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Alan Jones Joins CEA as Entrepreneur in Residence for Collider Accelerator

Courtesy of Startup Daily Prolific angel investor and BlueChilli advisor Alan Jones will next year join QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) as entrepreneur in residence for its creative tech accelerator, Collider. In this role, Jones said he will focus on supporting founders to develop their brand voice, provide direction on how they can create a ... More

Kusaga: Australia’s top eco activ-ists

The average cotton T-shirt takes about 2700 litres of water to produce (some 38 bathtubs full). But one Australian brand is on a mission to change that – having already managed to get the water required in production of its wears down to less than 1% of that number, as well as eliminating harmful chemicals and pesticides from the process as well. Gra... More

Entrepreneur Ruth Stephensen develops startup Creatively Squared and wins plaudits

APRIL 2016 STARTING FROM SCRATCH I’ve done it. I have started my own creative hub on Instagram. I’ve been looking for the perfect outlet to inspire myself and connect with other creatives, and there was nothing that quite fit the bill, so with a like-minded friend we just built one! I’ve named it Creatively Squared and it will be a community ... More

Brisbane-based Gloria Dulcie’s move to onshore production

When Gloria Dulcie founder and designer Alexandra Coleborn describes her label, she says with affirmation that it’s a collection of quality pieces with a poetic touch. The brand, just clocking over two years in production, was inspired by over 10 years in fashion, art and design, as well as years of her travelling around the globe and a passion for slow ... More

Interview with Hannah Statham, Founder of Media Mortar

What do you do when you’ve reached the top of your career ladder? Bask in the knowledge that you’ve accomplished such a great feat? Breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that life’s challenges, at least career-wise, now cease to trouble you? If you’re Hannah Statham, you pack your bags, collect your client list and start again! Loath to spend to rest ... More

Stepping Up Her Start-up With SoilCyclers

Alison Price is the founder and Managing Director of SoilCyclers Pty Ltd – a mobile soil recycling and amelioration specialist for the construction, waste and mining industries. While the business started as a means to give Alison’s husband and his former boss something to do, it has grown to become a full-scale operation with offices, a lot of ... More

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