Gold Coast Startup Award Winners Announced at StartMas

Ahh, Summer. The season of Christmas parties and Covid. Look, if there’s one thing we know about the Gold Coast startup community – it’s that you lot all know how to party.
With hundreds of startup socialites in the same room celebrating so many wins from the year-that-was, who would have guessed that the Christmas party would have gotten that wild? 
Who drank all those bottles of Fireball? Relive the fun and watch the event video below 👇



Now that we’re rested and recovered (from all the Christmas parties, and from Covid), we’re recapping the winners of the 2021 Gold Coast Startup Awards.

Drumroll please…

🏆 Watch this Space

Winner: Little Phil –
The all-in-one social impact platform.

🏆 Community Champion

Winner: Kelvin Ross 
Founder and Chair – KJR, Director – Queensland AI Hub, Director – IntelliHQ, Chief Technology Officer – Datarwe, Adjunct Associate Professor – Griffith University, Mentor and Coach – LuminaX Accelerator.

🏆 Startup of the Year

Winner: SecureStack –
The world’s first security platform built by developers, for developers.

🏆 Scaleup of the Year

Winner: Desygner –
A single platform to store, create, control and share your branded marketing materials that just hit 22 million users globally.


Congratulations to all of the organisers, judges, finalists & winners!

Learn more about the GC Startup Awards, and the team behind the awards here: