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Bunker Labs Philadelphia

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Our Programs

Bunker Brews

Bunker Brews is our monthly event series, where we showcase veteran startups, have discussions with leading entrepreneurs and network with community leaders. We welcome all veterans, military personnel entrepreneurs and community leaders.

Our mission is to educate, inspire and connect our military and veteran community in order to build thriving communities and illustrate the value our military experience brings in developing innovative companies.

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Launch Lab Cohort

The course is specifically tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals who have a desire to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors. The course will follow our 12 week curriculum, aimed at helping entrepreneurs develop the talents and skills required to be successful.

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 that dives into helping an entrepreneur get inspired, and find the true purpose behind why they are pursuing this endeavor;
  • Educate themselves on the importance of focus, metacognitive thinking, ideation and follow through;
  • Learn from seasoned mentors and advisers who have run organizations from startups to Fortune 500 companies;
  • Connect with the resources, tools and network needed to be successful in the chaotic world of entrepreneurship.

Learn more about the last cohort of companies involved.

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Bunker Labs Philadelphia
Contact Information

Executive Director
Joe Witte
joe.witte@bunkerlabs.org

Address
Benjamin’s Desk
1608 Walnut Street, 12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA

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Our Leadership

Joe Witte
Joe WitteExecutive Director
Joe Witte is a former Captain in the US Army. He served for nine years as a reservist in logistics and completed a tour in 2004 in Baghdad. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for his outstanding service. Joe is an active volunteer for the Liberty USO serving on the Marketing committee. Joe is a 15 year Internet entrepreneur who has started 4 x $1mm+ businesses including MycroBurst, Travel Ad Network and CentricSource. Joe is currently the VP of Global Business Development for ISEBOX, a cloud communications PaaS. Joe is a proud husband and father of 5 kids. He graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Marketing.
Adam Nelson
Adam NelsonDirector of Programming
Adam Nelson is an Amy veteran with six years of service. Adam was an Airborne communications specialist and attained the rank of Sargent after his deployment to Iraq in 2010. He has extensive experience in the world of Information technology and has held positions at organizations like SAP and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School. Additionally, he is also working on starting his own IT consulting firm. Adam will graduate from Penn State University with his Degree in Information Science and Technology.

Adam true passion is supporting veterans. Adam also loves spending time with his family, music and training to become a licensed skydiving instructor.

Alexis Werner
Alexis WernerDirector of Operations
Alexis Werner attends Temple University’s Fox School of Business as an Entrepreneurship & Innovative Thinking major. At age 15, Alexis started a non-profit called Seeds of Hope. The mission of the organization is to advocate for veterans suffering from poverty and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). She has recently finished a film, Our Way Home reaching thousands of viewers from screenings at universities, businesses, and airing on PBS. Her work at Bunker Labs allows her to continue her passion of helping veterans succeed.

Alexis’s mother is a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserves and her stepfather was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Infantry Airborne

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