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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 2021.


Who is it designed for?

Start-up Studio is open to students and staff members who are actively working on building a start-up. With a capacity to support 20 ventures, Unleash Space is a buzzing co-working space.

Mentoring and resources

Members of Start-up Studio* receive:

  • Free co-working space (hot-desking, subject to availability)
  • A free locker
  • Priority access to mentors
  • Goal setting and progress reporting with CIE
  • Profile building through CIE networks
  • Participation in two Start-up Showcases per annum (University Open Day and Unleash Space Showcase)
  • A postal address that start-ups can use
  • Membership of the Start-up Studio Breakfast sessions
  • 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

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

*All access is provided and reviewed per term.

How to get involved

If you’re keen to be a part of Start-up Studio, actively work on a start-up, and 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 to best support your start-up.

EMAIL
CIE@AUCKLAND.AC.NZ

PHONE
09 923 4526

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