meet our Finalists
Vote for your favourite finalists before 29 September
The Rising Star: Creative Tech Finalists
A startup that has traded for less than three years and generated up to AUD$1M in sales annually.
The Innovator: Creative Tech Finalists
A scaleup that has traded for more than three years and/or generated more than AUD$1M in sales annually.
The Rising Star: Fashion Business Finalists
A startup fashion business that has traded for less than five years, released at least two collections and generated product sales.
The Creative Trailblazer Finalists
An individual who creates enterprises and opportunities and who advocates, mentors, donates, educates and advises within Australia’s creative economy.
Monica Davidson founded Creative Plus Business, a social enterprise to help individual creatives, freelancers and small arts organisations develop their business skills through workshops, advisory services, free resources, content creation and webinars.
Peter Laurie is a highly active participant in the local startup ecosystem as a director at boutique software development firm Junta, mentor-in-residence at River City Labs, entrepreneur-in-residence at iLab and QUT Creative Enterprise Australia’s (CEA) Collider Accelerator Program and mission lead at Startup Catalyst.