SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs & Startups

Launch Your Design Dreams

For early-stage hardware startups that meet the eligibility criteria, the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs program offers software, training, and co-marketing resources at no cost to help you succeed.

The SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneur Program provides new start-up companies the following benefits:

  • 12-month licenses of SOLIDWORKS products for CAD, simulation, visualization, and more
  • MySolidWorks online training
  • Co-marketing opportunities such as speaking at SOLIDWORKS events and promotion in SOLIDWORKS campaigns and social communities
  • Design guidance from SOLIDWORKS engineers and technical managers
  • Hundreds of white papers, videos, and feature articles with tips and tricks on taking your product to the next level

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SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur Program Eligibility Requirements

SOLIDWORKS sponsors early-stage hardware startups with less than $1MM in funding, less than $1MM in lifetime revenue, and selling their own physical product. SOLIDWORKS does not accept service companies or consultants.

Startup Accelerators and Incubators Network

SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs works with the world’s leading accelerators and incubators. Startups affiliated with one of the sponsored organizations receive preferential consideration when applying.