Entrepreneurship and innovation opportunities

At AUT we encourage all our students and graduates to develop their entrepreneurial and innovative thinking as a tool for the future. AUT BETA draws together AUT’s entrepreneurship and innovation activity, offering programmes and events to help you nurture and refine your ideas, and connecting you with collaborative communities and innovators.

No matter what you’re studying – or if you’ve already graduated – the AUT BETA team can support you as you clarify your thinking, all the way to translating your business idea into reality.

Entrepreneurship programmes and development with AUT BETA

Entrepreneurial programmes, competitions and events are at the core of AUT BETA, and the team can also help you make connections and find resources:

  • CO.STARTERS at AUT: business development programme
  • Te Kōrau business development programme
  • X Challenge idea competitions: The Idea and The Accelerator
  • Co-working spaces, start-up sessions and other events
  • Access to curated online resources


Partner with AUT BETA

Are you an industry member or employer with entrepreneurial experience you'd like to share?  AUT BETA would love to hear from you.

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