About exponential impact

Exponential Impact (XI) is a nonprofit committed to giving entrepreneurs the best start humanly possible in Colorado Springs. We’re dedicated to holistically supporting entrepreneurs from seed to scale, and our accelerator and incubator programs are tailored to the needs of companies at all stages. We know that you can’t change the world alone, and by equipping leaders with resources, expertise, and mentorship, we cultivate an environment of innovation that leads to amazing growth.

XI programs

FROM SEED TO SERIES A, XI SUPPORTS FOUNDERS AT EVERY STAGE. WITH PROGRAMS TAILORED TO THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF STARTUPS, THEY ARE BOLSTERED BY A COMMUNITY WHERE LEADERS CAN THRIVE.

The seed-to-scale journey begins with the XI Accelerator Program for promising early-stage companies.

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The XI Amplify Program is for startups who have a product in the market or are about to release a product.

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Ascend is XI’s final part of the seed-to-scale journey, and it prepares ventures for high growth and expansion .

The XI Ascend Program is coming soon.

Stunning environment,
modern facilities

The business climate is booming in Colorado Springs, with gains in virtually every industry. We have s a rich history in technology and innovation, and industries like cybersecurity and defense are growing exponentially. Colorado Springs is only one hour from Denver and minutes from the mountains. XI is situated next to the National Cybersecurity Center and the University of Colorado Springs. Our state-of-the-art facilities offer a graduated workspace for your teams to meet and grow your ventures.

Why Colorado Springs?

Colorado Springs features stunning views of Pikes Peak, one of America’s most famous mountains. When you’re ready for a break building your startup at our XI Venture Center, there’s plenty to do. Take a hike or run on miles of trails and open space woven throughout the city, try any one of the local breweries, or explore the arts scene around our Downtown. Colorado Springs is also home to the U.S. Olympic Training Center. With over 300 days of sunshine each year and great affordability, it’s easy to understand why Colorado Springs is emerging as one of the top places to live and do business.

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XI Welcomes Dr. Emily Spratt to Board of Directors

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