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Bunker Labs Chicago Muster 2018

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Google Chicago Campus

320 N. Morgan

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Chicago, IL 60607

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Bunker Labs, a national not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization built by military veteran entrepreneurs to empower other military veterans to start and grow businesses, is hosting our signature annual fundraiser, the Chicago Muster, on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Hosted by Google at their new Chicago campus, our annual fundraising event will feature inspiring veterans, business innovators, and community leaders sharing their stories of challenge and triumph.

Your generous donation for this event will help support military veterans, and their families start and grow businesses. We recommend the suggested donation of $75. All donations are 100% tax deductible.

Your Donation's Impact

• $25 - Provides space and provisions for one veteran to attend a meetup and connect with fellow entrepreneurs and subject matter experts
• $50 - Helps one veteran participate in our online program that serves as an introduction to entrepreneurship
• $100 - Provides free space for one veteran to run their business for a year
• $250 - Helps one veteran participate in our 12-week in person business launch program

The Chicago Muster 2018 will include:

Mission Showcase: an exposition of veteran-owned companies at diverse business stages
Canteen: drinks, snacks and lots of sidebar conversations throughout the day
Venture Capital Row: one-on-one time with a Venture Capitalist, by appointment
Panel Discussions on the latest tech trends and business innovations
Inspirational keynote speakers and special VIP guests
Networking Opportunities: engage in dialogue about the day’s content and build lasting connections.

Panel Discussions

Crypto-curious?

You have questions; What are cryptocurrencies? What is blockchain? Why does any of this matter? And how can you get involved? We have answers! Join us for a lively discussion as we delve deeper into cryptocurrencies and blockchain and how they play a crucial role in the development of the next generation of tech companies.

Panel Speakers

Charlie Uchill, Founder, and COO of Ceres Coin
Dan Novaes, Co-Founder, and CEO of Current Media
Jimmy Odom, Co-founder, and CEO of Bit Capital Group
Moderator: Tony Zeoli, Partner, Freeborn & Peters

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Get Your Franchise On

Did you know 1 in 7 franchises are veteran-owned? Military veterans are uniquely positioned for franchise success. If you are looking for an entrepreneurial outlet for your drive and passion but with less risk and more structure than the franchise opportunity is for you! Learn the ins and outs of franchise ownership from those who have done it.

Panel Speakers

Carla Anyaso, Franchise Owner, Jani-King
Moderator: Don Johnston, Former Franchisee, Subway

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2018 Tech Trends: The Symphonic Enterprise

As digital reality, cognitive and blockchain continue to redefine IT and business, organizations should look to move beyond vertical or horizontal approaches to new technology. Ideally, strategy, technology, and operations should work together in harmony across domains and boundaries. What’s been forecasted, what’s working, and what’s coming next.

Speaker

Scott Radeztsky, Deputy CTO, Deloitte




About Bunker Labs

Through our local chapters and online platforms, Bunker Labs provides resources, and networks for aspiring and current military veteran entrepreneurs regardless of the stage or industry of their business. We recognize the entrepreneurial potential of the military experience and work to ensure that every member of the military community has the network and resources to realize this potential.

Since its founding nearly four years ago, Bunker Labs has supported more than 400 startups, which collectively have generated over $67,449,544 in revenue, raised more than $61,936,747 in capital, and created over 1,581 jobs, including more than 301 new jobs held by military veterans.




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Muster 2018 Sponsors


*Donations are not refundable

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