Press Resources 2017-03-22T16:25:30+00:00

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State of Bunker Labs 2017

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2017

3-13-2017
Comcast NBCUniversal Extends Partnership With Incubator Focused on Military Vets
CED Magazine

3-10-2017
Bunker Labs and Comcast NBCUniversal Extend Partnership to Help Grow Military-Led Startups
Yahoo Finance

3-6-2017
Ford Fund Gives $25,000 to Veteran Causes on NBC’s ‘GIVE’
The News Wheel

3-2-2017
Clarksville Entrepreneur Center and Bunker Labs Present First Entrepreneurship Training in Clarksville
The Leaf-Chronicle

2-21-2017
USAA And Bunker Labs To Be Featured At San Antonio Startup Week
Nibletz

2-6-2017
Bunker Labs launching new accelerator program for vet entrepreneurs
WRAL Tech Wire

2016

12-15-2016
WisBusiness: The Show – Michael Ertmer of Bunker Labs
WisBusiness.com

12-12-2016
CEO of Bunker Labs, Todd Connor
WGN Radio

10-27-2016
How St. Joe’s, Bunker Labs are carving a path forward for veteran entrepreneurs
Philadelphia Business Journal

9-30-2016
Bunker Labs hosts event for local veteran entrepreneurs at State Capitol
WKOW

9-11-2016
This company is turning veterans into entrepreneurs
New York Post

8-31-2016
Bunker Labs wins $95,000 WEDC grant
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

8-30-2016
Here’s why Bunker Labs PHL serves local veteran entrepreneurs like Sylvester Mobley
Generocity

8-24-2016
Bunker Labs expands to Minneapolis to rally veteran-led startups
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

8-19-2016
Tech and Biotech: Polco picks up contract with Dane County
Wisconsin State Journal

8-14-2016
Business workshop planned for vets, active-duty troops
Fayetteville Observer

8-12-2016
This Chicago startup is partnering with brick-and-mortar banks to shake up the lending industry
Built in Chicago

8-10-2016
A Start-Up Turns to Saffron to Help Afghanistan Regrow
The New York Times

8-4-2016
Local Military Family Runs 2 Businesses
NBC Washington

8-4-2016
NYU Teaches Veterans How to Start a Business
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

8-2-2016
Here’s how to join the 2.4 million vets who own their own businesses
We Are the Mighty

7-29-2016
Eight Lessons from Successful Startups
Moneyweb

7-21-2016
Harry Alford Talks Collaboration and Future Plans for Veteran-Owned Startups at Bunker Labs DC
DCInno

7-17-2016
Next Generation Leaders on a Mission
George W. Bush Institute

7-17-2016
Nashville veterans build futures as entrepreneurs
Port City Daily

6-28-2016
Nashville veterans build futures as entrepreneurs
The Tennessean

6-28-2016
Bunker Labs highlights vets-turned-entrepreneurs at Nashville event
Nashville Business Journal

6-23-2016
Bunker Labs Lands Backing from Big Bank
Nashville Post

6-17-2016
Bunker Labs Helping Veterans Become Successful Entrepreneurs
Jacksonville Daily Record

6-14-2016
Pitch Your Veteran Small Business During Nonprofit Bunker Labs’ National Tour
Military Times

6-2-2016
DoD Program Offers Transitioning Service Members Experience with Civilian Companies
MilitarySpot.com

5-31-2016
Four Common Branding Mistakes That Harm Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Efforts
Forbes

5-31-2016
Bunker Labs announces final 5 in #BunkerBattle
Technically DC

5-29-2016
Online polling company moves to Madison with help from Bunker Labs
WKOW.com

5-18-2016
The Bunker Labs KC lands funding to help veteran entrepreneurs
Startland News

5-18-2016
Benjamin’s Desk founder Mike Maher to speak at first ‘Bunker Brews’
Technically Philly

5-16-2016
Business Brief: Bunker Labs Invites Veterans To Business Boot Camp
WCJT News

5-13-2016
Veteran Entrepreneurs at the Bunker Talk How the Military Impacted Their Startup
Chicago Inno

5-13-2016
Bunker Labs recruits veterans beyond Chicago with 12-city tour
Chicago Tribune

5-10-2016
National non-profit with Jacksonville chapter gets $1.5M for veterans from JPMorgan Chase
Jacksonville Business Journal

5-6-2016
Bunkers Labs and JPMorgan Chase Empowering Veteran Entrepreneurs
Tech Cocktail

5-6-2016
New entrepreneurship aid for veterans part of second Startup Week in Columbus
The Columbus Dispatch

5-5-2016
Columbus Startup Week: Nonprofit supporting startups led by military vets expands to Columbus
Columbus Business First

4-18-2016
Veteran Entrepreneurship: The Next Frontier in the Mission to End Homelessness?
Huffington Post

4-6-2016
Former White House Cybersecurity Team Unveils New Startup
DC Inno

4-5-2016
Chicago Veterans Aim to Cultivate Peace in Afghanistan Through Farming
Chicago Tonight

4-4-2016
Bunker Labs pitch competition kicks off at 1776 this week
Technically DC

