Are you ready to scale? Join XI Amplify to gain access to the resources and mentorship needed to accomplish your ambitious growth trajectory.

XI Amplify offers dedicated support and resources to participating companies as they grow. XI Amplify is for startups who have a product in the market, have an active customer base or pilot, and have both technical and business talent on their team. XI Amplify is for startups in the Pikes Peak region or those willing to relocate. If this sounds like your startup, keep reading.

AN EXTENDED RUNWAY

2021 Amplify is a 12 month long intensive program that provides extended support and guidance. The program provides founders a virtual and physical space for their companies, in accordance with current CDC guidelines.

AMPLIFY DEMO DAY

To showcase your company and its progress, the Amplify program will have a Demo Day in Summer 2021. Demo Day allows XI Amplify startups to pitch their businesses to qualified investors and inform the community about their world-changing ventures

HERE'S YOUR BIG CHANCE

A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Mentorship
MENTORSHIP

Our mentors empower entrepreneurs to see a possible future and instill the belief that vision can be achieved. Our accelerator program surrounds you with entrepreneurial mentors who have started their own tech companies and are passionate about you achieving your goals. 

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SIX PEAKS

We believe in and provide a holistic approach to entrepreneurship that includes a focus on and mentorship around your health. We call this our six peaks philosophy and it includes story and innovation, health and wellness, awareness and authenticity, leadership, organizational excellence, and mentorship.

WHAT YOU GET

PITCH PREP

Pitch prep will be geared towards helping Amplify 2021 participants get ready for the Summer Demo Day. Amplify doesn’t just stop there, we help our founders navigate the funding landscape after Demo Day.

WORKSPACE

Participants gain free access to the XI Venture Center in Colorado Springs, a state of the art facility designed for founders to connect, work with their teams, host meetings, and network.

CONNECTIONS

Expand your network with us! Amplify startups will work closely with EiR, XI Staff, mentors, and startup founders.

The XI Amplify program instantly plugged us into a startup ecosystem with an impressive group of mentors, other startups, and investors. We immediately had dozens of people in our corner rooting for us.

JACOB MONTOYA, FOUNDER OF FITSW

EXPECTATIONS

The Amplify expectations for startups consist of attending all meetings, showing consistent progress towards stated goals and submitting progress reports. Meetings will be virtual or in person, occurring every Wednesday and Thursday of the first week of the month. Startups are also required to meet with the EIR and establish long term goals for company growth over the entirety of the program.

HYBRID MODEL

Our hybrid program combines the best of in-person networking and office space with the flexibility and safety of virtual programming. Covid-19 makes life difficult to plan, but we are not about to let that slow you down. Teams will have access to work out of the XI venture space, in accordance with CDC guidelines. The majority of early 2021 programming will be done virtually and will shift to in-person monthly events when safe and appropriate.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Proven, validated revenue from qualified, arms-length customers
  • Must be located in Colorado Springs, one of the surrounding cities, open an office in the area, or be willing to relocate
  • Participants must have a product in the marketplace and have active users within the last 3 months
  • Participants are required to be fully committed to their company, with a full time CEO and CTO
  • Commit to attending all virtual and in person meetings

TIMELINE

The 2021 Amplify program is designed to provide founders with extended support. Programming will occur in the first week of every month for 12 months. The application will be launched in the mid December 2020 and close on March 10th. The program will officially kick off on the first week of April.