Activate at River City Labs

An idea is great! But turning that idea into a Business is not for the faint hearted! 

Activate helps get your business up and running, and to solidify your place in the Startup Ecosystem!

Entry Criteria 

  • For new River City Labs Residents only
  • Must have a technology enabled businesses
  • Must have a verifiable business with ASIC registration

Only 8 spots available for this intake!


Cohert starts 1st June 2020


Learn from the best! 

Peter Laurie, Entrepreneur In Residence

As, The Founder of Junta, Peter participates heavily in the innovation system, and plays a particular role in interfacing between corporates and new ventures. He has coached and advised 800+ startups and new ventures on how to innovate, implement, and deliver to both consumers and businesses. Peter has been the Mentor in Residence at River City Labs for over seven years, an Entrepreneur in Residence on six different programs over the last two years and, a mentor on 15+ startup programs nationally. He has been doing large scale software development for the last 25 years for both Enterprise and New Ventures and has an MBA from QUT specializing in strategy, entrepreneurship, and microeconomics. He is a sessional lecturer in innovation, and business strategy at both UQ and QUT, and also won the Queensland Pearcey Entrepreneur Award for 2018. 

Llew Jury, Entrepreneur in Residence

Llew Jury  is the Entrepreneur in Residence for River City Labs and a serial founder and investor. He is the founder and Chair of Reload, a global digital marketing agency, the Managing Director of venture capital firm Sprint, a director of HR Tech firm Advancer and a founder of social isolation prevention firm, Socially.

Pauline Fetaui, GM of River City Labs

Pauline Fetaui is the General Manager of River City Labs who joined in October 2019 to continue her passion for helping people create and live their purpose, whilst growing innovative tech for the advancement of society. Pauline’s own contribution to this, includes CheeHoo, a personal assistant and organizer app; and her role as co-host for A Splash of Colour podcast where authentic conversations about being human come to life. Pauline also brings 19 years-experience in Corporate leading Business and Digital Transformation and Services.