14 Results for tag: startups

Let’s talk… success

“What is the biggest growth barrier Australian startups are facing?” That’s the question Dynamic Business put to more than 20 entrepreneurs and industry experts, this week, for our exclusive “Let’s Talk…”, exploring success (and barriers to achieving it). Some commentators pointed to environmental factors such as a scarcity of local ... More

Brisbane start-up Creatively Squared wins top prize at Creative3 Pitch

A BRISBANE start-up which matches brands with content creators from around the world has taken out the top prize at yesterday’s Creative3 Pitch competition. Creatively Squared’s founders Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas will jet to Copenhagen to represent Australia at the Creative Business Cup in December. The husband and wife duo will also have ... More

Meet Creatively Squared, the Brisbane startup heading to Copenhagen to represent Australia in a global pitch competition

Digital marketing platform Creatively Squared will be representing Australia on an international stage in Copenhagen later this year, after taking home the top prize at last week’s Creative3 pitch competition held in Brisbane. Founded in April 2016, Creatively Squared is the brainchild of Ruth Stephensen and Scott Thomas. The startup pairs creatives ... More

Chinese VC William Bao Bean warns against Aussie start-ups expanding to China

Renowned Chinese investor and managing director of the fast growing country's first start-up accelerator, William Bao Bean, has warned Australian start-ups against seeking riches by expanding to the region, saying products that work in Australia rarely succeed in Asia. Mr Bao Bean, who is also a partner at Chinaccelerator's venture capital fund owner ... More

Brisbane Collider startups: showcasing the future of creative technology

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) is gearing up to unveil the first nine companies to complete the country’s premier creative tech accelerator program, Collider, and showcase the breadth and depth of creative technology and future industry leaders in the Queensland startup ecosystem. CEA’s Collider Accelerator marks the official conclusion of ... More

Meet the creative start-up kings

If you run a creative start-up, you need to know about the Queensland University of Technology's hub for creative start-ups, Creative Enterprise Australia. It's thought to be one of the only facilities of its kind in the country dedicated to early-stage ventures pursuing creative enterprises. Mark Gustowski is the acting chief executive. He explains ... More

The online collective encouraging everyday artistry through creative challenges

Creatively Squared is a business which proves that starting small can lead to big things. The brainchild of Ruth Stephensen, who is now the Founder and Creative Director, Creatively Squared connects creative people with businesses searching for a creative boost. Regular creative challenges, along with sponsored competitions, have inspired non-profesh ... More

Comparing Brisbane’s start-up ecosystem

The only way to truly get to know a place, to truly understand what is happening on the ground, is to immerse one’s self in every facet of it. I only had a week, and so, from the minute I flicked my phone off flight mode, I was eager to get going. I messaged my friend, who had offered to pick me up from the airport, to arrange our meeting place. I’d ... More

QUT CEA announces first cohort accepted into Australia’s first creative tech accelerator

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has announced the upcoming startup companies who have been accepted into the Collider Accelerator creative tech program. Nine startups from across Queensland will be given the opportunity to grow and scale their business across the five month program, due to begin in June. Each startup will receive seed capital ... More

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" were rife through the sector after ... More