Find What’s Next With XPONENTIAL Startups
Startups breathe new life into the unmanned systems economy by opening new markets, advancing technology and increasing employment opportunities. Their vision and tenacity transform local communities and entire industries by successfully fueling growth, innovation and change.
XPONENTIAL is the place where that innovation accelerates. This year, our expansive program is designed to engage and support the best startups in the unmanned and autonomous systems community.
This year’s program provides:
- Startups with an unrivaled platform to gain exposure, find new investment, and partner with others to strengthen your offer
- Investors with a preview of game-changing and potentially profitable technologies
- Industry partners with an opportunity to collaborate with some of the most ingenious innovators in the world
This dedicated hub in the XPO Hall is your destination for cutting-edge innovation and emerging technologies across the unmanned and autonomous systems community.
Learn About Exhibiting Opportunities
A competition for early-stage, disruptive companies who are creating, innovating or enhancing unmanned systems technologies or operations. During the Startup Showdown, five finalists will have ten minutes each to pitch their business to a panel of judges followed by a five-minute live question and answer session. Be there to see who is declared the winner!
Find What's Next in Unmanned
Techstars is a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed — providing accelerator portfolio companies with access to financial, human, and intellectual capital to fuel the success of their business.
The Air Force Accelerator Powered by Techstars focuses on developing better relationships with commercially viable startup companies with dual-purpose technologies — technologies that have a private sector application as well as government application.
Demo Day, taking place May 7, is a celebratory event to showcase the 10 companies that completed the three-month Air Force Accelerator Powered by Techstars to an audience of investors, potential customers, community members and mentors. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear pitches from each company, network with event attendees and meet the companies during the event's networking reception.
As a startup, whether you succeed or fail boils down to access…access to profit-building industry connections, access to market data and access to policymakers.
Join AUVSI with a special membership just for startups, and have complete access to the news, trends and network that will help your business take off.
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