General Questions About Altium Launchpad Program
The Altium Launchpad is a program for early-stage hardware startups. Through this program, qualified startups can get easy access to professional resources and design solutions, like Altium Designer, the most widely-used PCB design tool on the market.
Your company has been in operation for no more than 7 years.
You have less than $1M in total revenue to-date.
Your company has not previously owned Altium Designer
You are able to identify how much venture capital and monetary awards your company has raised.
Your company designs or plans to design its own physical electronic hardware products.
You are not in the business of offering design, engineering, or consultancy services.
To apply for the Altium Launchpad, you must first fill out our program application form Link Here. Once completed, we will review your information and reach out to you directly. All completed applications will be sent to our internal review board in the order they are received.
A local Altium Representative will connect with you using the contact information you provided to inform you that your application was accepted and to discuss the next steps including the delivery of your personalized startup quote.
Applicants accepted into the Altium Launchpad can choose between a Perpetual or Time-based License.
Perpetual License - Customer owns the asset, which includes a 12-month subscription (maintenance) fee. Any updates including major product releases may be installed during the 12-month period.
Time-Based License - The customer is paying for access to a fully-functioning license for one to three years.
You will receive your license no later than 24 hours after you execute the quote and submit payment.
Applicants that are accepted into the Altium Launchpad are not limited in the number of licenses they can purchase.
Technical support is standard with all perpetual and time-based licenses and it will span for the duration of the license term. For additional information regarding our technical support please Click Here.
Altium Launchpad includes 12-month of access to Altium Designers Essential On-Demand Training at no additional cost.
Co-marketing opportunities are discussed on an individual level with applicants that are accepted into the Altium Launchpad. Acceptable co-marketing activities may include but are not limited to; blog posts, customer success stories, video interviews, white papers, inclusion in Altium newsletters and podcasts, and Altium sponsored speaker engagements.
The time-based license offered within the Altium Launchpad is available in 12, 24, or 36-month durations.
Yes, though in order to re-apply, you will need to fill out a new program application form and go through the review process.
If you are not eligible for this program, please contact your local Altium Representative. There may be additional options that you are qualified for outside of this offering. For additional information Click Here.
If you are interested in Altium Launchpad, please start by first filling out the program application form. If you still have remaining questions, you can contact your local Altium Representative for further assistance Click Here.
Standalone - You’ll get a file hosted locally right on your own machine.
Private Server - Allows for multiple users so long as they are not active at the same time. The license files are hosted on a server behind your firewall.
On-Demand - Allows for multiple users so long as they are not active at the same time. The licenses are hosted on Amazon servers and managed through a dashboard. These can be checked out for up to a year and do not need to be connected to the internet.