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Australia’s First Indigenous Startup Weekend an important step towards stronger entrepreneurial communities

It’s late Sunday afternoon, and people in matching shirts and lanyards are rehearsing a speech outside the Queensland Arts Gallery. Walking past them and into the river-front Edge building, I see more groups scattered at booths, roundtables and on the ...

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Queensland reaches maturity with Innovation and Investment Summit

In the words of David Hulston, “the Brisbane scene came of age” with the opening of April’s Innovation and Investment Summit. Hulston – an investor and longtime supporter of local entrepreneurs, who splits his time between Queensland and the UK ...

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Advance Queensland announces funding for Indigenous researchers

The state government has announced two landmark funding programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) researchers as part of the newly launched Advance Queensland (AQ) initiative. The Minister for Science and Innovation Leeanne Enoch announced both the ATSI PhD Scholarship and ATSI Research ...

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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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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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Selling entrepreneurship at Startups in Parliament

Last week, local startups, mentors, and investors came to Parliament House to talk about how Queensland could support and encourage entrepreneurship. As one of the startup representatives, I had five minutes to outline my story and my ideas. It was ...

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Startups in Parliament hints at collaborative future

The Queensland Government sees the state's startup sector as a vital to productivity and competition and wants to see entrepreneurship taught to school students.

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