Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Learning from Global Startups at US Mission

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Learning from Global Startups at US Mission

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THE leader of the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast has returned from a United States mission with a wealth of knowledge to share with local startups.

Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast CEO Mark Paddenburg attended the second Startup Catalyst Mission to Boulder, Denver and San Francisco with 20 other participants this past March.

Mr Paddenburg said the object of the mission was to see what global startup programs worked and what didn't work and bring that knowledge back to help better support the startups in regional communities.

"The Catalyst objectives, epic itinerary and related opportunities were a huge motivation for me personally and as CEO of the Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast to join the mission," Mr Paddenburg said.

"The quality of meetings and insights have been extremely valuable as the IC Board and I are in the process of expanding our accelerator programs, adding new partners and enhancing services based on world's best practice.

"The Innovation Centre has just celebrated its 15-year anniversary, 200th member milestone and, like all successful organisations, we need to continue to push the needle on innovation. …

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