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Sunshine Coast Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
6th
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2
in Australia
Regional Ranking
7th
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2
in Australia and Oceania
Global Ranking
249th
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10
worldwide

top industries
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Foodtech
#50 worldwide
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Energy & Environment
#55 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#110 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Sunshine Coast is ranked at number 249 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 10 spots since 2020. Sunshine Coast also ranks at number 6 in Australia, and 7 in Australia and Oceania.

Sunshine Coast is an ideal place to locate for Foodtech, Energy & Environment and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in Sunshine Coast, there is a sample of 16 Foodtech startups in Sunshine Coast, 14 Energy & Environment startups in Sunshine Coast, and 13 Marketing & Sales startups in Sunshine Coast, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 85 startups in Sunshine Coast, 2 accelerators in Sunshine Coast, 7 coworking spaces in Sunshine Coast, 26 organizations in Sunshine Coast and no leaders in Sunshine Coast.

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We are the only broker in the world to offer traditional CFDs and the new revolutionary Single Currency CFDs. TradeDirect365 is a trading platform created by a trader for traders, with the mission of providing a fair and easy-to-use platform for all levels of trader. Read more
Our platform combined with fantastic support gives our partners everything they need to grow their online business using affiliate marketing in Australia. Brands and influencers can increase their revenue with our latest tracking technology and user-friendly network interface. Read more
LANGuardian’s generation and storage of network metadata, results in a massive data reduction while still retaining rich detail over long periods critical for network security & operational use cases Read more
Our App learns from your routine and automatically settles the recipes and physical activities that best suit you in order to keep healthy. It will recommend them at your predefined times, but you can also ask for them whenever you want. Read more
Typefi—the world’s only single-source publishing platform that fully integrates print, online and mobile production in a seamless end-to-end automated workflow. Read more
Deliver Hyper-Personalised Customer Communications and Experience at Scale. iLiveIt is a trailblazing suite of technology, services and solutions designed to personalise communication touch-points in virtually any form or channel cost-efficiently at scale. Read more
Aussie Time Sheets offers employee time and attendance products to businesses throughout Australia and the South Pacific. A typical client of ours would be a business with under 50 employees, with our larger clients having well over 1,000 employees. Read more
Sunny Street is a Nurse Led mobile outreach unit with Doctors and Nurse Practitioners providing primary healthcare and complex coordination services for homeless and vulnerable individuals and families. Read more
Due to time and resource constraints common to SMEs, many otherwise professional businesses end up with management systems that are barely functional, scrape through audit with a mad rush, and realise no benefit for the company. Read more
Helimods is a Progressive Technology Organisation, Dedicated to Advancing the Capability of Rotary-wing Operations Worldwide Read more
Thousands of farmers, agricultural producers, foresters and traditional custodians across Australia are taking advantage of strategic new opportunities to regenerate their land and improve their properties – giving them greater stability and income for the long-term. Read more
Kook has been helping people navigate ‘the business of internet’ since 1999. We are an official Google Partner and we’ve lived through all of the innovations that Google, and more recently social media, have thrown at us and we’re still standing strong. Read more
AusIDentities is a colourful, innovative and uniquely Australian alternative to systems such as Myers-Briggs, HBDI and DISC. Using personality profiling to create an awareness of innate differences in the way people approach work, life and learning. Read more
Frontside Future is a team of software development specialists with in-depth experience in both mobile app and voice-first development. Read more
We are Montville Coffee, a group of leaders, storytellers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and kindred spirits. Collectively, we believe in the power of humanity. Read more
Electropops is a healthy, all-natural fruit ice block, loaded with electrolytes. Since ’ release in 2018, these flavour bombs have become popular not only with kids, but also athletes, pregnant women, and adults nursing a hangover! Read more
Terragen Biotech Pty Ltd (Terragen) is an Australian agricultural biotech company.Our technology is based on naturally occurring micro-organisms and targeted to have a big impact on global agriculture. Read more
Innovation is what The Fleet Office does best. Software programs that talk directly to the trackers to make tasks such as completing a pre-start and creating work orders now able to be done electronically, more importantly on mobile platforms. We have found solutions to jobs that were once inefficient, cumbersome and inaccurate. Read more
Our farm at Woombye uses completely chemical free farming practices. We also work with a range of other local organic farms (certified and non certified) to bring you the cleanest freshest produce available each week. Read more
Hive Haven is building a commercial future for the Australian stingless native bee. We have designed an award winning industry specific hive assembly which is capable of producing a range of native bee products; native honey & pollination. Read more
Hydrorock’s infiltration products are made from lightweight stonewool, a 100% natural fibre. The blocks are placed underground to intercept, store and slowly release excess roofwater, stormwater and groundwater. Read more
