Launching investment pathways for creative businesses

Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk launches the CEA Investment Fund

Last week QUT’s Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) launched a $1.2m fund to support the commercial growth of businesses working in the creative industries.

For several years we’ve been working toward the goal of developing a fund which could fill a gap in the market, as we know that early stage investment is one of the foremost barriers to innovation.

CEA’s Creative Enterprise Fund is our opportunity to demonstrate that investment in Australia’s creative talent is no longer a risky proposition. Too often we see our talent heading offshore to more mature markets where there’s a greater understanding of the commercial potential of businesses operating in the creative industries fields.
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