Qld Chief Entrepreneur

Qld Chief Entrepreneur

In the twilight of his tenure as the 1st ever Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, #Ventured sat down with Mark Sowerby to talk about the Advance Queensland initiative,  the boom in rural Qld entrepreneurship, and how a single conversation could change your life.

Spur:Labs

Spur:Labs

The team at Spur:Labs have implemented world record breaking global data projects. They've crafted award winning digital awareness campaigns. They're indicative of a new wave of our reach and awareness builders often called, "Social Entrepreneurs".

Codebots

Codebots

For the non-technical, simply hearing the word ‘code’ is enough to scare and disinterest the masses. This stigma is hurting the industry - people are too reliant on techies to code and develop when they actually have (most of) the skills needed. Codebots solves that problem by letting anyone become a developer with the power of AI.

Zenify Me

Zenify Me

83% of customers require some type of live help when making buying decisions online. Zenify Me engages visitors their client's websites through AI Assisted, human driven live chat in a new form of lead generation.

#Ventured sat down with Founder and Managing Director Rhea Mozo to talk about the importance of customer service, having a "just start" mentality, and the benefits of working in Fishburners' co-working space.

Spare Workspace

Spare Workspace

Whether you need a desk for an hour or a shared office space for seven months, Spare Workspace have an available workspace ready for you. With a simple and safe platform, they make it easy to find your next workspace.

#Ventured sat down with founder Jake Dimarco to talk about the pathway to investment, the importance of UI/UX/CX, and the pitfalls of potential burnout.

Firestation 101

Firestation 101

Ipswich City Council has an active and successful track record for driving the innovation agenda.

#Ventured sat down with Community Manager Chad Renando to talk about the importance of innovation to regional Queensland, the impact of Steve Baxter, and how the Council funding model works to Firestation 101.

Wantu

Wantu

Wantu is great way to access customised ideas for fun and interactive activities to do together with 2 to 7 year olds. Whether you have just 15 or 30 minutes to spare, we’ve got your back!

#Ventured sat down with Anne-Marie Walton to talk about her journey into entrepreneurship after 50, the perils of pitching, and how Firestation 101 has caused the Ipswich startup community to thrive.

Corilla

Corilla

Corilla's formation was inspired by an experience working on an internal publishing startup at Red Hat. In a forgotten corner of an office tucked away in Australia, a group of technical writers built their own open source CCMS and the result went global.

#Ventured sat down with David Ryan in the new Startup Precinct to about developing overseas, living in Paris, and how it's important to go global from day one.