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3DExperience SOLIDWORKS Startup & Entrepreneur Program

3DExperience SOLIDWORKS Startup & Entrepreneur Program

You may have heard about the 3DExperience SOLIDWORKS Startup / Entrepreneur program, which can help your company get access to this world class CAD software for...wait for it...FREE!  


How the Program Works:

  1. You submit an application
  2. Upon approval, 3DChimera will reach out & issue licenses
  3. You build your product, expand your team, and have a huge benefit over your competition.



  • 12-month accounts of 3DEXPERIENCE Works including SOLIDWORKS for CAD, simulation, visualization, and more
    • Year 1 (Discover) = 100% discount*
    • Year 2 (Adopt) = 70% discount*
    • Year 3 (Expand) = 50% discount*
  • 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
  • *For approved startups, special conditions and restrictions may apply. 



  • Early stage hardware startup
  • Less than $1M in funding
  • Less than $1M in lifetime revenue
  • Sell your own physical product
  • NOTE: SOLIDWORKS does NOT accept service companies or consultants


How to Apply: 


If you would like to learn more about this program or to learn if SOLIDWORKS is the right for your organization, please schedule a time with one of our experts here:

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