The B1st-Software Factory offers start-ups in the IT area a huge range of services with office, workshop and storage facilities on an area of around 4,000 square metres – not forgetting the necessary infrastructure. It contains a reception area with a telephone service, meeting and training rooms, and common rooms like a copy room, a kitchen etc.
"My first office" is the name of a special offer for the initial phase of startup businesses. For a maximum of nine months they can use furnished offices with a telephone connection at extremely attractive conditions, in order to test their business ideas on the market. Businesses have recourse to highly qualified staff in the building. Students at the Dortmund IT Centre are able to pursue German's fastest course in informatics. They are trained to become IT professionals in only four semesters.