We’re bringing together a dream team of students, faculty,
and startup founders for a game-changing collaboration.

If you're a passionate student eager to gain hands-on work experience, or, perhaps you're a startup founder in need of support? Look no further – we've developed a unique match-making service that bridges the gap between these two worlds.


This is your golden ticket to ignite your career and cultivate invaluable skills while contributing to an ambitious, high-growth startup project. We're committed to pairing you with one of our dynamic startup founders, allowing you to dive headfirst into the world of innovation.

Forget about your academic background or major – if you're brimming with curiosity and a hunger to learn, this opportunity is tailor-made for you! Join us and embark on an exciting journey where your potential knows no bounds.


You'll gain support and a fresh perspective from eager, forward-thinking students, tap into the brilliance of our faculty, and unlock the potential to generate valuable IP for your startup. Let's connect and propel your startup to new heights!

We are incredibly grateful for the support we received during our Capstone Research Project, and the results of this project have proven immensely advantageous for Doggone. Working with Jared (Ara Student) was an absolute pleasure; his expertise and insights not only facilitated constructive discussions with councils, but also provided us with a highly effective engagement tool.

Tracey Austin, Founder & CEO - Doggone


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If you have questions or would like to find out more, Email us at [email protected] or call into Te Ōhaka for a chat.