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The Refinery announces 15 successful applicants

The Refinery, the Sunshine Coast’s first creative incubator, has selected 15 successful applicants to take part in its free, 10-week program to refine, test and launch their ideas into sustainable businesses. The chosen 15, who were selected from almost 90 applications, include First Nation start-ups, slow fashion makers and podcast creators. Now, they’ll attend workshops […]

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Meet the region’s top movers and shakers at connectors’ breakfast

Network with the region’s top movers and shakers at the Kawana Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Connectors Breakfast at The Lakehouse Sunshine Coast on Wednesday, June 5 from 6.30-8.30am. Connectors include Paul Fisher, CEO, Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast (pictured); Paul Martins, Head of Economic Development, Sunshine Coast Council and Linda Delamotte, President, Sunshine Coast […]

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Startup Weekend Sunshine Coast a huge success

Up to 40 budding entrepreneurs took part in the Techstars Startup Weekend Sunshine Coast (SWSC) at WOTSO WorkSpace, Sippy Downs on April 26-28. The event was a whirlwind 54-hour program which gave budding start-ups an insight into building a business in a weekend, Silicon Valley-style. It was all about pitching, business model creation, coding, designing […]

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Coast startups can win $25,000 boost

Calling all Coast startups! You have until Thursday, January 31 to apply for the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Regional Startup Hubs Support Program. Sunshine Coast startup support organisations could secure up to $25,000 (excluding GST) in funding over three years. You’ve got to be in it, to win it – visit advance.qld.gov.au.   

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New technology and innovation event announced

Calling all Sunshine Coast startup innovators, entrepreneurs and investors! Mark this one in your diaries: The Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland initiative is hosting QODE 2019, a new technology and innovation event, at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on 2–3 April, 2019. QODE (pronounced Code), will showcase Queensland innovation and technology to a global audience. […]