QUT Creative Enterprise Australia helps start, grow, scale and connect creative companies.
QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) helps start, grow, scale and connect creative companies. Providing essential business skills and mentoring focused on company growth and investment, CEA accelerates companies with a focus on design, fashion, entertainment, photography, music, film and television, digital technology, games and interactive content.
Since 2008, over 4,000 entrepreneurs have engaged in CEA services. We have supported over 500 creative companies on site, created over 50 startups and established Australia’s first creative Startup Fund.
CEA offers access to workspace, business mentoring, special events, networks, research expertise and capital to foster the growth of the creative industries in Australia. If you are a business in the creative industries, I invite you to connect with our community and get involved with CEA today.
Chief Executive Officer
QUT Creative Enterprise Australia
If you’re looking to start a business in the creative industries you can connect with the CEA community by joining our coworking space, The Coterie.
If you are looking to refine your idea and want to prepare to launch your business, CEA also offers regular Launchpad 101 workshops.
Get started on your business
The CEA Business Hub is located at Z1 the works, a physical hub for creative entrepreneurs looking to grow their business.
Currently home to over 20 creative businesses, the CEA Business Hub is co-located in the same building at QUT’s award winning Creative Industries Precinct, The Coterie and the CEA Fashion Accelerator.
Grow your business with CEA
If you are a startup in the creative industries looking to raise capital, the CEA Startup Fund has a focus on investing in entrepreneurs from the creative industries.
CEA also hosts the Creative3 Pitch and Creative Business Cup Australia to connect creative founders with investors.
Scale your creative venture
CEA holds regular events connecting creative people and their businesses.
Our flagship event, Creative3, is Australia’s largest conference for creative entrepreneurs, designed to spark collaboration and inspire individuals to execute their ideas.