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Tuesday, October 9 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Bunker Labs North Muster *External Registration Required*

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Experience the Military Entrepreneurial Edge

Bunker Labs is a national network of entrepreneurs founded by military veterans to help other veterans start and grow businesses. The Muster Across America Tour 2018 will travel to 14 cities across the country to showcase veteran entrepreneurs, empower local entrepreneurial ecosystems with large-scale events, and serve as the launching point for Bunker Labs Minneapolis chapter activities.

The Minneapolis Muster is all about connecting you with opportunity. If you are not a veteran you will gain the military entrepreneurial edge. If you are a veteran you will gain the network to quickly grow your venture.

This year marks the inaugural North Region Muster, hosting City Leaders from all over the upper mid-west. These are military veteran entrepreneurs firmly rooted in their local communities. Each leads a successful business and understands first-hand the benefits of the military entrepreneurial edge.

  • Kyle Arneson (Marine, Founder at World Leadership Partners, City Leader Bunker Labs Madison) 
  • Marcus Bolen (Marine pilot, Managing Director at Paveway, City Leader Bunker Labs Minneapolis) 
  • Thomas Typinski, (Army, Founder of The Dominant Approach, City Leader Bunker Labs Detroit) 
  • Justin Walker (Navy SEAL, Owner/Operator of JW Consulting, City Leader Bunker Labs Chicago) 
  • Hark Herold (Air Force Colonel, CEO Design Thinking Denver, Bunker Labs City Leader of upcoming chapter in Denver) 
  • Valerie Rivera (Air Force, Founder of Take Back Work, City Leader of upcoming chapter in Omaha) 
  • STAY TUNED: Special guest speakers will also include local and national leaders. 

The North Region Muster will offer a jam-packed afternoon of events featuring the following elements:
  • Stories and Insight from the Entrepreneurial Front: Experience remarkable first-hand accounts of success stories of military veteran entrepreneurs like this one about Scott Hardesty, Founder, Ranger Nutrition. Hear from our city leaders about what the military entrepreneurial edge is and how it can help you and your business succeed 
  • Pitch Competition: A showcase where veteran entrepreneurs compete for the title of “top-performing veteran-led startup.” 
  • Marketplace – A space for Bunker member companies, other veteran-owned business and businesses that support the veteran community to showcase opportunities, programs, products and services. 
  • Canteen: Coffee, lunch and lots of sidebar conversations throughout the day. Like any good canteen we invite people to come, relax, connect with old friends or make new connections throughout the day’s event. 
  • Networking Opportunities: Attendees will have an opportunity to engage in dialogue about the day’s content and build lasting connections.


Tuesday October 9, 2018 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Minneapolis Event Center 212 2nd Street Southeast Minneapolis, MN 55414

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