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Holographics Startup amongst participants selected for CEA’s creative tech accelerator

Ten creative tech companies spanning verticals including robotics, fashion tech, AR, VR and music tech have been selected by Queensland University of Technology’s startup hub Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) to participate in its 2018 Collider Accelerator. [Related: Winning Creative3 Pitch helped Darren Tonkin’s photo sharing app ‘cut through ... More

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia announces 10 startups accepted into Australia’s first creative tech accelerator

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) today announces the 10 startups that have been accepted in its Collider Accelerator. The three month accelerator is a proud Australian first which is carving the way for startups specialising across the creative tech verticals. Commencing this week, the 10 participating companies will receive coaching from ... More

How Virgin StartUp’s UK accelerator helped Peppermint’s founder strengthen her ‘why’

Kelley Sheenan, the Brisbanite behind Peppermint – an independent fashion and lifestyle magazine with a focus on sustainability – recently returned from London where she participated in StepUp, a mini-accelerator program run by Richard Branson’s Virgin StartUp (VSU). [Related: Winning Creative3 Pitch helped Darren Tonkin’s photo sharing app ... More

Brisbane startup to attend Richard Branson’s Virgin Accelerator program

VSU is a not-for-profit organisation that supports entrepreneurs across the United Kingdom who are looking to start and grow a business with advice, funding and mentoring. Brisbane’s very own Peppermint Magazine was selected by CEA to take part in the exclusive world-class mini-accelerator, StepUp. Peppermint’s success story began to take shape in ... More

Brisbane startup attends Richard Branson’s Virgin accelerator program

Brisbane startup attends Richard Branson's Virgin accelerator program April 3, 2018 - QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) continues to solidify its partnership with Richard Branson’s Virgin StartUp (VSU) and its UK based mini-accelerator program. VSU is a not-for-profit organisation that supports entrepreneurs across the United Kingdom who are ... More

Brisbane Fashion Runway partners with QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

Brisbane Fashion Runway will shine a spotlight on Brisbane’s unearthed design talent at Fortitude Valley’s The Tivoli on Saturday 27 October, in partnership with Infiniti Cars and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA). CEA Fashion Development Manager Thuy Nguyen discusses her excitement in working alongside ... More

Healthtech device facilitating early detection of dementia takes out creative tech Startup Weekend

Highlighting how wide the scope of creativetech is, a team working on a shoe sole with built-in technology that it hopes will be able to detect changes in the gait of the wearer to help identify the development of conditions including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s took out the top prize at the recent Startup Weekend at Creative Enterprise Australia. ... More

The leading women in Australia’s innovation ecosystem

The statistics around the number of women in the wider tech and innovation landscape – or lack thereof – are well-known. While there is still a significant way to go to level the playing field, the Australian innovation ecosystem is home to countless women doing fascinating things and hustling to build the community. Here are just some of the ... More

Medical startup wins marathon entrepreneur competition

A shoe that can detect the development of Alzheimer's and dementia was the idea that won the QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (QUTCEA) Startup Weekend Creative Tech competition. Solus Health, the six person team behind the ingenious idea, beat out a record number of 46 pitches to be crowned the winning startup. The company, in the 54 hour marathon ... More

Startup behind wearable device for detecting cognitive decline win 54 hour pitch marathon

The brains behind medtech startup Solus Health outpitched 46 other founding teams to secure victory at the 54-hour Creative Tech competition, held at Techstar’s recent Startup Weekend in Brisbane (2-5 March).  The winning startup is developing a shoe sole embedded with technology that detects changes in the gait of the wearer’s feet, with the aim ... More