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 free access to Solid Edge—a comprehensive product development solution to help make your ideas a reality.
What’s included in the Solid Edge for Startups program?
With Solid Edge, you get a full portfolio of solutions to meet your business needs. Solid Edge offers rich design solutions, as well as simulation, manufacturing, and data management solutions that scale to meet your business needs.
Get everything you need to build a product from scratch on a single integrated platform. Supporting all stages of product development – from early concept development and iteration, and sharing of designs with potential customers, to simulation and prototyping through creation of a digital–Solid Edge can help you gain a competitive advantage.
Get access to one year of free software, technical support from a dedicated Solution Partner, marketing cobranding opportunities, and rich product features.
Learn how startups are using Solid Edge
“I was able to import existing data extremely easily at the component level and continue to work with it – this makes our work significantly easier. And although I am not a trained CAD engineer, I found the tool easy to use with a clear user guide. The simulation functionalities are also very useful for us as we are able to validate our concepts at an early stage“
Dr. Martin Schichtel, CEO Kraftblock
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