Timothy Hui


Timothy Hui is driven by community, helping to develop growing entrepreneurs and building capacity for startups through programs & venture capital investment.

Currently Programs & Investment Associate at QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) – assisting creative startups grow through capability and capacity building. He was instrumental to the establishment of CEA’s Collider Accelerator from program development to delivery and pre-seed investment execution. Timothy actively works alongside CEA’s growing investment portfolio from pre-seed to late Series A – currently appointed as a board observer across four portfolio companies.

Tim was a Founding Executive of QUT Starters – a Queensland University of Technology student society that worked towards fostering entrepreneurs. Over the last five years he has helped to build Brisbane’s early-stage startup ecosystem through countless events, workshops, and sprints. His most notable achievements include being the Director of Startup Hatch and co-architect of Disrupting Law. Startup Hatch is a student pre-accelerator program turning students from being observers into achievers. Over his years building the student entrepreneurial ecosystem he has mentored numerous new ventures and enjoys continuing to give first.

Tim has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to leading the creative economy:

  • QUT – Student Leadership Excellence Award (2017)
  • Australian Institute of Management – Leadership Excellence Award (2016 finalist)
  • QUT – Volunteer of the Year Award (2016)
  • 16th National Student Leadership Forum – Sponsored Delegate (2014)

Timothy is a regular facilitator in startup methodologies, growth marketing, and MBA guest lecturer in venture capital. Prior to joining QUT Creative Enterprise Australia, Tim was frequently exposed to digital strategy, corporate innovation and medical devices (both with regards to design and execution). Timothy is a graduate from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Business (Management) and Bachelor of Engineering (Medical) (Honours). As a result, he approaches business with a deeply analytical assessment, practicality, and commercial viability in mind.