QUT CEA announces first cohort accepted into Australia’s first creative tech accelerator
QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has announced the upcoming startup companies who have been accepted into the Collider Accelerator creative tech program.
Nine startups from across Queensland will be given the opportunity to grow and scale their business across the five month program, due to begin in June.
Each startup will receive seed capital of $20,000 per startup, as well as access to international facilitators from organisations which include the Virgin StartUp Accelerator, as well as senior mentors including CEA’s Entrepreneur in Residence Mark B. Johnson.
“We have an incredibly high calibre program with over seven international facilitators combined with local industry experts, to ensure we provide tailored expert support to our first cohort”, says Anna Rooke, CEO of Creative Enterprise Australia.
“We’ve had drone delivery companies, personal tailoring apps, fashion ventures that connect customers to emerging designers and startups that will change the way we search for our online purchases”.
“We are proud to deliver another first in Australia for the creative tech industry, with some of our cohort choosing to relocate to Brisbane to undertake this specialist program”.
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