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StreetEats closes its kitchen: What we can learn from a successful, failed startup

Nine out of ten startups fail, and, while it’s usually because no one wants their product, reasons can range from running out of cash, to problems with the team, to burn out. It’s important for entrepreneurs to be aware of ...

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Innovation means spreading good ideas, not just products

In startup circles, the buzzword “innovation” enters the conversation so frequently, it’s practically a sixth vowel. Innovation is what every hopeful founder is chasing. An innovative product can be the basis of a business, while innovative thinking seems to be ...

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Startup hubs set for Mackay, Rockhampton and Ipswich

2016 is shaping up to a be a hell of a year for Queensland entrepreneurs. With a new innovation hub planned for Brisbane City, a slew of new initiatives from Advance Queensland, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s billion-dollar innovation scheme, it ...

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What Australian entrepreneurs can look forward to in 2016

This year has been a big one for Australian startups, and Queensland-based entrepreneurs in particular have several reasons to be happy this Christmas season. In fact, 2016 looks so bright that, rather than recapping what’s already happened, I’m going to take a look at ...

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ilab announces Germinate 8: divorce app, crop tech and more

ilab has announced their 8th Germinate cohort, which includes everything from crop and nutrient testing hardware to a personalised car-washing service to an app that guides couples through their divorce. Following a selection bootcamp that included 28 startups, five early-stage teams began the ...

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River City Labs to double in size and scope

On Monday, River City Labs announced plans to relocate to a 10,500 square metre space in Fortitude Valley’s heritage-listed TCB Building. The move, set to take place within the next six months, is aimed at catering to startups that have ...

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Mackay’s inaugural Startup Weekend tops off diverse year for Queensland

In what has become Queensland’s biggest and most diverse year yet for startup competitions, Mackay has successfully wrapped up its first ever Startup Weekend. Following the Tablelands’ inaugural event in May and the introduction of vertical themes such as “Education,” ...

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Emerging Entrepreneurs to go nationwide with JCU and theSPACE

In a move set to make the program more accessible nationwide, round two of Cairns’ Emerging Entrepreneurs program has coincided with the announcement that James Cook University will come on board as a key strategic partner. theSPACE is currently working with other regional centres to extend the reach of ...

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Pitch night caps off 100 startups for ilab

Last week, Brisbane startup hub ilab hosted its seventh pitch night, and celebrated over one hundred startups to have been accepted into its Incubate or Germinate programs. Held at Customs House last Wednesday, the night mirrored the format of previous events, ...

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SafetyCulture to grow team following Series A round

Townsville auditing startup SafetyCulture is preparing to massively expand its engineering teams following a $6.1 million Series A funding round. The funding comes primarily from existing investors, such as Atlassian’s Scott Farquhar, and will go towards growing SafetyCulture’s engineering teams ...

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