Bunker Labs and JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking Open Applications for 2022-2023 CEOcircle Program, Expand Eligibility

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Bunker Labs and JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking announced that applications are now open for the 2022-2023 CEOcircle program for military-related businesses.

The 13-month program, which begins in November, offers executives the opportunity to advance their business through quarterly in-person sessions, monthly peer-to-peer networking meetings and a ten-week mentorship program with JPMorgan Chase.

“Veter-owned businesses employ more than four million workers across the country. We are excited to accelerate their success by helping them access essential financial coaching and the strong networks they need to take their business to the next level,” said Terry Hill, Managing Director of JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking and former US Army captain. “Building on the success of last year’s program, we are excited to continue supporting military-related businesses as they meet today’s demands, prepare for tomorrow’s opportunities, and create an impact that will last for generations.”

Bunker Labs and JPMorgan Chase are also expanding eligibility criteria and doubling down on program capacity to pursue the goal of empowering military-related businesses. Companies with annual revenues over $1 million are now invited to apply for one of the 80 spots available in this year’s cohort.

Eligible companies must:

  • Be led by a military veteran and/or military spouse (CEO, senior executive and/or majority shareholder)

  • Have achieved annual revenue of more than $1 million or raised $5 million in capital

  • Show high growth potential via market size, industry, market saturation and significant traction

“JPMorgan Chase is an important partner and we are beyond grateful for their alignment in our mission,” said Blake Hogan, CEO of Bunker Labs. “Veterans and military spouses are a minority at this level of corporate leadership, but their impact is immense. That’s why it’s so important to bring them together to learn, grow and rely on each other. others as they shared experiences from the military and we look forward to working with this new group of business leaders and JPMorgan Chase.”

Last year, Bunker Labs and JPMorgan Chase worked with 41 companies with projected annual revenues for 2021 ranging from $1.5 million to $105 million. The companies, which generated an average of $13.9 million in annual revenue, represented a wide range of industries, including healthcare, marketing, data and information technology, staffing and recruitment, and restaurants.

The free app is open until August 3. To learn more and apply for the program, please visit https://bunkerlabs.org/ceo-circle/.

About Bunker Labs

Bunker Labs is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the military community has the network, tools, and opportunities it needs to start successful businesses. We accomplish our mission by inspiring members of the military community to see their entrepreneurial potential. We equip our program participants with practical tools, ideas, experts and resources to accelerate their success, and we connect entrepreneurs to a strong community and to diverse and relevant networks.

About JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking

JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking is a business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services company with $4 trillion in assets and operations worldwide. Through its Middle Market Banking and Specialty Industries, Corporate Banking and Specialty Industries, and Commercial Real Estate businesses, Commercial Banking serves emerging startups, mid-market and large corporations as well as government entities, organizations with non-profit and commercial real estate investors. , developers and owners. Clients are supported at every stage of their growth with specialized sector expertise and tailored financial solutions, including credit and financing, treasury and payment services, international banking services, advisory services, etc. . Information about JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking is available at www.jpmorganchase.com/commercial

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