With the Innovation portfolio, Kate Jones will join a four-person economic team of senior Ministers tasked with driving jobs growth across the state.
Affinity is a connecting app combining psychometrics with machine learning to generate an “Affinity Score” which is used to match users on the platform.
The Queensland Government has announced the release of the Drones Strategy Consultation Paper, generating public input to help grow the drone industry.
Startup Onramp announced it is set to expand its program across regional Australia, with a second local program set to kick off in September.
The new Collider program will give 10 early stage creative tech startups $20,000 in seed funding in exchange for four percent equity.
The Queensland government has opened a startup precinct in Fortitude Valley, a place for entrepreneurs to “collaborate, collide, succeed and shine”.
As it pushes to make Queensland a top destination for interstate and international tech talent, the Queensland Government has this week announced the first 25 participants in its Hot DesQ program and the launch of Myriad.
Advance Queensland and Business Models Inc have partnered to design an innovation ecosystem for Regional Innovation Hubs. A total of $7.5 million has been raised to strengthen links, interaction and engagement across Queensland’s network of regional hubs.
A few days after announcing he will be stepping down from Blue Sky Alternative Investments, Mark Sowerby has been appointed to the role of Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
The Brisbane software startup RedEye has been awarded $250,000 of the Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas Fund to help accelerate the launch of a new workforce mobility solution, RedEyeWFM.
Townsville-based startup JESI, which helps businesses track their mobile workforce to ensure safety and efficiency, has had a $500,000 investment from Future Now Ventures matched by a grant from Advance Queensland’s $40 million Business Development Fund, raising a total of $1 million.
The Gold Coast’s Bond University has today opened up The Hub, a coworking space for startups and entrepreneurs, in the Bond Business School, looking to facilitate cross-faculty and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Queensland-founded startup Corilla is the flashy publishing tool for technical writers, helping content teams write, manage, and maintain software documentation in the cloud, at scale.
With discussion on the Australian startup and tech landscape often focused on activity in the major cities, the Federal Government has this week spent some time looking at spurring and supporting growth in regional areas, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull launching Regional Development Australia’s new Smart Specialisation Strategy for the NSW Hunter region in Canberra on Wednesday.