Resources for Startups
New businesses need access to the best tools and technologies to bring their ideas to market quickly, but they often lack the means to acquire the professional resources they need. The struggle to maintain a consistent funding stream, the time required to learn new skills, and the challenges of work/life balance—especially when you’re still working a day job—can doom great concepts before they have a chance to take hold.
Recent surveys show that startups face universal challenges when moving from business plan to reality:
Limited resources – trying to find a balance between what we need and what we can afford
Learning skills outside my domain expertise – sales, marketing, finance, etc.
Starting from scratch – figuring out what I need for the business and where to get it
Managing work/life balance and the time needed to get a startup off the ground
The Solid Edge for Startups program makes it very easy for new businesses – whether they are designing products or performing engineering services – to access premium software and resources, including online training and community support.
Your software should be a solution, not a problem
Qualifying startups are eligible for a free annual subscription to Solid Edge Premium—a comprehensive product development solution to help make your ideas a reality.
Learn more about the Solid Edge portfolio
Solid Edge provides users with a full portfolio of solutions to meet a wide range of business needs. Solid Edge not only offers rich design solutions, but scalable solutions for simulation, manufacturing and data management as well.
One of the largest struggles of a startup is obtaining adequate funding — and engineering, specifically enabled by a CAD tool, is the cornerstone of bringing the concept to reality. What Siemens has done with their Solid Edge product is revolutionary; the ability to stretch our funds ultimately gives us that much more of a chance to make it to market. I see Siemens as a partner and investor in our company, and I look forward to working with them for years to come.
Ian Henderson, COO of Skybridge UAS
How real companies are seeing the benefits of 3D Design
Agricultural equipment manufacturer uses Solid Edge to significantly improve product design speed
High-performance bike manufacturer uses advanced 3D CAD to design bikes that are competitive and fun to ride
Integrated design-through-manufacturing system delivers a custom wooden cell phone case in just three hours; also opens door to new markets
Siemens PLM Software solutions enable Hydrauvision to create more detailed designs and enhance simulation accuracy