Thursday, September 19

ACS Labs Community Update #3

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Welcome to ACS Labs Community Update – a fortnightly snapshot sharing what’s been happening across our three innovation hubs.

ACS Labs is powered by the Australian Computer Society ( ACS ) and boasts three premium innovation hubs in Brisbane – River City Labs, Sydney – Harbour City Labs and Melbourne – Bay City Labs.

Each location is focussed on growing and scaling tech startups and providing support for founders who are product focussed and building for global markets.

The startup community came together for River City Labs’ community coffee morning. The community initiative is a great way to meet the River City Labs team, members and the startup community. Community Coffee is held fortnightly on Tuesday.

The Governor-General the Honourable David Hurley and Mrs Hurley visited The Precinct, meeting and greeting with the startup community.
Matias Sigal from Eco Wave Power held a lunch and learn session about business models.

Eco Wave Power developed an innovative technology for the production of clean electricity from the ocean and sea waves. They are part of the Advance Queensland Hot DesQ program.
Startup Catalyst held a panel chat with their London Missions Alumni. Participants shared their insights, learnings and experiences from the mission.

Startup Catalyst hosts missions to
international hotspots
( Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, London, and Asia ) for startups, investors, corporates, public servants, & tech-savvy youth.
Harbour City Labs CEO / Executive Lunch ‘n’ Learn

Jason Grier from Unleashlive and Kevin Brown and Neil Alexander from Data Insights presented on their innovations and learnings. Also in attendance was Brian Dorricott from the CSIRO ON Accelerator program. Brian talked about the need to leverage staff and customers to come up with ideas in a growing business so that a scaleup does not become a 1-trick pony
BOQ x RCL

As part of the BOQx RCL 12 week out-tern program, BOQ’s data scientist, Catherine Pollinger has been joining the Inndox team at River City Labs one day a week to help with their analytics and reporting.

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RCL-A Alumni Reunion

River City Labs Accelerator cohorts gathered for a renunion, sharing updates about their startup journey since the program.

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