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Mentor Blaze to set Queensland alight

Queensland will transform into Silicon Valley this Thursday, when another round of the state-wide mentoring program Mentor Blaze launches. Six locations around the state will provide Queensland’s budding entrepreneurs a chance to take their ideas, share them broadly, and get feedback with access to over 400 mentors tomorrow afternoon. ...

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Cairns three years on: The latest from theSPACE

It’s now been three years since theSPACE took on the gargantuan task of setting up a startup ecosystem in Far North Queensland.  Since then, we’ve had three Startup Weekends and visits by high profile entrepreneurs, but it’s still too early to claim victory in the battle to institute a thriving, self-driven startup community. Let’s take a ...

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StartupQLD launches interactive map of our ecosystem

Not-for-profit group StartupQLD launched an interactive and editable map of the state’s ecosystem earlier today. The map offers a comprehensive overview of the state’s startups and support systems, and includes categories such as research, startups, game studios, co-working, startup support (i.e. ...

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How might Advance Queensland improve our startup ecosystem?

It’s early days for Advance Queensland, but the response from the state’s startup community has been overwhelmingly positive. Championed by Minister for Science and Innovation Leeanne Enoch, shown above at an Advance Queensland Budding Business Brains Workshop, Labor’s $180 million job package has attracted endless ...

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Inaugural accelerator signals next step for River City Labs

Brisbane co-working hub and startup hotspot River City Labs has announced their first ever accelerator program, the fittingly titled River City Labs Accelerator, which has been launched as part of a trial partnership with Telstra-backed accelerator muru-D. The fourteen week ...

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State GovHack awards to showcase Queensland’s best

The state’s best hackers, coders and designers will head to Brisbane tonight to celebrate Queensland’s GovHack awards. Two teams from the Toowoomba GovHack competition were shortlisted for the event and will compete in the state titles. Parisian graphic and interactive ...

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Uber not set for Townsville after all

Despite media coverage earlier this year and ongoing rumours, controversial and popular ridesharing service Uber says it has no current plans to enter the Townsville market. A spokesperson from Uber has confirmed that the ridesharing company has no plans to ...

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