Our stories

Our stories

Programmes and business competitions like CO.STARTERS and X Challenge have already helped to produce heaps of successful entrepreneurs - here are their stories.

Passion for entrepreneurship and design

Sam Gray shares with us how his passion for entrepreneurship and design led him to become the CEO and founder for two companies.

Preparing entrepreneurs for success

The CO.STARTERS programme at AUT is helping aspiring entrepreneurs like business alumnus Geoff Holmes turn their ideas into a successful start-up.

The first Islamic mindfulness app

AUT alumnus Mohd Akhtaar has created Mindful Muslim, the world’s first Islamic mindfulness app.

Connecting bright ideas and industry

Bradley Hagan and Holly Sutich completed the CO.STARTERS programme and turned their entrepreneurial idea into a commercial product, Phoric - a clean energy drink alternative.