2 August 2016 @10am – 12:30pm
Local entrepreneurial startups showcase their innovative food, agribusiness and wellbeing products.
Sunshine Coast Innovation Centre
The Sunshine Coast’s most talented entrepreneurs in the food, agribusiness and wellbeing sectors will display their unique products and launch their businesses at the first of a series of local Startup Demo Days on Tuesday 2 August at the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast.
Innovation Centre CEO, Mark Paddenburg says the collaborative approach with its partners – Spark Bureau, RDA, Advance Queensland, Food and Network Association (FAN) and Four Ingredients – brings depth to the Startup Demo Day series, enhances our entrepreneurial ecosystem and contributes to regional economic growth.
“Our combined 50-plus members of the Innovation Centre and Spark Bureau are from a diverse range of business sectors and we are excited to launch the Startup Demo Day series – commencing with a focus on food, agriculture and wellbeing. Innovative and successful companies like Gourmet Garden have tapped global markets and Startup Demo Day is aimed at nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs in this dynamic industry sector.”
Some of the exciting products and services to be officially launched for the first time at the Startup Demo Day include quality pre-prepared meals, dried fruits, skincare products, freshly pressed juices, tonics, pet treats, world’s first clip-together outdoor crockery, new-generation bee hive and a produce sharing platform. Startup Demo Day provides a great opportunity for the community and investors to gain first-hand knowledge of these exciting businesses hot off the shelf.
“In these competitive and challenging times, we need to assist our entrepreneurs to build their profile, attract new customers and connect with potential partners and investors,” Mr Paddenburg said.
Startup Demo Day includes presentations by key stakeholders, demonstrations by nine entrepreneurs and
interactive exhibits including food sampling, market stall lunch and lots of networking. Startup Demo Day
Russell Gibbons, Huds and Toke www.hudsandtoke.com.au
Ann Ross, Hive Haven www.hivehaven.com.au
Michael Buckley, SunLife Superfoods www.sunlifesuperfoods.com.au
Chris Wands, WandsPro www.wandspro.com
Helen Andrews, Spare Harvest www.spareharvest.com
Mathew Walker – Crazy Fresh www.crazyfresh.com.au
Shelley Devine, Devine Bodies www.devinebodies.com.au
Kelly Briese, Briese Botanicals www.briesebotanicals.com.au
Chanelle Louise, Cilk www.cilkrosewater.com
Startup Demo Day is a free event on Tuesday 2nd August, 10 am to 12.30pm, followed by a light lunch.
Venue: Innovation Centre Boardroom, Sippy Downs, Queensland.
For more detail: [email protected] Mobile: 0408 799 276