Creative Enterprise Australia and Steve Baxter co-invest $500k in travel photography startup

Queensland-based travel photography startup Travelshoot has announced it has closed a $500,000 seed-funding round from QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) and Steve Baxter’s Transition Level Investments to scale its business and tackle the global tourism industry. The on-demand photography service that connects ... More

CEA backs music tech platform during $525,000 seed round

CEA-backed startup Audience Republic, an online platform that helps music event organisers increase ticket sales, has announced that it has closed a $525,000 seed investment round led by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s (CEA) dedicated creative tech Startup Fund, along with Artesian Capital and several Australian ... More

CEA backed TrademarkVision launches ‘deep learning’ image recognition for IP protection

CEA backed creative-tech startup, TrademarkVision, has announced the release of its ‘deep learning’ algorithms to further enhance its world leading image recognition technology. Law firms and corporates around the world leverage TrademarkVision to protect brands through visual search. However, highlighting the ... More

QUT CEA Startup Fund seeks out investable creative startups following Fame & Partners Series A round success

 QUT Creative Enterprise Australia has $500K to invest Australia, 20 April 2016: QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) today revealed its initiative to invest $500,000 in five to six seed-stage creative startups from around Australia, providing these businesses with the opportunity to tackle large global markets. ... More

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia projects Like a Photon onto the global stage

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) announces its investment in Brisbane-based startup, Like a Photon Creative, a content creation company specialising in the development and execution of content for children. Established by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia in 2013, the CEA Startup Fund is the first dedicated ... More

CEA Startup Fund backs crowdsourced live music startup GiggedIn

Capital to prep for global expansion, new GiggedIn Infinite subscription offering Australian crowdsourced live music performance startup GiggedIn today announced it had closed a $500,000 funding round, which includes investment from the CEA Startup Fund. The investment will assist the company to prepare for global ... More

Startup Funding for Handkrafted

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s Startup Fund invests in custom made craftsmanship platform, Handkrafted. QUT Creative Enterprise Australia which is Australia’s only creative incubator and investment fund has announced today investment into Handkrafted, which marks the fourth investment for its Startup Fund – and ... More

Startup Fund Invests in Metaverse Makeovers

$750K investment in wearable tech in holographic appcessories startup, Metaverse Makeovers. Melbourne Angels has led a syndicated investment of more than $750K in Metaverse Makeovers which includes QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s (CEA) Creative Enterprise Fund and private investors in China. Metaverse Makeovers ... More

CEA Startup Fund invests in Fame & Partners

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia today announced their investment by its Startup Fund in Fame & Partners, a next generation online fashion retailer tapping into the $6 billion formal and prom dress market. Fame & Partners is a hybrid technology and fashion business; using a proprietary algorithm to track the latest ... More

Startup Fund announces first investment: TrademarkVision

Creative Enterprise Australia, the creative industries incubator owned by Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane has announced its first investment by the CEA Startup Fund. The fund has invested alongside other early stage investors in See-Out (now TrademarkVision), an online trademark search company that ... More