13 - 15 March
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QUT Gardens Point campus

In just three days, experience the exhilaration of building a startup that could change the world!

Delivered by QUT Entrepreneurship and QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

Startup weekend is ideal if you want to test out your ideas or get a taste of life as an entrepreneur. 

You're the next generation. The future is entrepreneurial, sustainable, automated and creative. 

Surrounded by smart, passionate people and with the best tools and approaches at your disposal, you’ll take giant leaps toward entrepreneurial thinking and making connections while creating a business.

Startup Weekend is delivered by Techstars qualified facilitators.

What's a Startup Weekend?

Held over a weekend, Startup Weekend involves networking, team building, developing an idea and pitching to a panel of judges with developers, creatives and business-minded people. Meet experienced entrepreneurial mentors, like-minded change-makers and industry connectors while you launch your brilliant idea – and celebrate your amazing achievements at the after-party.

What experience or skills do I need to attend Startup Weekend?

Absolutely none! There are zero requirements for skills or experience to come along. Everybody is welcome. This is the perfect first introduction to building a business for the very first time and there’s no such thing as “not good enough”.


Registrations and ticket prices

Buy two tickets and get the third one free

Register and buy your tickets as a group to get the group discount when you buy two tickets and get the third free. Use the promo code 'Group' when you purchase your tickets. 

Ticket prices

Developer (student) $59

Developer $99

Designer (student) $59

Designer $99

Business (student) $59

Business $99

Final pitch event $19

Additional Eventbrite booking fees may apply. 

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