Unearthed Accelerator Brisbane SCALE 2019

Partnering with Origin, Advance Queensland & Fugro

Are you an awesome entrepreneur with a technology prototype that can solve a problem in the energy and resources sector? Want the opportunity to pilot and validate your technology with major resources customers? Are you willing to learn by doing, have fun, and contribute to the groundswell of digital transformation? 

Do you want your part of the $1 trillion digital impact coming to the resources sector?

Phase two of the Unearthed Accelerator, running from February - May 2019 in Brisbane, is an intensive full-time program for startups seeking the skills and capabilities to go-to-market and scale a viable and sustainable business in the resources sector.

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Who are you?

Are you an awesome entrepreneur with a technology that can solve a problem in the energy and resources sector?

Who are we?

We believe in the power of entrepreneurship to transform individuals and communities, to create economic opportunity and to address global challenges.

The program

The Unearthed Accelerator is a mentor-driven program that connects you to industry customers, mentors and advisors, while helping you to achieve your vision.

You will also have access to seed funding, content delivery, one-on-one sessions with business experts, plus a vibrant co-working space where you will build great networks and work with others doing great things.

Applications are open until Saturday 5 January 2019.

Any questions or issues with applications? 

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Bill Withers

Lead Mentor; Entrepreneurial Leader at ADAPT by Design

Felicity Underhill

General Manager, Strategy Execution, Origin

Sylvain Josserand

Innovation Portfolio Manager [x], Origin Energy; Former Development Project Manager – Step Change in CAPEX, Origin Energy

Michelle Merriman

Innovation and Transformation Portfolio Manager, Origin Energy

Steve Baxter

Angel Investor, Founder of River City Labs

Suzie Law

Project Manager and Trials Lead, Origin Energy

Dan Reynolds

Manager, BI and Technology, Anglo American

Sara Williams

Program Manager, Strategy Execution, Origin

Dave Palmer

Head of Technical, Anglo American

Sarah Ryan

Non-Executive Director, Woodside Petroleum

Andrew Scott

Senior Director, Digital Mining, Barrick

Monica Bradley

Founder, Purposeful Capital

Peter Laurie

Mentor, Advisor, Investor

Leigh Staines

Business Optimisation Lead, PACE consulting

Brad Parsons

CEO/Founder, Movus

Peta Tilse

Founder, Sophisticated Access

Paul Lucey

CEO Mine Vision Systems

Maria Joyce

GM, Strategy & Business Development, MEC Mining

Larry Lopez

Commercialisation Australia

Kirsten Rose

Low Emissions Technology, BHP

Wayne Gerard

CEO Redeye Apps

Kathy Wilson

Director Customer Solutions, JESI Journey Management Solutions

Simon Cohn

Director - MEC Mining

Sarah Wheeler

Director, FutureTech Group

Brett Geoghegan

Entrepreneur in Residence, BlueChilli; Former Product Manager and UX Lead, Social.iQ; Former Customer Experience Lead, CloudMGR

Shelli Trung

Investment Fund Manager, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia

Stewart Glynn

Partner, Transition Level Investments

Louise Broekman

Managing Director, Advisory Board Centre

Andrew Hall

Stone Ridge Ventures

Elise Ring

Monitoring & Support Centre Manager, Origin

Paul Moynagh

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Commit.Works (formerly Fewzion)

Tanya Chiko

Group Manager, Procurement - Integrated Gas, Origin Energy

Derek Thomson

Director, ATI Solutions Group; Former General Manager Commercial, RISC

Sonya Keeble

Category Lead - Contracts Specialist, Origin Energy

Steve Amor

Principle – Technology Open Forum, Sustainability, Anglo American

Kim Parascos

CEO and Co-founder, iVolve Industrial Technology

Dominic Collins

Founding Partner, Global Integrated Operations; Former Manager Projects Integrated Operations Mines, BHP Billiton

Virginia Wheway

Manager, Data Science and Analytics, Thiess

Robert Perrons

Associate Professor of Technology Management and Strategy, Queensland University of Technology

Alex Moss

CEO & Head Designer, Canaria

Brent Stowers

General Manager Innovation and Technology, Thiess

Dr Jane Thomason

CEO, Abt Associates – Australia; Blockchain and Disruptive Technology Commentator

Christian Larsen

Co-Founder and CEO, GlassTerra; Director, CRC Ore Ltd

Alex Retzlaff

Co-Founder and CTO, Commit.Works (formerly Fewzion); Founder and Director, Applications Developer Pty Ltd

Darren Thornton

Founding Director, Blast Movement Technologies

Malcolm McBratney

Principal, Corporate, Commercial and IP Law, Macpherson Kelley

Joe Ippolito

Business Advisor, Austmine

Armin Kappes

Digital Customer Experience Account Director, Oracle; Former Digital Traffic Management Senior Business Development Manager, Transmax Pty Ltd

Peter Clarke

Commercialisation Adviser, Ausindustry; Former CEO, Scanalyse

James Petty

Partner, NextGenOpX; Former General Manager, Mine Fleet Maintenance and Technology, Rio Tinto

Shane Johnson

Partner, NextGenOpX; Former Managing Director Argyle Diamonds, Rio Tinto

Jim Burkett

Business Advisor, Buytasker; Former South Asia Regional Manager PCS, Expeditors