About Enterprize

Enterprize is Tasmania's startup space.

We are making an impact on the Tasmanian economy by supporting entrepreneurs in the very first stages of building and running innovative, high growth potential businesses.

We do this through education programs, collaborative workspaces, mentor networks, and public events.

Our community includes startup founders, innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, creatives, specialists and generalists; who all bring and find value in being part of the startup ecosystem.

Things we're proud of

  • Seeing businesses based at Enterprize reach a three-year average annual revenue and employment growth of 27%, and two-year average annual export growth of 28%
  • Our collaborative workspaces in Hobart and Launceston being home to a peak of 224 daily users by the end of 2023
  • Over 4000 people visiting our event spaces in Hobart and Launceston in 2023, attending community events, info sessions, meetups, and workshops
  • Graduating 78 startups, and 143 founders through the Born Global Incubator Program
  • 240 Tasmanian students participating in the Big Ideas Challenge in 2023

Our Board

Chair: John Perry, Coordinator-General, Tasmanian Government

Company Secretary: Dennis Hendriks, Director Defence Industry and Advanced Manufacturing, Department of State Growth, Tasmanian Government

Director: Michael Stretton, CEO, City of Launceston

Director: Sergei Nester, Senior Project Manager, Detached Cultural Organisation

Director: Tracey Hill, Founder, Markedit & Treasurer, Startup Tasmania Inc.

Director: Fiona Turner, CoFounder & CEO, Bitwise Agronomy

Director: James Riggall, Managing Director, Bitlink

As a registered Australian Charity, you can find more information about us, and our Annual Reports, on the ACNC website.