QLD’s leading enabler for Emerging Tech companies with an ambition to go BIG!

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 August at Something Tech. 2023 - Elevating Female Founders Program

Applications now closed!

River City Labs together with Advance Queensland are proud to announce a new program targeted at elevating Female Founders in Queensland.

Program will launch at the end of 2023 with Applications opening on 31st August at Something Tech. 2023


Something Tech. & River Rival returns for its second year at Howard Smith Wharves in August

Neuro Technology platform Neuphoria was the big winner from the River Rival startup competition that closed out the Something Tech conference in Brisbane.

The company, responsible for the Focusband wearable brain frequency-sensing headwear, won both the Best Product and Best of the Best Award.

Read the full story here.

View Photos from Day 1 & 2 of Something Tech. & River Rival 2023.

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Ocean City Labs opens it's Maroochydoore home

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 

Read full Media Release here.


Check out what's happening in River City Labs!

Lunch & Learn

with Oury Clark

Friday 10th November

12:00PM - 1:00PM AEST

In person | RCL Event Space

Going Further

with Elizabeth Varley 

Thursday 23rd November

9:00AM - 11:00AM AEST

In person | RCL Event Space

Ocean City Labs

2023 Christmas Party 

Thursday 7th December

From 4:30PM

In person | OCL

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