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Start-up Studio

A dedicated co-working space, Start-up Studio is actively used by a group of entrepreneurs and start-ups using Unleash Space as their home and place of work in 2020.


Who is it designed for?

Start-up Studio is open to students and staff members who are actively working on building a start-up. We have the capacity to support 20 teams. Once we reach our maximum number, we are happy to put your name on a waitlist and stay in touch.

 

Mentoring and resources

Members of Start-up Studio receive:

 

  • Free co-working space for 1 term (on a hot desk basis, subject to availability)
  • A locker for 1 term
  • Access to mentors
  • Goal setting and progress reporting with CIE
  • Profile building through CIE networks
  • Participation in two Start-up Showcases per annum (UoA Open Day and Unleash Space Showcase)
  • Postal address that start-ups can use
  • Membership of the Start-up Studio café sessions (Collaborative, Accountability for Entrepreneurs)
    This includes Breakfast sessions on (for example):
    • Resilience for founders
    • Digital prototyping
    • Life balance
    • When to raise funds
    • How to build networks
    • Developing your MVP/Prototype/Technology Roadmap
    • IP Strategy and Protection
    • Company Structure – Shareholder Agreements Seminar
    • Valuation and Accounting for start-ups
    • Marketing Analytics, SEO, Tactics/Digital Marketing, B2B
    • Brand Strategy
    • Governance

The Unleash Space is open to Start-up Studio members, seven days a week, from 7am till 10pm (exceptions may apply.)

 

How to get involved

If you’re keen to be a part of Start-up Studio, you’re actively working on a start-up, and you’re a current student or staff of the University of Auckland, please complete this form and we will set up an intake conversation to assess how CIE can best support your start-up.

EMAIL
CIE@AUCKLAND.AC.NZ

PHONE
09 923 4526

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