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

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Write a marketing plan

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Find Funding

  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Equity Providers
  • Technology Grants

International Business

  • Networking
  • Trade Education and Training

Legal Services

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

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Business Research Resources

Marketing & Sales

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

Networking & Associations

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

Site and Business Location

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

Permits and Regulations

  • Patent Information
  • Trademark & Copyright Information

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Technology Transfer
  • Website Development


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

New Product Development

  • Patent Information
  • Product Design & Development
  • Prototype Development

Nonprofit & Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Valuation

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

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

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Startup / Form a Business

  • Formation & registration
  • Startup business counseling
  • Startup Classes


  • Mentoring Programs
  • Peer Training Programs

Coworking, Accelerators and Incubators

  • Coworking Spaces
  • Incubator Space
Contact Information
Christine Smith
610 Elm Street, STE 700
McKinney, TX 75069