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Hot DesQ - Hot Entrepreneurs

Hot Entrepreneurs from the Advance Queensland Hot DesQ program are hitting the road to regional Queensland.

Hot Entrepreneurs are international or interstate entrepreneurial talent who have been attracted to Queensland by Hot DesQ to help boost our startup ecosystem and broaden global connections.

Our Hot Entrepreneurs all have unique experiences and skills to share. They will be attending and running all sorts of events through Queensland, from one-on-one mentoring sessions, lunch and learns and question and answer sessions, to attending startup weekends.

Book your tickets and meet our Hot DesQ Hot Entrepreneurs at one of the events listed below.

Please note: more events will be added over the next few weeks.


Hot Entrepreneurs Trevor Stafford from SquareAway; Yotam Rosenbaum or and Erez Saf of CRiskCo will be forming an expert panel on accelerators.

When: 6.00pm, Friday 7 July 2017
Where: Split Spaces, 92 Sydney Street, Mackay

Book your tickets now


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Trevor Stafford

Trevor Stafford

Trevor Stafford has founded and led startups in Australia and Silicon Valley. He brings extensive experience in media relations and business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing, spanning both established and early stage companies, and previously led marketing for a fund focused on driving innovation in sustainability.

Yotam Rosenbaum

Yotam Rosenbaum

Yotam Rosenbaum’s background is in music. After working as a composer and producer in Los Angeles, writing scores for TV and film he co-founded Earbits Radio in 2010. Earbits, a music startup aimed to provide cost effective marketing solution for high quality bands and record labels, went through Y-Combinator in 2011. The company raised $1.6 million from top Silicon Valley investors and was acquired by a private company based in Atlanta. In January 2017 Yotam joined as a co-founder.

Erez Saf

Erez Saf

For the past two years Erez has lead CRiskCo a fintech/insuretech startup using artificial intelligence to provide a real-time business rating and fraud detection.

Previously Erez Saf was Chief Information Officer at, the first peer-to-peer (P2P) lending startup in Israel; and he was part of the research and development team in SAP Labs Israel and China. Erez has degree in computer science and bioinformatics and holds an honors MBA specialsing in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and fintech.

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Last updated
20 June, 2017

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