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Local marketing and messaging software platform set to go international

Scotty Thomas, 57, is the CEO and co-founder of local business success story, Epicuest Platform Pty Ltd, which he runs out of its Ocean St, Maroochydore HQ with a team of three other co-founders, including Chief Technology Officer Billy Bowyer, 39. Founded in 2015, Epicuest has gone from strength-to-strength, from humble beginnings, to servicing national […]

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Noosa Council partners with local not-for-profit Indigenous enterprise

Noosa Council’s Peregian Digital Hub is further supporting local technology talent and attracting innovators to the Shire by partnering with a local not-for-profit Indigenous enterprise. The Hub has launched new “barception” service – an on-site barista and reception service – to be operated by SevGen Indigenous Corporation as part of its Deadly Espresso initiative, in […]

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Businesses wanted for Coast’s first creative incubator

Calling all local creatives! The region’s first creative incubator, The Refinery, is launching in the new Maroochydore City Centre Creative Precinct in February. It is aimed at helping creatives turn their ideas into sustainable and successful businesses via mentoring, workshops and networking. A joint initiative between Sunshine Coast Council, SunCentral Maroochydore and the Sunshine Coast Creative […]

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Industry experts lead RDA Sunshine Coast’s first free grant event

Leading industry experts in helping businesses and community groups to prepare competitive government grant applications will be the star attraction at Regional Development Australia (RDA) Sunshine Coast’s first free grant event. RDA Sunshine Coast is hosting its first event in its Grants for Growth series for 2019, Top 3 Tips on How to Prepare a Competitive Cost […]

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Free leadership and culture webinar

Calling all business owners: The Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland initiative is hosting a free Webinar: Leadership and Culture on Tuesday, 18 December from noon-1pm. In this Innovation Webinar, presenter and organisational psychologist Joanna Wyganowska from behuman will share how to work toward building a high-performing and engaged team that contributes to the sustainable success of […]

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Coast defence sector gains new grant program

The Sunshine Coast’s burgeoning defence sector has been given a boost thanks to the new Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants program. Federal Member for Fisher Andrew Wallace is encouraging local businesses to apply for the new Federal Government annual grants program. It will provide up to $17 million to Australian small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) […]

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Free small business mentoring for growth

Calling all Sunshine Coast small businesses! The Queensland Government Department of Employment, Small Business and Training is striving to help you grow and take on new business opportunities via free mentoring. It is running a Mentoring for Growth Program at the Mike Ahern Building, 12 First Ave, Maroochydore on Tuesday, December 4. Any small business […]