Home / Tag Archives: George Corea

Tag Archives: George Corea

FunGIS spreads spatial data awareness

A conference of spatial experts in Queensland’s far north has showcased the multifaceted world of mapping technology Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The Far North Queensland GIS Group (FunGIS) held their 27th annual conference at Cairns’ Pacific International Hotel on June ...

Read More »

‘Startup Weekend Cairns – Tourism’ showcases Indigenous ingenuity

Held at the end of May, Cairns’ Startup Weekend – Tourism & Hospitality spawned a range of ideas on how to improve Far Northern tourism, many of which were centered on showcasing local Indigenous culture. The event was launched at the International ...

Read More »

Inaugural Tablelands startup event breaks rural barriers

Continuing the state’s recent increase in regional events, the Tablelands’ first Startup Weekend concluded last Sunday and, despite geographic challenges, produced a variety of rural startup ideas. Held at the Destiny Cafe in Atheron, Startup Weekend Tablelands ran the typical ...

Read More »

ShareStuff and the growth of peer-to-peer platforms

A Far North Queensland startup is hoping to encourage sustainability and affordability with its sharing platform, and has in turn highlighted the growth of collaborative consumption. Currently operating after a soft launch within the Cairns and Tablelands regions, ShareStuff works as an ...

Read More »

Preaccelerator program prepares startups for bigger things

Cairns co-working hub theSPACE has finished running its first “preaccelerator program,” Startup Basecamp. A first for the city, Startup Basecamp was designed to build capacity amongst budding entrepreneurs as a lead up to more demanding programs like ilab’s Germinate program, ...

Read More »