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Help and Funding for Brisbane Start-Up Businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Aug-2015 09:47:00 / by David McMahon

Start Up Report BrisbaneQueensland Government has released a new report on Start-Up Businesses ecosystem.

This is the first time SEQ's startup community has been comprehensively quantified. It identifies key founders, angels, startups, incubators, VCs, events and hubs within the community; 

benchmarks it against other tech ecosystems; and identifies critical issues and opportunities.

They also mapped fund flows and attempted to identify all the funding rounds within SEQ since January 2009.

Here is the link to the report

New Start-Up Accelerator Program for Brisbane

Also just announced by River City Labs (working community in Brisbane to promote and develop early stage and start up businesses and entrepreneurial activity in Brisbane) is offering start-up funding up to $20,000.

The new start-up accelerator program by River City Labs has launched a trial partnership with muru-D, the global start up accelerator backed by Telstra, to deliver the inaugural ‘River City Labs Accelerator’ program. 

Now open for applications, the program will run over 14 weeks (from September to December) and offer a combination of seed capital, coworking space, mentoring, training and access to global networks, to five local technology companies.

To find out more, and to apply, visit

Accelerator Program Key Dates

Applications open: 31 July 2015
Applications close: 10pm, 16 August 2015
Class #1 teams announced: 31 August 2015
Program commences: 14 September 2015
Program concludes: 18 December 2015
David McMahon

Written by David McMahon

Brisbane HUG Leader My passion is innovation, technology and all things marketing. I enjoy life, meeting new people and having fun.