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The University of Queensland’s ilab smashes $56 million investment in startups

The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million.

This workplace training start-up has raised $4 million in pre-Series A funding

Investing further in GO1 was a no brainer. GO1 is the perfect example of a startup who absolutely gets it and is poised to grow rapidly all over the world into a leading provider of learning and management platforms.

To succeed in creating a business you have to solve a common problem and...

My advice to any budding entrepreneurs out there, would be to do what you love and try to find a niche. I didn’t start CarAdvice for the financial gains, I loved cars and wanted to help people make informed decisions.

This start-up that was launched in just 54 hours won the first ever Startup...

Areej Alsheikh and Amin Bazzaz's car wash service start-up, airSponge won co-working hub River City Labs' inaugural Startup Weekend Brisbane Women event.

This young Aussie expat whose apps were acquired by Twitter and MyFitnessPal has some...

Nick Crocker, who holds Political Science and Law degrees from the University of Queensland, is a young Aussie expat living in San Francisco. He currently...

The US ‘incubator’ craze comes to the rescue of Australian start-ups, super hero style

Leading Australian business strategist, commentator and author Kerwin Rae believes the ‘incubator’ craze gathering momentum in Australia could stem the flow of local talent leaving our shores. Meanwhile, the federal government is becoming increasingly aware that they must do something or we face economic collapse within our economy as SMEs make up such a huge portion of GDP. If SMEs fail, we fail.

With Enterprize 2011 innovation contest under way, previous winners share their wisdom

The 2011 edition of Enterprize, the seed-capital competition run by University of Queensland's business school, is under way. The school put together some enlightening video clips in which previous winners of the 10-year-old contest share what they have achieved and learned.

Does this company deserve $100k in seed funding? Heck, yeah!

Australia's richest business plan competition, offering $100,000 for one savvy Australian business, reached its conclusion at the Queensland State Library in Brisbane last Wednesday night. Does this company deserve $100k in seed funding? Heck, yeah! Now watch the clip.

Seven Australian entrepreneurs vie for Enterprize 2010

An on-the-go device that measures several body functions at once and a technology that turns laptops and mobile phones into e-book readers are among the seven innovative ventures named finalists in Enterprize 2010, the University of Queensland's $100,000 business planning competition.

Past winners talk about winning Enterprize (How would you spend $100,000?)

It's been an enjoyable ride watching the evolution of the University of Queensland Business School's Enterprize competition. The winners are always an inspiring lot. But so have been the various promotional videos that the University has created in recent years to promote the awards.

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