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Are you a green entrepreneur in Queensland? The largest climate change business ideas competition...

Climate-KIC Australia recently launched the Australian 2019 edition of the world’s largest global Green Business Ideas Competition,ClimateLaunchpad, hosted in Brisbane by Australia's...

Global tourism accelerator program run by Slingshot in Queensland back for second year running

Horizons, a tourism industry accelerator run by Slingshot and backed by the Queensland Government’s $650 million Advance Queensland initiative, has officially launched for the second year running.

Landchecker gives power back to the people with this new free online property tool

Developed in-house over two years off the back of the government’s initiative to foster innovation through open source data, Landchecker is a free tool available to anyone looking to do their due diligence on a property or future investment.

Queensland to take startup world out of its comfort zone with world-first initiative

The Venturer program will build skills and character traits that are fundamental to entrepreneurialism, such as resilience, problem-solving, resourcefulness, risk management, creative thinking and leadership.

An app that matches refugees with mentors is the winner of the TechfugeesBNE 2017...

Springboard uses a matching algorithm based on a mentee's goal, interests and needs to match with a mentor's experience, interests and strengths.

The five creative startups at the forefront of fashion at Creative Enterprise Australia

With Australia’s fashion industry now worth $28.5 billion, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s Fashion Accelerator covers a hole in the industry when it comes to fashion tech.

PACK & SEND has announced an all-female finalist line-up for its inaugural Small Business...

The winning small business will receive a prize pack that includes $10,000 worth of parcel and freight services from PACK & SEND, a three-month business mentorship with Hannah Staples, co-founder of Peppermint Grove Australia.

QLD govt bringing in Slingshot for tourism, travel and entertainment accelerator

The accelerator program provides our startup entrepreneurs and business innovators with first-class mentoring assistance while connecting them with investors and potential business partners.

Brisbane to help asylum seekers and refugees resettle in Australia via technology

Some of the problem areas to be addressed include disability access and support, employment, entrepreneurship, health, housing, language, legal and migration advice, working qualifications, tracing family, and translation services.

QLD travel startup attracts $500k funding from Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter and CEA

Travelshoot announces an investment of $500,000 from these Queensland based investors to help scale its business and maximise global opportunities with its travel partners, including ­Flight Centre Travel Group, Helloworld and RACQ.

New IBISWorld research reveals which industries are set to fly and fall in 2017

New research by IBISWorld suggests that 2017 is likely to be characterised by growth in Road and Bridge Construction, Sugar Manufacturing, Oil and Gas Extraction, Data Storage and Child Care Services.

Australian SMEs are feeling optimistic going into 2017, says latest Westpac survey

The SME Index survey found the top three business goals for SMEs in 2017 are enhancing products and services, hiring new staff and improving accounting systems.

Reading about his future competitor in the paper inspired this entrepreneur’s idea

In July 2012, while managing a large Westpac branch, he came across an interview with the founder of a well-known personal budgeting company which claimed they had created a new category in personal finance.

Meet Australia’s youngest entrepreneurs and the brilliant things are they are making

The Kidpreneur-in-Residence trip to Moose Toys was the grand prize experience for the winners of the Challenge, which saw more 2000 Australian students raise $100,000 for charities in 2016 as a result of their own micro-businesses.

These four social enterprises are entering the Dragons’ Den – one winner will take...

This year, 36 Australian businesses completed TDi’s six-month Two Feet program, which teaches social entrepreneurs how to do good, make money and ensure they have a scalable business that can take on investment capital.

Young gun entrepreneur Jordan Grives sells Fonebox to multi-billion dollar global giant

Fonebox founder and chief executive, Jordan Grives has announced one of the biggest buy-outs in Queensland’s telecommunication history selling the business he started as a teenager in Brisbane to a multi-billion dollar NASDAQ listed company.

Efic’s export loan opens up international markets for Australian small businesses

Queensland cruise operator Frankland Islands Cruises, and New South Wales technology company Intersective are among the first Australian small businesses to benefit from export funding through the Small Business Export Loan, the latest finance offering for small businesses from Efic, Australia’s export finance agency.

Software start-up RedEye gets $250,000 grant and launches new mobile work app

The funding will accelerate the launch of RedEye’s new workforce mobility solution, RedEyeWFM, which aims to help the business grow its share of the projected US$320 billion global enterprise mobility market.

River City Labs and muru-D ink 3-year partnership deal; start-up accelerator now open for...

Technology startup hub River City Labs has announced a three-year partnership with muru-D, the global startup accelerator backed by Telstra, to deliver the ‘River City Labs Accelerator Program’ after a successful pilot last year.

This US start-up is here to add a virtual reality touch to Australian tourist...

CEA will host TimeLooper for a six month period, helping the team to connect to the local start-up networks, provide access to mentors and its onsite coworking space, The Coterie, business advice, access to its incubator masterclass program, exposure at Creative3 and other levels of support required to accelerate the growth of the platform.

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