QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) believes in enriching the future by empowering creatives.

We aim to close the gap that currently exists between creative excellence and business acumen by offering a supportive network, and a variety of programs and events tailored for growth.

Since 2008, over 4,000 entrepreneurs have engaged in our services. We have supported over 500 companies and established Australia’s first creative tech startup fund, creative tech accelerator (Collider), and fashion accelerator (Fashion360).

If you are a business in the creative industries, we invite you to connect with our community and get involved with CEA today.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

If you’re looking to start a business in the creative industries you can connect with the CEA community by joining our coworking space, The Coterie. If you are looking to refine your idea and want to prepare to launch your business, CEA also offers regular Launchpad 101 workshops.   Get started on your business
The CEA Business Hub is located at Z1 the works, a physical hub for creative entrepreneurs looking to grow their business. Currently home to over 20 creative businesses, the CEA Business Hub is co-located in the same building at QUT’s award winning Creative Industries Precinct, The Coterie and the CEA Fashion Accelerator. Grow your business with CEA
If you are a startup in the creative industries looking to raise capital, the CEA Startup Fund has a focus on investing in entrepreneurs from the creative industries. CEA also hosts the Creative3 Pitch and Creative Business Cup Australia to connect creative founders with investors. Scale your creative venture
CEA holds regular events connecting creative people and their businesses. Our flagship event, Creative3, is Australia’s largest conference for creative entrepreneurs, designed to spark collaboration and inspire individuals to execute their ideas. Upcoming Events

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia helps people start, grow and scale creative businesses.