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Tommy Crane
Co-Founder, Brand LLC

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re:3D is critically dependent on introductions to strategic partners as we scale. Thanks to Bunker Labs Austin, we have had multiple opportunities to share our vision with corporate leaders such as Howard Schultz. The Bunker team and my fellow CEOcircle cohort are a cornerstone of my success and I’m proud to be a part of their force-multiplier network.”

Samantha Snabes
CEO, re:3D

“Bunker Labs in Philadelphia has been incredibly valuable in terms of resources (AWS, fundraising advice, etc) and connectivity to the broader business community – both with Veterans and non-Veterans. The networking factor has led to potential clients, investors and advisors.”

Christopher Molaro
CEO and Co-Founder, Neuroflow

“Bunker Labs has helped to make meaningful connections within the Wisconsin entrepreneurship community. Having that kind of support can get you meetings and in front of people that would otherwise be impossible for a veteran or even most other entrepreneurs.”

Brandon Drew Shields
Founder, University Sitting

Rod Rakic OpenAirplane Testimonials“The Bunker has been a force multiplier for OpenAirplane. The team here has been tireless in connecting us to opportunities and we’re learning a lot. Being here has been an important signal to industry, the press, and potential investors. We’re proud to be part of it.”

Rod Rakic
CEO and Founder, OpenAirplane

Paul Burton Testimonial“Having joined the inaugural Bunker class, I feel that it is now part of how I do business. The Bunker has been helpful to me and my businesses in numerous ways, more than I can accurately identify. The Bunker organization is a top tier connector, full stop. It can connect an innovative startup business to whatever resource it may need. Whether that is angel investors or the best lawyers for startups. It is all at the Bunker and a lot more. As an old U.S. Army Infantry Officer, I find the camaraderie and the willingness of my fellow members to assist one another as the most cherished aspect of being a part of the Bunker! The help is great, but it is really the sense of community that is fostered by selfless service to one another that is so appealing.”

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Paul Burton, J.D., M.B.A.
CEO, ResQ Pharma

Michael Keppen Bunker Labs Testimonials“I found The Bunker while still on active duty at Great Lakes Naval Station, and have not stopped going. My network and profile has grown substantially and I’ve developed relationships and friendships that will last an indefinite amount of time. I’m learning more about the business space and feel better prepared to climb any mountain and overcome any hurdle. Simply put, the guys at The Bunker create the space where magic happens!”

Michael Keppen
Founder, Thrive Project of America

“The Bunker is a great place to network, not only because you’re around people who are going through the same struggles you’re going through, but because you get feedback from people who have an outside perspective. They provide so much to us, free of charge, that we couldn’t have gotten on our own.”

Sandra Edwards
President and Founder, Wheelz on Time

“If you are a veteran who is interested in starting a business, run (don’t walk) to the nearest Bunker Labs. It is different from other programs in that there is another level of trust between veterans. We all genuinely want to collaborate to help each other succeed. Bunker Labs is the way to tap into the veteran network nationwide.”

Nick Bradfield
Founder, Divvy Investments

“Bunker Labs provided mentorship, fellowship, and education at a critical time for my company and me personally as a founder. It was such a rewarding experience and I highly recommend it to anyone interested in starting or growing their own company!”

Vince Crisler
CEO and CoFounder, Dark Cubed

Kaney Oneil Bunker Labs Testimonial“For me The Bunker has been a place to mentally ‘plug-in’ where I can ‘download ideas’ to help spur my growth and develop my management skills. The other energizing benefit is the cohort of other vets who are just as driven to succeed and who are always willing to step up as thought partners. Getting out of the daily grind and taking the time to work on my business has reminded me on a weekly basis how exciting it is to be an entrepreneur.”

Kaney O’Neill
CEO, O’Neill Contractors

Chuck Anderson 200x200Death From A Bun would be dead in the water if it wasn’t for Bunker Labs [Nashville]. Blake and the team at the EC have made resources available that I didn’t even know I needed when I started the Bunker program. But the most important part of the Bunker isn’t the resources they put in front of you, it’s the other veterans that sit with you once a week and share their highs and lows and success and failures. Knowing there are other veteran business owners like you gives you a sense of security. The brothers I’ve made at the Bunker over beers and ideas are what I’ll never forget.”

Chuck Anderson
Founder, Death From A Bun

Jennifer Padowa Gallagher Bunker Labs Testimonial“Bunker Labs Philadelphia provides me an extraordinary opportunity as a woman in technology, as an entrepreneur, as an early-stage startup to be surrounded with individuals, not just any individuals, with veterans who have incredibly strong characteristics as individuals – their work ethic, their commitment, their dedication as often unfounded – and I’m fortunate to be surrounded by these incredible people.”

Jennifer Padowa Gallagher
Founder, GoPaperboy