Designed by posture expert and Occupational Therapist Lorraine Josey, BackTone helps you to develop the ‘muscle memory’ for good posture. A small signalling unit – held between your shoulder blades and waist – emits a beep or vibration every time you slouch. Read more
Australia’s ThinLinX Pty Ltd has been developing Thin Client and IoT Hardware & Software for over 15 years. We transitioned to TLXOS Software solutions which allows us to concentrate on developing the best value Thin Client, Digital Signage and IoT Gateway Software Read more
QCamel, Australia’s premium supplier of Certified Organic camel milk products is owned and run by the Brisbane Family and our dedicated team of wonderful staff on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Read more
We act as your data interpreter and domain expert. Handpicked from across the globe for their smarts and sharps, our data scientists, engineers and technologists, strategy and marketing experts reconstruct your data silos into collaborative, revenue driving structures. Read more
Q-Image Architectural are dedicated to bringing Architectural Products to the market that support the future of construction ensuring the integration of sustainable practices including generation and effective usage of renewable energy and recyclable metals. Read more
LuvaBerry are unique, not unique within farming, but unique within the strawberry industry. We are a small family farm – a small fish amongst big fish – and we’ve been producing juicy red Queensland strawberries for thirteen years. Read more
Concept Labs is a family owned and operated manufacturer of topical skin care products, industrial cleaners and cosmetics providing sustainable, efficient and tailored solutions for many leading multi-national brands both locally and internationally. Read more
We specialise in soil testing & improvement solutions. Our aim is to increase returns whilst minimizing the impact of farming on the planet. Read more
Eco-Haus Australia specialises in creating sustainable and environmentally conscious homes – building beautiful homes with as little impact on the environment as possible. Read more
We are a Sunshine Coast based business committed to the reduction of stormwater pollution of our waterways. We offer integrity, genuine environmental beliefs and a bespoke service tailored to our individual client needs and an underlying commitment to improving our waterways. Read more
CleanSight is passionate about developing successful renewable energy and infrastructure projects. We secure value for our clients' businesses by pushing the evolution of industry best practice, while keeping focused on delivering on time and on budget. C Read more
SkyChain Laboratories’ is currently working on several concepts, including a platform for aircraft asset management, and a platform for enabling paperless maintenance, using blockchain to improve the efficiencies of each of these processes. Read more
Whether this is picking up essential items from the local grocer, take away from your favourite restaurant or in-home exercise equipment from the sporting store, Cérge helps promote contactless click & collect, contactless phone & collect or pop up drive through services. Read more
We provide professional project delivery solutions for the refurbishment and renovation sector, like no other. Read more
We create additive systems and materials for designers and engineers to redefine what's possible. Read more
United Organics is the only Certified Organic Wholesaler operating close to the Brisbane Markets, this makes the logistics of receiving and shipping stock very convenient for our suppliers and customers. Read more
We take ideas and make them a reality. From R&D to market we can help every step of the way with as much or little as you desire. Read more
Change Republic is Australia’s first marketplace of freelance learning and development experts and independent teams. We help you find and compare talent and supply options to get a great fit, fast. Read more
Calmer Kids offers educational support and resources designed to give children, parents, teachers and early educators the tools to apply yoga and mindfulness practice to every day life. Read more
The Victus Platform contains a complete meal planning software solution. The array of ingredient sifting filters makes it possible to program a very individualized elimination diet programs. Read more
Freeze Dry Industries is a modern manufacturing facility that uses the latest technology freeze dryers built in Australia. Freeze drying of fresh fruits, vegetables and other raw materials adds enormous value in terms of long shelf life, light weight and preserved nutrition. Read more
Our specialities include all public relations work from a single media release and social media management, to complete development and implementation of strategic public relations plans, graphic design and printing, event management and media training. Read more
We work with clients and partners throughout Australia, the South Pacific, and parts of Southeast Asia, to help you create effective training materials and professional corporate publications for long-term and short-term projects. Read more
Phoenix Eagle is a biopharmaceutical company developing disruptive technologies for the global wound healing and skin care markets. Our product pipeline is based around our unique OPAL technology which is protected by a strong global intellectual property position. Read more
Massey Online Management (MOM) provides an industry experienced and skilled support service for holiday and caravan parks. Read more
Future-Plus Environmental’s team of skilled and industry experienced professionals are recognised for the provision of integrated solutions and their in-depth knowledge of environmental policy and legislation, emerging trends and the latest technologies. Read more
We provide leading end-to-end IT solutions to empower small to mid-sized business and organisations to take a holistic approach to building intelligent solutions for their environment, whether it is in the cloud, on premises or a hybrid model. Read more
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1.202
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1.136
0.20
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0.88
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0.461
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0.36
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0.420
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