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 ... 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 ... More

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia makes term sheets public

Though there may be more funding than ever before available to Australian startups, murmurs within the industry about founder-friendly investment terms – or lack thereof – have been relatively constant as the space has developed. In a bid for greater transparency, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has made ... More

5 Australian creative tech startups that raised in 2017

In 2017, a record $230 million of venture capital was poured into Australian startups according to KPMG’s Venture Pulse Report. Here are just a few examples of some standout pioneers in creative tech that successfully closed a round of funding last year. Bluethumb Bluethumb is an online art marketplace that gives ... More

Seed funds, mentoring available to creative startups via CEA’s Collider Accelerator

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has invited creative tech startups to apply for its Collider Accelerator are now open. Up to 11 emerging and highly-scalable companies will be selected for Collider, which is being spearheaded this year by Alan Jones, a founding investor in Pollenizer, Startmate and Blackbird ... More

Australia’s first creative tech accelerator opens applications

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has opened applications for Collider Accelerator - an Australian first in the creative tech scene. Heading up the 2018 program is the new Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) Alan Jones who is revered as the most active Angel Investor in the country. Acting CEO Mark Gustowski says ... More