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 ... More

The leading women in Australia’s innovation ecosystem

The statistics around the number of women in the wider tech and innovation landscape – or lack thereof – are well-known. While there is still a significant way to go to level the playing field, the Australian innovation ecosystem is home to countless women doing fascinating things and hustling to build the commun... More

Building your dream team: Hipster, Hacker & Hustler

First coined by AKQA’s Chief Technology Officer Rei Inamoto, the ‘Hipster, Hacker, Hustler’ theory specifies that three types of people are needed in order for a company to succeed. We take a closer look at some modern day examples of this, and why a Minimum Viable Team makes for such a winning formula. The ... More

Creative Talent Marketplace theright.fit Finds Investor In QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

 QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has announced its investment in creative talent marketplace theright.fit, founded by award-winning tech entrepreneur Taryn Williams. Williams (pictured above) heads up theright.fit as founder and CEO, and won the Tech category at B&T’s Women in Media Awards last year. She is ... More

Creative3 Pitch winners, Creatively Squared

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 ... More

Startup budget

Budget 2017: Startups disappointed with ‘traditional’ budget

Startups have been left reeling from Tuesday night's federal budget, with founders believing they have been left out in the cold - unless they're a fintech company. Expert360 chief executive Bridget Loudon asked "has the government forgotten about startups?" while phrases such as "diluted down," "all talk" and "a joke" ... More

Atlanta Daniel

Investor Atlanta Daniel on seven things founders should know before joining an accelerator

Before applying for an accelerator program, there are seven key considerations startup founders should make, according to investor Atlanta Daniel. Daniel, the co-founder of $10 million Signal Ventures, has researched programs around the country to provide local startups with insights into how ... More

Bluethumb co-founders Edward and George Hartley

Bluethumb art marketplace boosting indigenous communities

An online art marketplace is giving remote Indigenous communities new hope for a sustainable economy by providing them a way to sell their art online and have it shipped to collectors, even during the wet season when many communities are inaccessible for up to five months. The Bluethumb marketplace, founded by brothers ... More

U.S. startup arrives in Queensland to take up Hot DesQ

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia selected by U.S. virtual reality startup, TimeLooper, as debut APAC base 18 July 2016: The first international startup to benefit from the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Hot DesQ initiative has today arrived in the state, selecting QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) ... More

HotDesQ: Move your startup to Brisbane’s creative hub

MOVE YOUR STARTUP TO BRISBANE’S CREATIVE HUB up to $100k available + free coworking Hot DesQ offers international and interstate startups, and even Aussie expats, up to $100k in funding and the chance to base themselves at QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA). CEA is Australia’s only dedicated creative ... More