40 Results for year: 2018

Virgin Startup Program founder Ian Mason on the two things startups need to help them scale

The founder of Virgin’s Startup Program says he can see a lot of potential in Aussie founders but he believes more support is needed locally to help startups scale up and move beyond the “small business” stage. Ian Mason is the former head of development for the Startup Program, which was founded five years ago as a way to offer entrepreneurs from ... More

“There’s too much blind faith”: Is it time to stop idolising entrepreneurs like Elon Musk?

Startup founders like Tesla chief executive Elon Musk are often held up as a paragon of the tech scene, with founders hanging off his every word and striving to emulate his every move. But recent actions by the founder has raised a difficult question for many entrepreneurs: is this really who you want to look up to? In the last six months, Musk has ... More

Four Designers pitch for profit

On August 24, four emerging designers will pitch their business to an industry panel at the Fashion360 accelerator. The fashion360 accelerator program is part of QUT Creative Enterprise Australia. In its third year, Fashion360 accelerator is designed to equip early-stage to emerging fashion entrepreneurs with the essential business knowledge and ... More

We’re Hiring: Digital & Graphics Marketing Coordinator

The Digital & Graphics Marketing Coordinator supports QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s (CEA) brand positioning, brand growth and communication to external and internal stakeholders for creative startups across Community, Events, Programs and Investment. CEA is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Our ... More

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) announces finalists for Creative3 event

August 8th,  2018 QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) is thrilled to announce its pitch finalists for this year’s Creative3 Pitch event. Australia’s Emerging Creative Startup, four outstanding startups will pitch before a community of investors, corporates, thought leaders and change makers from the creative industries. Announcing the four ... More

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) prepares to unveil Fashion360 Showcase

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA), the country’s leading dedicated incubator and accelerator for creative tech startups, is gearing up for the highly anticipated annual fashion showcase and business pitch, Fashion360 Showcase on August 24 in Brisbane. Australia’s only fashion accelerator program provides an opportunity for emerging entreprene... More

We’re hiring – Marketing & Communications Manager

A fantastic opportunity has just become available for an experienced Marketing and Communications Manager to create, develop and implement a strategic communications plan More

Big picture is bright: Canva boss

Canva co-founder Cameron Adams was around for the dotcom bust almost 20 years ago, a time when high-growth companies collapsed en masse and investors lost confidence in the then-nascent tech sector. According to Mr Adams, while there’s mounting talk of a tech bubble in 2018 — with companies such as Facebook and Tesla having their valuations questio... More

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia startups hone their pitches at Techsauce Global Summit in Thailand

A BRISBANE incubator for creative-tech startups has flown the flag for Australia at South-East Asia’s biggest tech conference; Techsauce. Six southeast Queensland and four interstate startups - all part of the Collider accelerator program at QUT Creative Enterprise Australia, the nation’s only creative-tech-focused incubator - took out the ... More

Queensland startups get creative

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) today showed off the 10 start-ups to graduate from its creative tech accelerator, Collider. The founders have completed an intensive three month program under the guidance of top Angel Investor and start-up advocate, Alan Jones, who took up the position of Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) and Program Lead. Star... More