ABOUT US

ABOUT BUNKER LABS RALEIGH-DURHAM

WHO WE ARE

BUNKER LABS RDU IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION BUILT BY MILITARY VETERAN ENTREPRENEURS TO EMPOWER OTHER MILITARY VETERANS AS LEADERS IN INNOVATION.

Bunker Labs RDU provides educational programming, access to resources, and a thriving local network to help military veterans and their spouses start and grow businesses.
We work to Inspire, Educate, and Connect veterans with the right resources and people locally to be successful, while also providing national tools and resources like: Bunker in a Box or our Community Mobile App to support aspiring entrepreneurs where ever they may currently live or be stationed.

WHAT WE DO

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INSPIRE.

Through our online entrepreneurship challenge, the Bunker in a Box offers hundreds of hours of content as well as interviews with military veterans who have successfully transitioned from the military and started their own business. Learn how they did it and start your own journey towards entrepreneurship as well.
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EDUCATE.

Aspiring entrepreneurs with an idea for a business are invited to participate in the Entrepreneurial Program for Innovation and Collaboration (EPIC) whether through one of our virtual cohorts or in person at one of our chapters. In this program you will learn and apply the practical steps of launching your business from entrepreneurs who have been-there / done-that.
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CONNECT.

Bunker Labs invites veterans, entrepreneurs, investors, and subject matter experts to connect with our community through our monthly Bunker Brews meet ups in cities across North Carolina, as well as through the Muster RDU. Whether returning home after active duty, starting a business, exploring new careers, or growing a business—building your network is critical.
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2017 State of the Bunker: Where We Were + Where We're Going

2016 was all about capacity building, expanding our network and developing a strong veteran-focused community. As we move into 2017 our focus will be on strengthening our 4 stage programming model, leveraging technology solutions to bring our community together and supporting our local chapters across the country.
In this video, CEO Todd Connor gives us a breakdown on all the amazing things that happened in 2016 and the progress we’re planning for 2017.
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