Capital Factory Partnership Program

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Capital Factory have partnered on a unique opportunity for UT Dallas students and qualified alumni teams.The partnership provides a select number of UT Dallas student/alumni founders and their teams with no-charge membership to Capital Factory (CF) that includes online and in-person benefits.

Your Capital Factory membership benefits include:

  • Access to Capital Factory digital platforms, including Slack and Union
  • Access to office hours with over  200 tech mentors
  • Ability to participate online in daily Ask Me Anything programs with founders and subject matter experts Access to Capital Factory co-working and meeting space in Austin, Texas
  • Educational content and programs
  • Free and discounted offerings


Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one startup state in the U.S.  Thousands of entrepreneurs, programmers and designers in all stages gather day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes and co-working. With boots on the ground in Austin, Dallas and Houston, CF meets the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduces them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. According to  Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active investor in Texas since 2010.

To apply for one of the limited number of individual & team co-working memberships to Capital Factory, please complete this form.

Applications are reviewed regularly, with new memberships awarded, as openings come available. If you have any questions or problems with this form, please contact

To be eligible, you must be:

  • A currently enrolled UT Dallas student — graduate, undergraduate, and executive education
  • A UT Dallas alum or faculty/staff member, with one or more currently enrolled UT Dallas student co-founders and/or key contributors on the team

For general questions about the partnership program, email with Subject Line: “Capital Factory Partnership.”