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QUT Creative Enterprise Australia appoints new CEO

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new CEO as the company prepares for a number of major strategic developments in creative tech. Mark Gustowski has been a key member of CEA’s Executive and Leadership team since January 2016 and has been acting in the role of CEO for the last 12 months while Anna ... More

Q&A with Majella Edwards from Sortal

Sortal team members Majella Edwards and Sarah Smith met when they both attended CEA’s Startup Weekend. At the time, Majella was a freelance photographer looking for a new project and Sarah was a software engineer in need of a challenge. After much discussion, the two teamed up to tackle a problem that incorporated their unique skill sets - using artific... More

Applications open for Australian creative startups to showcase at Creative3 Pitch

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s premier pitch competition will crown the next Emerging Creative Tech Startup of the Year who will go on to represent Australia in Europe. Four Australian startups will battle it out before a crowd of Australian and foreign investors, creative corporations, thought leaders and futurists at Creative3 Pitch this ... More

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

Virgin Accelerator 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 ... More

Brisbane startup attends Richard Branson’s Virgin accelerator program

Brisbane startup attends Richard Branson's Virgin StartUp 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