrepreneurial muscles that will help you launch your business and make you a stronger candidate for any position. The 12-month fellowship program includes an internship and guarantees acceptance to EPIC, our highly sought after 12 week program, that helps an entrepreneur develop the talents and skills required to be successful.

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Executive Director
Justin Walker
justin.walker@bunkerlabs.org

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Our Leadership

Todd Connor
Todd Connor
Todd Connor is the CEO of The Bunker, and Co-Founder of Flank 5 Academy. A Navy veteran who served during Operation Iraqi Freedom aboard the USS BUNKER HILL (CG-52), Todd has held senior leadership roles in the public and private sector. He holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Justin Walker
Justin Walker
A recognized leader and innovator with 12 years of extensive Naval Special Operations management. An inspirational and focused individual acknowledged for project management, curriculum development and exceptionally strong strategic planning.
Becca Keaty
Becca Keaty
Becca Keaty is a 20-year retired veteran of the Army National Guard with extensive experience in corporate and non-profit strategic partnerships and development. Prior to joining the Bunker, she worked with the Tribune Media Group and co-founded the literacy social enterprise, Open Books. She holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
William Crane
William Crane
William Crane attended DePaul University after serving in the US Air Force. As a Junior at DePaul, William designed, developed and launched a financially integrated social crowdfunding application with his brother Tom (USMC). William has strengths in technical knowledge, creativity, and disruptive and innovative thinking.
Devin Sizer
Devin Sizer
Devin Sizer is an alumna of the Northwestern University Public Interest Fellowship Program with experience in non-profit management, stakeholder engagement, fundraising and research. Prior to joining the Bunker, she worked for the Military Academy High School network at Chicago Public Schools. She holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MA from Queen’s University Belfast.
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