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A global entrepreneurship festival is giving the Sunshine Coast a chance to shine, with the region emerging as a hotspot for innovation. Among the 100 activities scheduled across Australia from 17-23 November, six events will be held on the Sunshine Coast thanks to the efforts of a group of local innovation, entrepreneurship, coworking hubs and Noosa Council. The University of the Sunshine Coast, Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, Noosa Boardroom, Digital Sunshine Coast, The Loft and Silicon Coast have registered as Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) partners and will host events ranging from...Read more
SEQ Startup Ecosystem System Report
The following article by BRW highlights 10 of the most interesting facts from the SEQ Startup Ecosystem Report, which estimates the economic impact of disruptive technology in 2025 could be more than $96 billion, or roughly 24% of the state’s future economy: There is a debate about whether governments should encourage entrepreneurship and innovation all around Australia, or focus on creating an Australian version of Silicon Valley. Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder of one of Australia’s greatest start-up success stories Atlassian, recently argued that Australia needs to back one city to be the...Read more