- Last updated:
- 13 May 2022
Leading social commentator Bernard Salt has called the Sunshine Coast the ‘entrepreneurship capital’ of Australia, based on the proportion of the workforce who owned their own business.
Our region has a unique entrepreneurial ecosystem network of education programs, business incubators, coworking spaces, advocacy events and meetups which actively support and encourage innovation, new ideas, entrepreneurs and startups, which have been captured in the Sunshine Coast entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem map.
- More details about our region’s ecosystem, programs and support are available in the Sunshine Coast entrepreneurship and innovation brochure.
- Sunshine Coast: The place to be report informs and guides the development of future programs that will encourage further innovation and entrepreneurial activity.
Our entrepreneurial community
Our unique region and way of life is a magnet for big thinkers, experienced leaders and world class talent. It’s the place where they come to do world class work without compromising their aspirations for family, health and life.
The region has a collaborative and dynamic startup community supported by a number of incubators, accelerators, coworking centres and maker spaces.
Our innovation ecosystem supports entrepreneurs and nurtures ideas through industry collaboration and supported by regional leadership.