3-24-2016
Meet The Brains Behind The Bunker Labs, Coming To Nashville
Forward Beat

3-20-2016
SOSi, Partner ‘Bunker DC’ Honored at Family Owned Business Awards
SOSi

3-15-2016
Bunker Labs Momentum Grows at #SXSW
Nashville Entrepreneur Center

3-12-2016
Military Veterans Bringing a Presence to SXSW Interactive
Silicon Hills News

3-11-2016
SXSW Live Blog Day 1: Bunker Labs D.C. Chat; Obama Recruits Tech Talent and Much More
AustinInno

2-29-2016
Bunker Labs Expands to Nashville
Nashville Entrepreneuer Center

2-24-2016
PHX Startup Week showcases veteran entrepreneurs
Ahwatukee Foothill News

2-24-2016
Bunker Labs expands to Nashville, expands opportunity for veterans
WKRN

2-24-2016
Comcast backs EC incubator for veterans
NashvillePost

2-23-2016
NextGenJustice offers ‘key to the courthouse’
News4Jax

2-22-2016
How this Pro Lacrosse Player Became a DC Tech Leader
DC Inno

2-18-2016
Veterans gain focus at Nashville Entrepreneur Center
The Tennessean

2-3-2016
Here’s what’s next for CoLabJax
Jacksonville Business Journal

2-2-2016
How a Group of Army Officers Helped Build a Successful Real Estate Startup
Inc

1-27-2016
What you need to know about Nashville’s new veteran entrepreneurship program
Nashville Business Journal

1-25-2016
JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) Extends Its Support For Bunker Labs
SenecaGlobe

1-21-2016
Bunker Labs receives $260,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase
Business Wire

1-12-2016
Virginia-Based Bunker Labs Accelerates Veteran Entrepreneurs
Tech.Co

1-7-2016
UVA Darden Network Expands With Veteran Entrepreneur Partnership
UVA Darden School of Business

2015

12-30-2015
4 Up-and-Coming DC Accelerators to Watch in 2016
DC Inno

12-23-2015
Office Envy: Bunker Labs Accelerates Alexandria
DC Inno

12-18-2015
3 Chicago event tech leaders weigh in on industry trends for 2016
Built in Chicago

12-9-2015
Bunker Labs RDU: Creating Entrepreneurial Support for Veterans
rtp.org

12-9-2015
Incubator for entrepreneurial veterans launches local branch
Durham Herald Sun

12-8-2015
RTP adds another piece to master plan with Bunker Labs addition
WRAL Tech Wire

12-3-2015
‘Spark District’ set for downtown Jacksonville designed to encourage startup businesses
The Florida Times Union

12-3-2015
Tech roundup: Cards Against Humanity’s Black Friday Sale, Glassdoor’s new office, & more
Built in Chicago

12-2-2015
Announcing This Year’s 50 on Fire Winners
Chicago Inno

12-2-2015
Army vet’s startup helps Afghans sow a future with saffron
Chicago Tribune

11-28-2015
Tom Still: Effort to help vet entrepreneurs seeks high ground in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal

11-11-2015
VIRS Ep. 020 – Blake Hogan, USMC, The Bunker Labs
Veterans Impact Radio Show

11-11-2015
15 Questions with Todd Connor
CNN

11-11-2015
Veterans Day leadership lessons from CEO of Bunker Labs
Chicago Tribune

11-11-2015
4 veteran-led companies working out of Bunker Labs
Built in Chicago

11-11-2015
11th U.S. Bunker Labs Accelerator Will Serve N.C.’s Veteran Entrepreneurs
ExitEvent

11-11-2015
Bunker Labs for veteran entrepreneurs expands to Nashville
The Tennessean

11-11-2015
‘Bunker in a Box’ Gives Active Duty Military the Tools to Build a Startup
Chicago Inno

10-23-2015
Entrepreneurial Veterans Find A New Bunker
WGN Plus

08/25/2015
This Veteran is Helping People Fuel Their Dreams
Tech Cocktail

08/22/2015
Legislation would let vets use GI Bill money to start businesses
FOX News

08-11-2015
The Bunker PHL: A Commitment to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs
Benjamin’s Desk

07/18/2015
4 Veterans Who Started a Business to Help Fellow Veterans
Kabbage

07/07/2015
Accelerator to Support Veterans launched in Philadelphia!
Philly Speaks

07/03/2015
Active Stocks Buzz: Comcast Corporation, (NASDAQ:CMCSA)
WS News Publishers

07-01-2015
Guest Post: Helping Veteran Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia
Freedom Region

06/30/2015
Military Veterans Turned Entrepreneurs Have Space of Their Own in Philly
Philadelphia Magazine

06/29/2015
The Bunker and Comcast Partner to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs
Yahoo Finance

06/29/2015
IDEA: Veteran Entrepreneurs Can Change The Tech Game
Idea Forge

06/29/2015
The Bunker and Comcast Partner to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs
Business Wire

06/29/2015
The Bunker and Comcast Partner to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs
Bloomberg

