2019 Accelerator teams announced

August 8, 2019
Media Release


Nine of QUT’s top innovations have been selected for the 2019 QUT bluebox Accelerator. Each startup will now have three months of mentoring to take their startup closer to market.

The 2019 QUT bluebox Accelerator startups are:

  • Bot-hello — Sean Melis, Jay Farrell and Will Nolan
    Customised chatbots to assist online businesses with customer care.
  • Compare The Label — April Booij and Aaron Booij
    Trivago for dress hire - a fashion hire comparison platform.
  • Eventcipher — Bon Tin and Marie De Guzman
    Cloud-based event planning platform that simplifies the planning process for organisers, suppliers and regulators.
  • Excite Science Communications — Dr Ken Dutton-Regester
    Making science exciting through creative and memorable experiences.
  • Indirectory — Emma Patterson
    A Tinder-like app to match wholesalers and retailers in lifestyle, fashion and gifts.
  • Kashy — Lachlan Palmer
    Connecting customers and car mechanics for house call jobs.
  • Mkulima Young — Joseph Macharia
    Online marketplace for small scale African farmers.
  • NewVote — Dion McCurdy
    An independent, nonpartisan, for-purpose research institute and e-Governance start-up.
  • D-Tech AI — Tom Mishteler and Reef Stevens
    Detection device to prevent children from drowning in swimming pools.

The accelerator is open to all startups with at least one QUT founder (student, staff or alumni).

For more information

Contact: Liliana Campos

Email: startup@qutbluebox.com.au

Phone: +61 7 3138 9420