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Funding recipients for Queensland Startup Events and Activities Fund

Nineteen organisations across Queensland have been successful in obtaining funding through the Queensland Startup Events and Activities Fund (formerly Startup Queensland Fund) to help build capability within Queensland's startup community through the Advance Queensland initiative.

Applications are now open.

Recipient Project outline Location/Suburb Funding amount (GST excl.)
Bundaberg Enterprise Centre Association Inc. Deliver a program of network and skill development events and mentoring for high potential businesses Bundaberg $15,310
Cairns Innovation Hub (theSPACE) Startup & Innovation Weekend series 2016 Cairns $15,000
Canvas Coworking Inc. To provide access to events and workshops for the local community to attend, which will assist them in developing their skills Toowoomba $20,000
Christine McDougall trading as Syzergy Deliver the Big Blue Sky Festival of Innovation and Creativity Gold Coast $25,000
Commex Holdings Pty Ltd Deliver a series of events to improve the capability of social entrepreneurs in South East Queensland Brisbane $3,750
Creative Enterprise Australia Creative3 Pitch 2016- Connecting creative tech startups with EU investors Brisbane $25,000
EPI Capital Pty Ltd trading as Tanda Hackathon 2016 Brisbane $3,000
Gold Coast Techspace Inc. Deliver a series of community collaboration events Gold Coast $16,000
Gold Coast TechSpace Series of meetups and training for the Hackerspace/Makerspace/IoT movement Gold Coast $15,625
Gympie Regional Council Delivery of a 12-month program of events and activities aimed at building a strong network of growth oriented startup businesses Gympie $25,000
Innovation NQ Inc. Innovation NQ Launch and Innovation Breakfast Townsville $8,998
James Cook University Deliver Festival of Ideas event in November 2016 Townsville $25,000
Next Media Group Pty Ltd Deliver FinTech Brisbane Startup Weekend in July 2016 Brisbane $3,665
Performance People Pty Ltd Deliver Startup Capricorn Annual Events including 2 Mentor Blazes events, 1 GovHack event and potentially one startup weekend Frenchville $18,350
Queensland Chinese Association of Scientists and Engineers Deliver the first inaugural Australia-China Science, Technology, Commercialisation and Innovation Forum, bringing together over 200 government officials, senior executives, experts and scholars and featuring a series of keynote speeches and presentations covering critical issues of importance to both Australian and China Brisbane $25,000
RDA Brisbane Deliver ‘Entrepreneur Section’ at the CLICK! Digital Expo 2015 Brisbane $25,000
RDA Logan & Redlands Series of Business Case Bootcamps Logan/Redlands region $12,000
RDA Moreton Bay Inc. Deliver a program aiming to raise awareness of the opportunity of entrepreneurship, innovation and self-employment Moreton Bay $23,000
Redeye Apps Pty Ltd Deliver Redeye Future Work of Conference in August 2016 Brisbane $20,000
Regional Development Australia (RDA) Brisbane Incorporated Provision of exhibitor booths for 15 high-growth potential digital/ICT startups at the 2016 CLICK! Digital Expo Brisbane $24,950
River City Labs Deliver Global Startup Weekend Brisbane where participants will learn how to create a real company, meet River City Labs' best mentors, investors, potential co-founders and corporate sponsors Brisbane $11,475
River City Labs—Telstra Muru-D River City Labs Accelerator powered by muru-D Brisbane $25,000
Split Spaces Ltd A range of startup activities by an overseas entrepreneur across 7 towns in central Queensland Mackay $15,919
Startup Mackay Inc. Deliver Startup Weekend in November 2016 Mackay $8,145
Startup Toowoomba Pty Ltd Series of events and activities to build the Toowoomba/Darling Downs startup ecosystem Toowoomba $22,350
Startup Townsville Deliver Startup Weekend in September 2016 Townsville $25,000
Tablelands Futures Corporation Ltd Developing the entrepreneurial mindset and skillset throughout the Atherton Tablelands Tablelands and Mareeba $25,000
The Trustee for Big Blue Sky Trust Deliver an annual event to bring entrepreneurs, citizens, students, universities, creatives, startups, local and state governments together around Moonshots chosen to address issues the community faces Gold Coast $25,000
The Trustee for Kinbombi Family Trust trading as Queensland Incubator Three half day workshops for startup managers, followed by networking Brisbane $6,335
The Trustee for One Group Unit Trust trading as One Group Deliver EcoPreneur Startup Weekend designed to bring Queensland's best sustainable startups together to access startup support and investment and drive positive environment change for the future Molendinar $6,686
The World Incubator Establish an Incubator in Charters Towers to deliver 12 week business development programs for locals in Charters Towers Charters Towers $24,000
Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce Incorporated Delivery of a one-and-a-half day program aimed at harnessing the talent of women entrepreneurs and innovators to create social change and deliver economic growth Toowoomba $15,000
Townsville City Council Townsville Creative Industries—Entrepreneur Mentoring Program Townsville $24,400
UMI Arts Limited "You Me in Cultural Business"—Developing entrepreneurial skills for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within Custural Businesses Cairns $25,000
Uniquest (iLab) Startup Weekend for health Brisbane $3,000
University of Southern Queensland (Big Data for Small Business) Online education modules and workshops to assist startups and small businesses utilise big data for growth Ipswich $12,750
University of Southern Queensland (Building Women's Startup Resilience) Series of capacity building sessions online and on campus for migrant and refugee women startups Toowoomba $16,050
Wavebreak International Limited Pilot programme for accredited entrepreneur training in several Gold Coast high schools Gold Coast $13,450
Wesley Mission Queensland Provide new opportunities for up to 30 women from low socio economic backgrounds to participate in small business incubator workshops and ongoing support in Brisbane and Logan Brisbane and Logan $15,325
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Last updated
5 January, 2017

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