X Mentor. X Lab. XLR8 Grants.

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The X-Lab is Project X-ITE’s coworking space for student entrepreneurs on the DU campus. The X-Lab is located in Margery Reed Hall Room 116, and is open daily for student entrepreneurs and innovators to use.

What does the X-Lab have to offer? 

Workspace for individuals and groups, whiteboards and M-squared boards, every design-thinking supply you could imagine, two big-screen TVs, Google Home, Apple TV, Chromecast Ultra. PLUS – a sticker making machine, a t-shirt press, comfy couches and movable furniture.

The X-Lab is the perfect space to work alongside other student entrepreneurs, get to know the Project X-ITE team, and meet alumni and community partners that frequent the space. Contact for keycard access.

XLR8 Grants

XLR8 is a program that gives grants up to $500 for students to test the viability of their ideas or take their ventures to the next level. XLR8 is open to undergraduate and graduate students across all disciplines. The application deadline is the 15th of each month. The winners of the XLR8 grants must meet with Project X-ITE staff to provide a report on how the funds were used.

X-ITE Mentoring Program

Come with an idea, leave with a plan.


Mentors are a key component to launching a successful startup – or even thinking through the idea for a company or project. We seek experts and those who have been in the trenches to help students along their path to becoming an entrepreneur an innovator in four ways:

Periodic mentor meetings with individual students


Dedicated mentoring for a student-led startup


Mentoring session with a group of student entrepreneurs


Event-based mentoring


Experts! Fill out our mentor form to be included in our database. We’ll let you know about periodic opportunities, and students will have access to your profile. We curate all relationships and help match you with students who need your help. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact

Students! Looking for a mentor for your company or project? Explore our mentor-matching platform, powered by Cultivo Media, to find your perfect mentor today!

Sessions Podcast

X-ITE Sessions is a podcast where Project X-ITE explores innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship with the brightest minds, leaders, and innovators in Colorado, the university ecosystem, and abroad.

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