A new report on Queensland’s startup sector by big data startup Boundlss, estimates the economic impact of disruptive technology on Australia’s Sunshine State in 2025 could be over $96 billion - roughly 24% of the state's future economy. To prevent international tech giants from capturing this value 1000s of new startups need to be formed and $2 billion to $5 billion in funding needs to flow into the sector over the next ten years. Substantial increases from the current yearly formation rates in the tens of startups and funding rates in the tens of millions.Read More
We're really pleased to be releasing a rather large report on the startup ecosystem in South East Queensland (SEQ), Australia. The report 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. We also mapped fund flows and attempted to identify all the funding rounds within SEQ since January 2009. Much like our previous report for the City of Perth.Read More
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We’ve just completed our research on the Perth startup ecosystem. The report and associated infographic are the first time Perth’s startup community has been comprehensively researched, and shows the growing vitality of Perth’s early stage digital ecosystem including recent funding rounds...