The IC was established in 2002 and provides an ideal place to build a smart business.  IC start-ups and high growth companies tap into a deep entrepreneurial ecosystem and draw upon over fourteen years of IC experience in assisting over 160 members.

The IC is backed by the region’s leading University – with a $200 million turnover and 13,000 students.  The IC partners with AusIndustry and Advance Queensland as well high-profile, globally experienced private sector supporters, 30+ experienced mentors and sponsors.


Startup businesses and entrepreneurs can gain access to an effective inclusive eco-system of support that gives their fledgling ideas room to grow, and wings to fly.

First-Class Facilities

Our 1400-square metre building is purpose-built for entrepreneurs, with flexible office space, 300MBts high-speed internet, VOIP capability, meeting, conference rooms and more.

Expert Mentoring & Support

It takes a village to raise a startup, which is why we surround our members with great facilities, support and expert mentors. Our experienced mentors will provide you with new perspectives and critical feedback as you move through your entrepreneurial journey.

Networking & Connections

The IC and it’s community boasts talented and passionate local entrepreneurs prepared to share their experience, challenges and network connections to assist your startup reach its true potential.

Our Professional Partners

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Flexible Membership Options

In the world of startups, things change fast. We don’t lock our members in to long-term leases: instead we provide a simple monthly membership model that will help streamline your accounts and growth.

Expert Mentoring & Support

Our experienced mentor panel will provide you with new perspectives, critical feedback and access to valuable connections as you move through your entrepreneurial journey.

First-Class Facilities

Our facilities include professional office spaces, high-speed fibre internet, VOIP capability, kitchen facilities, shared meeting and conference rooms and more.

Quality Connections

Our community boasts the most talented and passionate local entrepreneurs. Share ideas and challenges, network with likeminded people and immerse yourself in the Sunshine Coast startup community.

Events & Meetups

Our regular events – including workshops, networking and meetups – expose local entrepreneurs Here, our members are exposed to new knowledge, services and connections. Attendance is included in your membership.

Membership Application

Membership gives your startup or company access to one of the most dynamic business communities on the Sunshine Coast.

Everything you will need to

Bring your Startup to life