We are here to help

Causeway helps businesses and regions to grow through innovation. We help entrepreneurs to start, grow and exit businesses and support regions to advance through practical innovation programs and strategic advice.

We work directly with start-up and established businesses, and also assist economic development agencies, universities and private developers to launch innovation projects. We are based on the Sunshine Coast – just north of Brisbane, Australia.

If you have an ambitious business idea, or you are already established in business and would like to refresh your strategy or business plan, Causeway Innovation can help. Our Start, Grow and Exit services provide structured support to help you achieve your business goals and increase your chance of success.

If you are seeking to advance your region’s economy, Causeway can help through a range of practical programs and strategic advice. Services include programs to support startups and high potential businesses, development of physical and virtual innovation hubs and digital economy projects.

Causeway draws on valuable experience gained working with over 100 start-up and small businesses, 50 of the world’s most successful companies and economic development projects across Australia.

 

Our name – in the footsteps of Giants

The inspiration for the Causeway Innovation name comes from the Giant’s Causeway – a world heritage site and natural wonder in Northern Ireland.

The Giant’s Causeway consists of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. According to legend, the Causeway was build by an Irish giant so that they could get across to fight a Scottish giant across the sea.

The Causeway has inspired generations of artists, writers, musicians and now Causeway Innovation. It was chosen to suggest connectivity and a way ahead – and reflects the founder’s Irish heritage.

 

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Colin Graham, Founder, Causeway Innovation

About Causeway Innovation

Our Company Mission
To enable businesses and regions to prosper through innovation.
Our Philosophy
Think big, make an impact, make money… and enjoy the journey.
Our Promise
We promise to listen to our clients’ needs, concerns and goals; and to deliver a professional service – safeguarding confidentiality – that helps clients succeed.
Recent projects
  • Business development – including business plans and marketing plans – for startup and growth companies in sectors including: IT Services, educational software, energy efficiency, online tourism, food and beverages, agribusiness and manufacturing
  • Project management of the Centre for Regional Innovation, client: Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils
  • Business case for investment in rural mobile telecommunications and radar technology for WA Government, member of project team led by AEC
  • Business case for Asia Pacific Energy Innovation Centre, as part of a proposed $380m wind farm at Mount Emerald near Cairns; client: private developer
  • Contributed to business case for Clinical Trial Centre, Queensland
  • Workshops on innovation for small businesses, Gympie Regional Council, South Burnett Regional Council and Fraser Coast Opportunities
  • Workshops on digital marketing for small businesses in South West Australia
  • Workshop on developing growth oriented startups, RDA Moreton Bay