Cohort Innovation Space, powered by Lumina, is delivering the Lumina Founders Club to help Queensland founders connect and share their experiences.

The Lumina Founders Club is a networking & learning club designed for leading founders of startups and scaleups who want to share their experiences, learn from their peers, and connect with fellow entrepreneurs

Club includes:


  • Six peer-to-peer learning sessions held once per month, through the exchange of experiences between founders and experienced entrepreneurs.
  • A guest speaker each month, peer sharing, followed by networking opportunities and drinks.
Location: Cohort Innovation Space
Application close: 10 August 2020
Program starts: 13 August 2020
Participant intake:  15
Program cost: $99 *Free for members


Topics covered:

Month 1: Leadership
  • What are the essential practices we follow when leading a company?
  • Leadership soft skills that are critical to enhancing when leading a company?
  • How to lead in the downturn?
  • How are we communicating, motivating, and leading our teams?
  • How are we recruiting, developing, and retaining our team members?
Month 2: Strategy
  • When is the right time to grow and scale our businesses?
  • How do we prepare for high growth and development?
  • What strategies should one consider for growth and scale?
Month 3: Marketing
  • What are the new rules of marketing?
  • How are we standing out with our companies?
  • How are we building our loyal customer base?
  • What do we already know about our customers?
  • What will happen to our businesses in the future?
Month 4: Finance
  • What should an entrepreneur know about finance in the growth stage?
  • What are the key financial mistakes that we have experienced?
  • What are the financial principles that we need to follow?
Month 5: Funding
  • How do we finance our growth?
  • What funding alternatives are there in the market?
  • What is my long-term financing plan?
Month 6: Lifecycle
  • What stage of the business lifecycle are we and why it is essential to know?
  • How to create a path when growth becomes inevitable?

Enroll below:

Located within the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct, Lumina is a 9.5-hectare commercial cluster dedicated to life sciences, health and technology related businesses. As landowner, master developer and planning authority, the Queensland Government is facilitating the development of premium development-ready land over the next 10 to 15 years.

Visit luminagoldcoast.com.au to learn more