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We’re Hiring: Content Writer/Admin Assistant

Passionate about creative writing and delivering great customer service with a flare for digital marketing? We are looking for a Content Writer and Administration Assistant to join our Marketing team and enrich our social media, website, video and print collateral with compelling marketing copy. The role also supports event and general office administ... More

Interview with Fashion360 Alumni, Lucy-Belle

Growing up in a house full of vintage clothes, fabric swatches and the odd animal skeleton,  it’s no surprise Lucy-Belle Rayner has become who she is today. Incorporating old school hollywood charm with a touch of Tim Burton, pieces from Lucy-Belle’s dark vintage label are as classic as they are mysterious.  We sat down with Lucy-Belle to talk ... More

Bird’s the word for Fashion360 Alumni, Barbara Spooner

Barbara Spooner was a recent convert to cycling when she came across a problem - she couldn’t find cycling gear to fit her curves! Inspired and spurred on by similar tales from others, Barbara made the decision to launch her own cycling clothing brand, Birds on Bikes. We sat down with Barbara for a chat about what motivates her, her time in the 2018 ... More

Why would you join a Fashion Accelerator? by Jonathan Ward

Just as it’s critical for a nascent company to find the right early hires, it’s important to find the right early partners–and that’s what an accelerator is, a partner. Here are some things that you should look for when evaluating programs to help take your Fashion business to the next level, and the results that you can expect from participation.... More

Fashion360: It’s like no other Fashion Program, by Thuy Nguyen

Welcome to Fashion360, Creative Enterprise Australia’s Accelerator program dedicated to growing your fashion business... Fashion360, as the 360 suggests, is a holistic approach to acquiring the vital knowledge and skills to manage all core components of a fashion business.   What makes Fashion360 unique is the combination of ... More

CEA backed creative tech startup TrademarkVision goes global following US acquisition

Boston-based Clarivate Analytics acquires TrademarkVision QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) is pleased to announce Brisbane-based startup and artificial intelligence and image recognition technology company TrademarkVision has signalled its ambitions for international expansion following its acquisition by Clarivate Analytics, based in Boston. T... More

Interview with Heshanie Tennekoon the Fashion360 Designer behind Ileana

Heshanie Tennekoon is the designer behind Ileana, a label that aspires to translate the beauty of cultures by creating a link between the east and the west. She aims to bring more recognition to her Sri Lankan community by incorporating techniques passed on by generations, which Heshanie fears could be lost in time. The 23-year-old designer spoke to us ... More

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