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NYC DEMO DAY! WeWork Veterans in Residence Powered by Bunker Labs

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WeWork -The Lounge at SOHO

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Join us for the celebration of WeWork Veterans In Residence Powered by Bunker Labs capstone event. Hear from our guest speaker Commissioner Loree Sutton. Plus, learn from the participating entrepreneurs about their companies and meet others in the community.

WeWork and Bunker Labs NYC invite you to the capstone event for the 18B WeWork Veterans In Residence Powered by Bunker Labs tribe.

Veterans in Residence offers the United States military veterans and spouses fully-sponsored workspaces to help entrepreneurs build and grow their businesses. The capstone event will celebrate the work of the Veterans in Residence tribe over the last six months.

Veterans in the tribe will briefly provide an update on what they have accomplished over the during their residency, the future of their entrepreneurial ventures, and any support they need going forward. Each veteran will also have a booth highlighting their company. Delicious food and beverages will be served.




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The WeWork Veterans in Residence program powered by Bunker Labs provides fully sponsored workspace to tribes of 10 veterans across 14 cities every six months. Veterans and military family members should apply to their nearest city. WeWork is also proud to announce our commitment to hiring 1500 veterans over the next five years and will support member companies in hiring veterans as well.

Additionally, any US military veteran or US military veteran-owned company with fewer than 10 employees will be eligible for a partially sponsored space or private office (up to 25% off) for their first 12 months as a WeWork member. (Offer available for new members only, some restrictions apply.)

For more information, visit we.co/veterans.




Guest Speakers

Brigadier General (ret.) Loree Sutton, MD is the Commissioner for New York City’s Department of Veterans’ Services. Dedicated to improving the lives of New York City’s over 210,000 veterans and their families, the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) was formally established in July 2016 by Local Law 113. Sutton was initially appointed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as Commissioner to the Mayor's Office of Veterans' Affairs (MOVA), assuming her duties on September 1, 2014.

In Sutton's culminating military assignment, she served as Founding Director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) from 2007 to 2010. Dedicated to cultivating the human dimension of resilience, Sutton co-founded Threshold GlobalWorks in 2011 and served as Co-Director until August 2014. Before assuming DCoE directorship, Sutton commanded the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas, the nation's largest power projection military installation, with over 100,000 service and family members.

Prior deployments include Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait and Egypt, supporting the first Gulf War and the Multinational Force and Observers peacekeeping mission. Military awards and honors include the Bronze Star Medal; Presidential Service Badge (White House Fellow); Distinguished Graduate Award (Master’s Degree in Military Strategic Studies, National War College); Expert Field Medical Badge; and Legion of Merit.






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