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Creative³ Pitch winners head to global championships, may bring event home

The winner of this year’s Creative³ Pitch competition, longterm-timelapse app Project Tripod, is headed to Denmark this weekend for the world championships in creative entrepreneurship, the Creative Business Cup. A first for Australia, Creative Enterprise’s involvement with the event represents global ...

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Global expansion and Tipi HQ

For anyone needing a blueprint on exponential and international growth, might we direct you to Tipi HQ? A Brisbane-based data solutions company specialising in the extraction, analysis, and visualisation of real time data, Tipi is now in its fourth year ...

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iAuditor punches up at app awards

SafetyCulture’s flagship product iAuditor has taken out two categories at San Francisco’s tablet app competition the Tabby Awards, the only app to win twice. The Townsville company that could has won in Tabby’s Business categories’ “Data Access and Collection” and “IT or Business Tool”, ...

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Jumpstart launch offers a new kind of accelerator

As we’ve talked about before, it can be difficult to choose an appropriate startup accelerator. The newest Australian program, Slingshot and NRMA’s Jumpstart, adds another element to our discussion: a customer. Or, more accurately, 2.4 million customers, courtesy of NRMA. “What ...

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Tappr gets the jump on mPOS rivals

Following a year of pilot programs and its app release this week, Fortitude Valley’s Tappr is gearing up for 250 pre-orders of its mobile payment hardware by the end of October, ahead of an expected full release in March 2015. And behold, we’ve got ...

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IDEA Network repurposes the student entrepreneur

For some students, it can be hard to feel any enthusiasm towards clubs and societies. They can seem, at best, like a social opportunity, and at worst another commitment without any sort of visible outcome. But the startup group IDEA Network ...

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SafetyCulture blazes the trail for regional startups

Three years after transforming workplace health and safety consultancy SafetyCulture into a software startup, founder and CEO Luke Anear has seen his company go global in more ways than one. With engineers poached from places ranging from Townsville’s James Cook ...

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Simon Moss on photography, product market fit and the entrepreneur’s journey

On his entrepreneurial motivation, midway through another kickass Creative³ presentation, Simon Moss has to pause. He’s explaining how, after fifteen years working with technology startups, a stroke provided an out-of-body experience and the certainty that “if he gets out this, he’ll ...

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How to be a “non-startup” startup with Alexandra Keating

First amongst Alexandra Keating’s pieces of advice for budding entrepreneurs is flat-out not using the term “startup”, as it encourages a mentality to make mistakes early on. Keating’s frankness and obvious success shamed a number of Creative³ guests, this journalist included, throughout her September 19th presentation. ...

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Germinate pitch event showcases diversity, altruism, group travel

The importance of funding, guidance and ingenuity were on full display at iLab’s Germinate 5 pitch event earlier this month, with ideas ranging from online counselling to group travel showcasing some of the best of Queensland’s ecosystem. Held directly after the Mentor Blaze last Thursday, ...

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