11 Results for month: 11/2017

Interview with Michelle Eastwell, Partner of HopGoodGanim Lawyers

Michelle Eastwell is a partner of HopgoodGanim Lawyers, a top tier associate of QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) and one of Brisbane’s most respected law firms. HopGoodGanim’s role at CEA involves providing advice to members of the community and hosting masterclasses on subjects such as intellectual property, contract regulations, and legal ... More

Sydney startup Kusaga Athletic is creating eco-friendly activewear

With the rise of fast fashion in Australia has come a steadily growing resistance, with more consumers putting more thought behind the clothes and other assorted products they buy and where they have come from. But no matter how well-meaning someone may be with their own purchases, there are other times when all that’s available is something cheap and ... More

Investing in the Future of Australian Fashion

MEDIA RELEASE Fashion360 Accelerator - open for applications Australia’s only accelerator program solely dedicated to fashion entrepreneurs is preparing for its 2018 program intake. Run by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA), the Fashion360 accelerator program will support and mentor fashion entrepreneurs with real-life industry knowledge and ... More

Australia Competes for Best Creative Business at Global Entrepreneurs Event

PRESS RELEASE   November 17, 2017: A Brisbane-based creative tech startup has gone head to head against 59 countries at the world’s pinnacle creative industries pitching competition, the Creative Business Cup (CBC). The Aussie entrepreneurs behind hero business Creatively Squared battled it out on the world stage presenting their ... More

Interview with Stranger Films

It was with a movie-like twist of fate that Genevieve Larin and Tony Walsh first began working together. Having both studied at the Queensland University of Technology, Tony was in his final year of film production when a script supervisor was needed for his honours’ project. After a mutual friend was unable to partake in the production, Gen attended the ... More

A day in the life: Fashion Designer Evie Willsteed

When you’re a one-person show, the days can be long and the nights even longer. We took a peek into the daily routine of Evie Willsteed – designer extraordinaire at non-binary streetwear label Genkstasy – and talked all things sewing, cereal and why it’s so important to keep talking about gender fluidity. What’s your morning routine? It’s ... More

4 Reasons Students Should Get Involved With The Startup Scene

It’s nearing that time of year where the textbooks are cast aside and the delirious nights spent cramming are laid to rest, if only temporarily. Cue sleeping in ‘til twelve, binge-watching entire seasons on Netflix, and eating your entire body weight in Tim Tams… well, for the lucky few, at least. For those living outside of home, getting work is ... More

Spotlight on: Christie Millinery

We loved having a little chat with the just darling Christie from Christie Millinery about all things Spring racing, cocktails, coffee and fashion! Now bring on the Melbourne Cup! My money is on ‘Rekindling’. What is the inspiration behind Christie Millinery? Much of my design inspiration comes from nature, but I’m always trying to bring a ... More

Let’s talk… Leadership

At the helm of every great company is a great leader. Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Richard Branson… Home-grown heroes like Melanie Perkins, Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes… All are wildly successful, their praises sung far and wide. However, each runs a business that’s underpinned by their own unique vision. It makes one wonder… what, if ... More

Interview with Bryony Cole, Founder of ‘Future of Sex’

Despite being inherently natural, the topic of sex, especially that of female sexuality, still manages to draw somewhat uncomfortable reactions. With the rising age of technology, sexual practices are evolving rapidly and to a point where the discussion of ethics are loath to keep pace. It begs the question: what happens when humanity’s most rudimental ... More