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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... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More

scale

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 ... More

elon musk

“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 ... More

CEO

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 ... More

StepUp

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 ... More

Virgin Accelerator

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. ... More