HX EVENT CALENDAR
Southwest Muster Across America Tour
November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
About this Event
The Muster gathers leading veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs and allies to discuss crucial trends in entrepreneurship . For lifelong learners, the event has customized breakout sessions with industry experts discussing ways to launch and grow a business and providing real-world applications to propel your business forward.
WeWork Veterans in Residence Program Powered by Bunker Labs tribe members will highlight their ventures in the Mission Showcase & Marketplace.
Bunker Labs has partnered with the Ford Fund to host pitch competitions for veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs throughout the 2019 Muster Across America Tour. In each of the seven tour locations, the top two showcase pitches will win $5,000 and $3,500 from the Ford Fund to help support their businesses. Judged by local community experts and subject matter experts as judges, to provide this much needed capital to create growth and sustainability for the companies.
Bunker Labs is a national network of entrepreneurs founded by military veterans to help other veteran and military spouses start and grow businesses. Bunker Labs’ Muster Across America Tour 2019 will travel to 7 cities across the country to showcase veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs and energize local entrepreneurial ecosystems through large-scale events.
The Muster Mainstage
The Muster Mainstage will host expert talks and panel discussions with military, corporate, and political leaders covering (non-partisan) topics such as procurement, technology, investment, talent landscape, and veteran social impact.
Bunker Labs has partnered with the Ford Fund to host pitch competitions for veterans and their military spouse entrepreneurs throughout the 2019 Muster Across America Tour. In each of the seven tour locations, Ford will grant two awards in the amount of $5,000 and $3,500 through a “pressure-test” type of pitch competition, awarded from local community experts and subject matter experts as judges, to provide this much needed capital to create growth and sustainability for the companies.
The Muster Mission Showcase & Marketplace
WeWork Veterans in Residence Program Powered by Bunker Labs tribe members, as well as local and regional veteran and military spouse-owned businesses, and businesses that support the military community will showcase their opportunities, programs, products, and services.
Post-Event Networking Reception
After the talks and pitch competition are over, gather together with other attendees to talk about the day’s events, what you learned, and what you’ll do with your Muster experience. Food and drinks will be provided.
Take a break from the Muster Main-stage for coffee, snacks, and sidebar conversations. Like any good canteen, we invite people to come relax, connect with old friends, or make new connections throughout the day’s event.