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Audacious Startup programme

What is Audacious?

Start your own business with workshops, coaching and the startup challenge.

Meet with experts, learn entrepreneurial skills and start startups.


Audacious Semester 1 2020

Audacious Winners S1 2020 226
Brendan Yielder and Olivier Despatis

Bachelor of Commerce students Brendan Yielder and Olivier Despatis won Audacious Semester 1 with their business Cheeky Tea Co, a hard iced tea company, and now are planning to launch their product in time for Orientation Week 2021.

Along with taking out the top spot, Brendan and Olivier won the prizes for best business case and best pitch.

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Audacious 2019

Audacious 2019
Emma Taggart, Jess Marvin, Rory Sutherland and Tessa Aitken.

Emma Taggart, Jess Marvin, Rory Sutherland and Tessa Aitken were winners on the night. They won the People's Choice $100 sponsored by COIN South in Invercargill, voted on the night by 130 attendees and by a watching party event in Invercargill. They also won the Best Pitch Presentation ($500).


Startup Dunedin

Startup Dunedin provide Dunedin entrepreneurs with the information, networks, advocacy and resources they need to build great companies.

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