Entrepreneurs in residence

Our experienced entrepreneurs in residence can point you in the right direction with your ideas, product or startup.

Entrepreneurs in residence bring real-world expertise and entrepreneurial practice to students and academia, and enhance business theoretical framework taught in our programs.

 Bring your ideas to life

 Gain industry knowledge

 Build your professional network

Meet our entrepreneurs in residence

Zoë Black is a highly regarded social entrepreneur who has a commercial mind and social heart. Zoë brings knowledge of scaling a venture from startup through to impact investing. She co-founded Happy Paws Happy Hearts, which attracted impact investing from the Paul Ramsay Foundation in 2021.

Marc Orchard is the Founder and CEO of Planet Startup, a startup advisory firm based in Brisbane. Marc is an experienced startup advisor who has worked with over 500 early-stage, high-growth companies over the last five years, and has previously facilitated programs for AdvanceQLD, Investment NSW, and LaunchVIC.