Leanne Kemp, founder of blockchain startup Everledger, has been appointed the new Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, taking over in the role from Steve Baxter.
Australian Computer Society acquires River City Labs with promise to invest $7.5 million over three years
Four months on from Steve Baxter announcing his intentions to sell Brisbane coworking community River City Labs, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) has won the bid, becoming owner and operator of River City Labs Group with the promise to invest $7.5 million in growing its operations over the next three years. In acquiring the hub,… Read more »
After six years at the helm, Steve Baxter is set to move on from Brisbane coworking hub River City Labs, announcing he is looking for a new owner.
Brisbane startup Math Mate is working to help all kids engage with and enjoy learning maths through the development of gamification app Do Math Good.
Cohort Go enables students to pay in their own local currency, and offers them rates usually only available to large corporates.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Australia Post Regional Pitchfest has revealed the lineup of entrepreneurs from Australia that will have the chance to pitch their ideas on stage.
The University of Queensland has this week opened its Idea Hub, a coworking space designed to help entrepreneurial students grow their early-stage ideas.
Queensland startup Travelshoot connects tourists to local photographers for HQ destination photoshoots
Looking to help travellers capture more than just generic selfies in front of tourist traps is Queensland startup Travelshoot.
Brisbane-based edutech startup GO1 has raised $4 million in funding from a mix of new and existing investors to accelerate its global expansion.
Brisbane healthtech startup DoseMe receives $2.6 million in Series A funding to commercialise drug dosage tool
Brisbane healthtech startup DoseMe has received $2.6 million in a Series A funding round led by a series of investors including Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter. The investment will help DoseMe commercialise into the Australian market and also expand into the US.
Coworking hub River City Labs has announced that former general manager Peta Ellis will return to the organisation as CEO next month.
River City Labs to host hackathon with Bank of Queensland to find new solutions for banking customers
River City Labs and the Bank of Queensland (BOQ) are set to host the inaugural BOQ Hackathon in the hopes of finding new solutions for its banking customers.
Last night was the premiere episode of new Channel Ten program, Shark Tank. Originally an American show that started in 2009 and has now been running over there for six seasons and over one hundred episodes, Australia and Portugal are the only two countries in that time to ever launch a local version of the show, both premiering this year.
A few startups that have made inroads in other countries are starting to shift some of their focus back home again. One such company is the Australian mobile marketing startup OtherLevels, which just has announced plans to open a new global development centre in Brisbane.