EntrepreneurshipEventsNews

Startup Onramp to launch on the Sunshine Coast in September

Startup Onramp Founder Colin Kinner, Lead Facilitator Jacqui Price, and Support facilitator Gary Swanepoel. If you are considering launching a startup, or have an idea for a startup, the Startup Onramp program is for you. Startup Onramp is a 12-week training and mentoring program that gives new and aspiring founders the skills, advice and networks they need to launch and grow their company. Learn how to build a startup — without quitting your day job! According to Startup Onramp founder Colin Kinner, the program’s core mission is to help people make the transition from employee to entrepreneur, and to give them a…
Silicon Coast
September 10, 2018
EntrepreneurshipEventsInnovationNews

Steve Baxter events this August!

Did you miss the opportunity to be involved in the sold out Caloundra Chamber of Commerce Q&A panel with Shark Tank's Steve Baxter?   He'll be back! Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Steve Baxter will be back to tour our region on the 27 and 28 August 2018. He will visit a number of schools, entrepreneurial hotspots and tech hubs. There are two public events hosted by the University of the Sunshine Coast and the Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program Team (#SCRIPT). Register fast to ensure a place!   Geoff Shadforth Memorial Lecture (USC) The 2018 Geoff Shadforth Memorial Lecture keynote will…
Silicon Coast
August 3, 2018
EntrepreneurshipEventsNews

Catapult your business to success with Steve Baxter

Interactive Innovators Panel Join Shark Tank's Steve Baxter and a panel of some of the Sunshine Coast's most successful entrepreneurs and innovators for a morning packed with dialogue, success stories, insights to learn from and the opportunity to share your story and grow.   Embrace new technology, learn how you can differentiate and develop a customer experience, making your business stand out from the rest and thrive. You will walk away with: real time insights from some of Australia's most successful entrepreneurs  tips and tools on new tech and innovations to grow your business or venture and thrive strategic advice on…
Silicon Coast
August 2, 2018
InnovationNewsRegional

Sunshine Coast Innovation

The Sunshine Coast region has a unique innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem and is fast becoming recognised as the entrepreneurial capital of Australia. For innovative ideas to grow, you need a supportive environment where entrepreneurs are encouraged, ideas are nurtured through industry collaboration and supported by mentoring, and where start-ups thrive. Take a look at the innovation and collaboration happening right now across the Sunshine Coast region ...   
Silicon Coast
July 20, 2018
EntrepreneurshipEventsNews

The Strive Project

THREE experienced specialists  ONE incredible case study  CREATIVE collaboration  MAJOR announcement! Build confidence in yourself and learn how to grow your business or idea. Expect to be out of your seat, talking with others and participating! Breakfast in a bag included - with all the caffeine you need. This project was made possible with funding from the Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (#SCRIPT) and in collaboration with TAFE Queensland. You will discover how to: speak clearly, concisely and compellingly partner with others so that you can work more impactfully promote yourself with confidence through storytelling Our focus is on clear, concise messages and equipping…
Silicon Coast
July 12, 2018
News

Bees, Bikes and Bitcoin

Sunshine Coast Entrepreneurs Shine at Myriad Festival Sixteen Sunshine Coast entrepreneurs and startups were selected to represent the region at Myriad Festival last week, one of the world’s most influential innovation and entrepreneurship conferences, bringing people from all over the globe to Brisbane. The Sunshine Coast Regional Innovation Program (#SCRIPT) and Advance Queensland funded the delegation as part of the Advancing Regional Innovation Program. Sunshine Coast was the first region in Queensland to secure this funding in May 2017, giving it an injection which aims to fuel the culture of innovation and entrepreneurial connectivity on the Sunshine Coast. The sixteen startups…
Silicon Coast
May 28, 2018
News

SC CoderDojo – Registrations open for Term 2 2018

Registrations are open for Term 2 at the below locations.  We hope to see all Ninjas and Mentors again.  UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/coderdojo-term-2-2018-university-of-the-sunshine-coast-tickets-44748159951 NOOSA REGISTRATIONS https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/coderdojo-term-2-2018-noosa-tickets-44748114816 o what IS Coder Dojo? Coder Dojo is a global movement of free, volunteer-led, community based coding clubs for young people between the ages of 7 and 17. Here at CoderDojo we learn how to code, develop websites, apps, games and explore technology in an informal and creative environment. Emphasis on the informal, we prefer you think of Sunshine Coast CoderDojo as a club with mentors, rather than a classroom with instructors.…
Silicon Coast
April 8, 2018
Business Profiles

Victus Health

Insights gained through dealing with her daughter’s multiple food sensitivities, inspired Sunshine Coast local Pauline O’Sullivan, to create a software solution to help others deal with food-related health problems. Pauline, who was voted as a Sunshine Coast Digital Champion in 2013, was a recipient of an Advance Queensland Digital Champion Award in 2016. When necessity becomes the mother of invention Her company Victus Health, is a globally recognised provider of advanced software for personalised nutrition. In 2013, the company was given early stage support from Accelerating Commercialisation. It was also awarded an Ignite Ideas Grant from the Queensland Government in…
Silicon Coast
March 9, 2018
News

SUNSHINE COAST: The place to be – Encouraging an entrepreneurial culture

Who forms part of the Sunshine Coast Entrepreneurial Ecosystem? How would Sunshine Coast entrepreneurs like to be supported? You've seen the Sunshine Coast Entrepreneurial Ecosystems map where you can learn about current support programs, meetups and events across the Sunshine Coast. Now read the research report, released in January 2018, by researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast. Focused on getting a better understanding about the different types of entrepreneurs on the Sunshine Coast, and how the community can better support them, the research report uncovers a range of typical entrepreneurial personas on the Coast, their needs and suggest…
Silicon Coast
February 1, 2018
News

CoderDojo Sunshine Coast – Term 1 2018 Registrations open!

REGISTRATIONS FOR TERM 1 Registrations are open for Term 1 at the below locations.  We hope to see all Ninjas and Mentors again.  UNIVERSITY OF THE SUNSHINE COAST https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/coderdojo-term-1-2018-university-of-the-sunshine-coast-tickets-42519142901 NOOSA REGISTRATIONS Opening soon Any questions please shoot them through to : [email protected] or contact us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CoderDojoSC
Silicon Coast
January 25, 2018
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