06/29/2015
Comcast becomes The Bunker’s first national corporate sponsor and founding sponsor of The Bunker Philadelphia
Comcast

06/17/2015
Startup incubator will use grant to train veteran entrepreneurs
AFBA

06/17/2015
Todd Connor Puts Bunker In A Box To Reach More Veterans
Nibletz

06/15/2015
Bunker in a Box to train veterans to be entrepreneurs
Chicago Tribune

06/09/2015
Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces Spring Grants
Bob Woodruff Foundation

05/28/2015
Veteran Entrepreneurship and Connection Conference
Illinois Innovation Network

05/27/2015
The Bunker Hosts “The Muster,” First All-Day Conference for Veteran Entrepreneurs in Chicago
1871

05/26/2015
The Bunker Opens its Doors to Austin’s Elite Veteran Entrepreneurs
Tech Ranch

05/25/2015
The Bunker Kicks Off its Inaugural Conference to Connect & Inspire Veteran Entrepreneurs
ChicagoInno

05/19/2015
The Bunker: military entrepreneurs helping other military entrepreneurs
Newsradio KLBJ

05/15/2015
PBC Talks Veteran Entrepreneurship with Congress
Patriot Boot Camp

05/08/2015
5 Inspiring Veteran-Owned Businesses
StreetShares

04-21-2015
“SITREP” from The Bunker: Pitch your business at The Muster
VFW of Wisconsin

04/17/2015
A Tech Incubator for Veterans
Drive The District

04/06/2015
The Bunker’ is helping veteran entrepreneurs launch the next big tech company
We Are the Mighty

04/03/2015
The Bunker KC to offer startup incubator for military veterans
Missouri Business Alert

03/20/2015
Accustomed to risk taking
Philadelphia Business Journal

03/08/2015
Business Bunker Provides Support to Local Veterans like Tillman Scholar Blake Schroedter
Pat Tillman Foundation

02/18/2015
IVCA Profile: Thomas Day, Senior Adviser of ‘The Bunker,’ a Tech Incubator Focused on Military Veteran Entrepreneurs at ‘1871’
Illinois Venture Capital Association

01-21-2015
VAMBOA: The Bunker Austin and the Austin Technology Incubator
Veteran and Military Business Owners Association

01/13/2015
RideScout CEO Leads the Bunker to Austin For Veteran Entrepreneurs
Xconomy

01/12/2015
Wintrust Creates Innovation Focused Business Unit
Bloomberg

2014

12/08/2014
The Bunker Austin Launches to Help Veteran Led Startups
Silicon Hills News

12/02/2014
New entrepreneurship opportunities for military veterans in Philly
Flying Kite

11/24/2014
Lessons On Entrepreneurship From the Military
Points and Figures

11/14/2014
Chicago Supports Veteran Run Startups
UrbanBound

11/13/2014
Incubator for military veterans coming to Philadelphia
Med City News

11/13/2014
Celebrating Veteran Entrepreneurs
Alexandria SBDC

11/12/2014
Business Incubator for Veterans Launches a Local Chapter
Ben Franklin Technology Partners 

11/12/2014
Benjamin’s Desk cofounder to launch incubator for veteran-led startups
Technical.ly Philly

11-11-2014
9 accelerators and startups for and by military veterans
Wakefield

11-11-2014
New group focuses on technology startup companies owned by military veterans
Kansas City Star

11-11-2014
The Bunker Launches in Chicago to Serve Veteran Entrepreneurs
Choose Chicago

11-11-2014
The Bunker’s Expansion and Why Veterans Make Good Entrepreneurs
ChicagoInno

11-11-2014
Turning military experience into entrepreneurial success
Google for Work

11-11-2014
Freeborn and The Bunker Partner to Help Veteran Entrepreneurs
Freeborn

11/10/2014
Veteran-run Firm The Bunker Helps Other Vets Start Businesses
ABC 7 Chicago

11/10/2014
Kirk Joins Veteran-Run Bunker at 1871 to Pledge Support for Veteran Entrepreneurs
Mark Kirk

11/10/2014
BTN LiveBIG: Veterans Day around the Big Ten Conference
Big Ten Network

10/28/2014
Bunker CEO Todd Connor on veterans’ ‘distinctive and special’ shared experience
Chicago Tribune

10/14/2014
Veterans’ start-up will help those in military save money on financial services
Chicago Sun-Times

09/27/2014
BTN LiveBIG: NU alum gives boost to military entrepreneurs
Big Ten Network

09/18/2014
1871’s The Bunker Welcomes MARCH Marketing
March Marketing

09/09/2014
The Bunker – Chicago’s Home for Veteran Entrepreneurs
Microsoft

08/05/2014
Episode 50: Todd Connor, CEO The Bunker Incubator, Navy Veteran
Command Your Business

07/29/2014
A start-up incubator for veterans
Marketplace

07/23/2014
Vets in Tech: Resources to Enlist Your Inner Programmer
Think Fulfilled

06/27/2014
1871 goes into the Bunker for veteran-led startups
Crain’s Chicago Business

06/27/2014
Veterans’-focused high-tech incubator in Chicago
Northwestern Law