CHARLOTTE – Bunker Labs, a national nonprofit helping veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs, will celebrate the official opening of a Charlotte chapter.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception starts at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Sugar Creek Brewing Company.
Bunker Labs seeks to inspire veterans, active military and military spouses to start their own business by providing them proper training, resources and connections.
Charlotte is the 35th chapter nationwide and the third in North Carolina.
“Our Raleigh-Durham and Wilmington chapters have seen such success and we are excited to expand our community to Charlotte,” CEO Todd Connor said. “Charlotte has a wealth of creative, innovative and driven military community members that we are excited to equip, inspire and connect so they can make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality.”
Volunteer leaders Justin Dues and Andrew Castrodale have spent the last six months building momentum for the new chapter by establishing business connections and speaking with veterans and entrepreneurs throughout the area.
“The timing couldn’t be better,” Dues said. “The energy and momentum in the ecosystem is palpable. We get to foster moments of… read the full article here.