CREATING A TECH ECOSYSTEM

New ventures require a deep and committed infrastructure to take off and grow. Thanks to XI’s supporters, our participating startups gain access to a tremendous range of seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, community and business leaders. We are extremely grateful for their support.

2020 SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

SURVIVE AND THRIVE COS Contributors

Survive & Thrive COS Loan Program in 2020 provided recovery funding in the form of low-interest loans of up to $25,000, mentorship and other resources to support resiliency and continue building healthy businesses and nonprofits. Exponential Impact, in partnership with the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, and various other community partners, businesses, and local investors teamed up to offer immediate relief services to 132 organization in El Paso County.

THE LANE FOUNDATION

BASIS PARTNERS
BRYAN CONSTRUCTION
H.A. AND MARY K. CHAPMAN CHARITABLE TRUST
COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES
THE DAKOTA FOUNDATION
WILLIAM H. DONNER FOUNDATION, INC.
EL POMAR FOUNDATION
COLORADO SPRINGS CHAMBER & EDC’S “FOUNDATION FOR COLORADO SPRINGS’ FUTURE”
COMMUNITY IMPACT INVESTMENT FUND OF PPCF
ENT FUND OF PPCF
VANCE AND BETSY BROWN
LYDA HILL PHILANTHROPY
DEL AND KRISTI CREPS
NOR’WOOD DEVELOPMENT GROUP
NUNN CONSTRUCTION
PIKES PEAK BUSINESS RECOVERY FUND OF PPCF
CONNIE SCHMIDT FUND OF PPCF
SCRIPPS HOWARD FOUNDATION

KARRIE COMBS
MARTHA D’AMBROSIO
ANDREW DAVIS
DIRK AND JEANIE DRAPER
STEPHANIE FINLEY FORTUNE AND KENT FORTUNE
JENIFER B. FURDA
CYNTHIA O. GOODWIN
NIKKI AND MARK HERMAN
LISA AND JAY JESSE
MIKE AND MAUREEN JURAN
KRISTINE KASPER
JULIE LAFITTE
VINCENT MAFFIA
CYNTHIA MARVIN
ZACHARY AND NIKKI MCCOMSEY
JON AND BECKY MEDVED
DUSTIN AND SHELLEY SAPP
INGRID SKREHART
MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH C. WOODFORD

JOIN XI’S TRAILBLAZERS

XI provides a full accelerator ecosystem in Colorado Springs, with broad access to business leaders, mentors, investors and political leaders in our network. We poise startups for growth and success, and provide resources to understand these new industries. If you’re ready to catapult entrepreneurship with XI, contact Natasha Main at info@exponentialimpact.com.

2020 Exponential Impact Sponsor Book

ENTERPRISE ZONE NOTE

Exponential Impact is an approved Colorado Enterprise Zone Contribution Project. Colorado Income Tax Credit: Donors having made a certified contribution to an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project may claim 25% of a cash donation as an income tax credit, and half of that amount (12.5%) for an in-kind donation. The actual credit earned is figured based on all eligible contributions during the tax year, and capped at $100,000 per tax-payer with the balance carried forward up to five years.