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Queensland and Australia wide support for founders and entrepreneurs

Queensland support

Advance Queensland – the Queensland Government’s innovation initiative that drives innovation, supports businesses to deliver new products and services, and establish new industries. Includes funding and support programs.

Innovation for a Future Economy: 2022-2032 Roadmap – sets the direction, key priority outcomes and initiatives for the next phase in Queensland’s innovation journey, and position Queensland to become a leading and sustainable world-class innovation economy.

Queensland Chief Entrepreneur – the flag-bearer for innovation and entrepreneurship in Queensland, who plays a vital role in building and promoting the importance and contribution of entrepreneurship and investment in Queensland.

Innovation Advisory Council (IAC) – champions Queensland innovation, connects ecosystem stakeholders, attracts investment and builds the resource base for accelerating innovation through entrepreneurial action for better community and economic outcomes.

Backing Female Founders – a suite of initiatives to maximise opportunities for women whether they are youth, emerging, startups, scaleups or going global.

Australia-wide support

Tax Incentives for Early-Stage Investors – eligible investors who purchase new shares in a qualifying early-stage innovation company may be able to access a non-refundable carry forward tax offset and modified capital gains tax treatment.

Seeking Finance – venture capital seekers can contact funds registered or licensed with the Australian Government.