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Push the limits of ideation with an integrated CAD, CAM, and CAE solution.

You’re challenging the status quo. Shouldn’t your tools?

Who should apply?

  • Businesses less than 3 years old.
  • Businesses with 10 or fewer employees.
  • Businesses (including parent entities) generating less than $100,000 USD in gross annual revenue.
  • Businesses designing and/or manufacturing their own physical products.
  • Businesses willing to share their story with the Autodesk Fusion 360 community.
  • Service providers, resellers, contract manufacturers, and consultants doing work for other companies do not qualify for Fusion 360 for startups.

Don’t qualify for startup use? Get a commercial subscription to Fusion 360.

What do I get?

Fusion 360 for startups includes all the features and functionality you’ll need to take your product from concept through design to manufacturing.

  • Powerful collaboration and data management for your entire team.
  • All standard and commercial (NX, Catia, SOLIDWORKS, Inventor, PTC Creo, etc.) translators.
  • AnyCAD (non-destructive, native CAD translation and referencing).
  • Community-led support through the Fusion 360 forums.
  • Cloud Credits are available for purchase to cloud rendering, cloud simulation computing, generative design studies, and extensions.

Need technical support? Email and phone support are only available with a commercial subscription to Fusion 360.

* Available for a 1-year term. Approval is required for renewal.

Qualification details

Fusion 360 is available for businesses:

  • That are venture-backed, angel-backed, or bootstrap startups.
  • With a valid website or transacting on a social media or digital platform.

*Note: If you are a company that is a subsidiary of a larger company or a company seeking to resell Autodesk products; please contact us as each has its own program, and we can direct you appropriately.

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Startup Description

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Legacy Startup Definition:
To qualify as a "Startup," You must be (a) a company, a startup or home-based business, that generates less than $100,000 (or equivalent in other currency) per year from the total sale of goods or services or (b) an individual using the service for personal non-commercial projects, hobbies or personal learning. The term of Your Startup subscription will start on the date access is granted and will end one (1) year thereafter. Autodesk reserves the right at any time during the Startup subscription term to revoke Your right to access the Offering by providing notice to You.

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