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Filmshelf to hit Brisbane racks

Jackson Scott does not fit the typical entrepreneur model. He has no business, economic or technological background. His new venture “Filmshelf,” where select films will be distributed through local cafes and packaged with visual artwork and critical reviews (pictured above), is ...

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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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Anna Gerber: on music and computer science

Anna Gerber very nearly was not a computer scientist. In fact, if not for an accident suffered in university, she might be a pianist. “When I was a kid I used to love computers and programming logo,” Gerber says. “Then for ...

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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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Startup Catalyst launches young, Queensland entrepreneurs abroad

Set to blast twenty of Queensland’s young entrepreneurs into the global ecosystem, River City Labs launched annual mission Startup Catalyst yesterday. The initiative is currently taking applications for a ten-day tour of Silicon Valley in November, where participants will visit global tech companies such as ...

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Creative³ and the ingenuity of success

Creative³, for those unlucky enough to miss it, had some pretty pertinent advice for budding entrepreneurs. “The underlying message of the event is that creativity counts,” MC and Archipelago Architect’s Peter Edwards said. “It’s a powerful, powerful thing.” “A lot of ...

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Pentaho does the trick for big data

Events such as GovHack and Code for America have given open data a recent boost in popularity, but the technology behind data integration often goes ignored. Within Brisbane’s robust meetup community is the solution to this divide, the relatively-small Data Warehousing Brisbane run ...

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Hacking beyond GovHack

As this year’s record-breaking GovHack finally winds down, organisers are looking to the event’s future. With a leap from two cities to 11, over 1300 participants and extraordinary media coverage, it makes sense that GovHack is looking to capitalise on ...

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Tappr taps into mobile payments sector

Brisbane-based mobile payment startup Tappr is currently conducting its pilot program for flagship product “Juvo”  ahead of its planned October release. “We’ve got the hardware, the card reader, that allows fully secure pin transactions,” Chief Operations Officer Ben Lawton said. ...

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