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Dinner party marketplace Gathar raises $600,000 in seed round

- June 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

A Queensland dinner party marketplace that matches hosts with caterers – from chefs and talented home cooks – has raised $600,000 in seed funding. Brisbane-based ACAC Innovation led the raise with the FNQ Angels and the Queensland Government’s Business Development Fund as co-investors. It’s the second time FNQ Angels has supported the regional startup, having tipped… Read more »

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A new AI hub in Brisbane is looking at how artificial intelligence can help tackle covid-19

- May 4, 2020 2 MIN READ

Queensland is building an artificial intelligence (AI) hub in Brisbane and one of its first tasks will be looking at how AI can help tackle coronavirus. The AI Hub is based at Queensland government’s innovation and investment hub, The Precinct in Fortitude Valley, as part of a multi-million dollar expansion of the site in the TC Beirne… Read more »

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Queensland tips $4 billion into health and economic stimulus

- March 24, 2020 3 MIN READ

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a $4 billion economic stimulus package as the state prepares to close its borders to non-residents from midnight Wednesday. Queensland reported a further 78 cases of COVID-19 today, the majority in the state’s south-east corner. Included in the Premier’s stimulus package is $1.2 billion to ramp up the state’s… Read more »

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Australian Computer Society acquires River City Labs with promise to invest $7.5 million over three years

- September 7, 2018 2 MIN READ

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 »