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Welcome to River City Labs, the home for Tech Innovators and passionate Entrepreneurs. 

We understand that every founder's journey is unique!

We are a community of passionate, motivated people- just like you! 

River City Labs is an incubator for Queensland's tech start up ecosystem. We are focused on driving innovation by providing resources to empower, support and connect tech entrepreneurs, startup and scaleup businesses.

We facilitate a diverse range of programs, events and engagement opportunities through our community of Entrepreneurs, Alumnis, Mentors, Private and Government partnerships, our Investor and global network, to elevate the local Queensland ecosystem.  

Our objective is to provide the access required to support tech startups gain traction in international export markets, and develop their product offering to address big global challenges.  This means providing access to an unwavering, persistent and supportive River City Labs Community, and providing connections to talent, capital and customers.

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Launching January 2023!
Ocean City Labs Community

River City Labs is proud to announce we are extending our Programs & Services to Ocean City Labs in the Sunshine Coast - a collaboration with RCL Alumni, Tablogs

If you are an Entrepreneur of an Emerging Tech company on the Sunshine Coast or a Technologist looking to join a community, check out more information on Ocean City Labs 

Something Tech. & River Rival 2022 launch at Howard Smith Wharves last October

Privacy-focused payment startup Xiippy was the big winner from the River Rival pitch competition that closed out Brisbane’s Something Tech conference last week, taking out both the judge’s award for Best in Product and tying for the Best of the Best award with diabetes medicine subscription service Stripped Supply.

Read the full story here.

View Photos from Day 1 & 2 of Something Tech. & River Rival 

Minister of Industry and Science, Ed Husic, visits River City Labs and lays out ALP tech policies. A long supporter of RCL, Ed Husic said, "I always love River City Labs to see what's happening and get a sense of the companies going through and the ideas they are focused on."

Read the full story here.


Check out what's happening in River City Labs!

Founders Journey

with Alex Ghiculescu

Thursday 4th May

3:00PM - 4:00PM

In person | River City Labs

Founders Fusion 

and Open House 

Thursday 1st June

From 9:30AM 

In person | River City Labs

Founders Journey

with Steve Baxter

Thursday 1st June

10:45AM - 11:45AM 

In person | River City Labs

Something Tech. 2023

Thursday 31st August & Friday 1st September

Howard Smith Wharves

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Something Tech is back again for 2023!

Happening on the 31st of August and 1st of September in the beautiful Rivershed at Howard Smith Wharves - this year we are excited to bring the emerging tech community together and showcase Queensland's talent locally and internationally!

Interested in becoming a partner? Reach out to our Partnerships and Programs Lead, Robbie Iacobuta to find out more

Stay tuned for more ways to get involved before we lift off this year!