The WERX Foundation, Inc

The WERX in McKinney (and The WERX Foundation) is a non-profit organization that provides collaborative workspace and resources for technology startups and all entrepreneurs in McKinney Texas.


The WERX in McKinney (and The WERX Foundation, Inc) is a non-profit organization that provides collaborative workspace and shared resources for technology startups and all entrepreneurs small businesses in McKinney Texas and the surrounding areas.

The WERX mission is to build grow and support small businesses in McKinney. The WERX offers shared workspace, educational programming for startups, youth entrepreneur summer camps, a mentor network and investor opportunities. The WERX also hosts startup and small business competitions, Speaker Events, workshops and seminars geared towards educating and supporting startups through the various stages of ideation to commercialization.

WERX offers several affordable membership plans starting at $75/mo for Open Seat memberships.

Dedicated desks are also available to Technology Startups for $150/mo. and Private office are also available.

Amenities include: 7 day/wk bio-metric fingerprint scan access FREE Coffee, Tea, Spring Water & Snacks FREE Breakfast on Thursdays Kitchen with Refrigerator/Microwave/Toaster High-Speed Wi Fi/ and ethernet connections Shared Printing/Copying/Scanning Conference room by Reservation Presentation monitor/projector screen use Quiet phone call room Educational Opportunities Presentations & Events Outdoor Patio access Free Parking 1 mile from McKinney Downtown Square Endless Collaboration!: Access to WERX professional Mentors Access to WERX Investor network events TUPPs Beer on Tap! (NEW) Business Mailbox Free Admission or Discounts on all paid events

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Write a marketing plan

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation

Coworking, Accelerators and Incubators

  • Coworking Spaces
  • Incubator Space

Find Funding

  • Technology Grants
  • Equity Providers
  • Obtaining Equity Funding

International Business

  • Networking
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education
  • Internship Program

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Lease Review
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information
  • Patent Seminars

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Technology Transfer
  • High Tech Development

Marketing & Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Social Media Marketing / E-Commerce
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Web Site Development


  • Peer Training Programs
  • Mentoring Programs

Networking & Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

New Product Development

  • Prototype Development
  • Patent Information
  • Product Design & Development

Nonprofit & Social Enterprise

  • Technical Services
  • Strategic Planning

Permits and Regulations

  • Patent Information
  • Trademark & Copyright Information

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Business Research Resources

Site and Business Location

  • Office Space
  • Office Equipment and Furniture
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Incubator Space
  • Lease Review

Startup / Form a Business

  • Startup business counseling
  • Startup Classes
  • Formation & registration

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer
  • Website Development


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
Primary Contact
Christine Smith
610 Elm Street, STE 700
McKinney, TX 75069