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The Future Industries eXchange for Entrepreneurship (FIXE) is a strategy to grow the culture of entrepreneurship in South Australia; a nexus for connecting and building the ecosystem and a showcase of South Australian people, businesses and ideas.

The Vision

To create the right culture, improve the capability and mobilise the capital requirements to make South Australia a global leader in entrepreneurship.


The FIXE ethos is to accelerate South Australia’s economic growth and prosperity; to capture the entrepreneurial spirit in South Australia and see more South Australians become successful entrepreneurs, attract more interstate and overseas entrepreneurs and future industries to start and grow in South Australia. Read the FIXE Strategy (PDF)

FIXE is guided by four strategic objectives

  • Build a strong culture of entrepreneurship through active engagement in activities, conferences and events.
  • Identify future entrepreneurs and support them to pursue their ideas.
  • Engage local ambassadors to champion entrepreneurship.
  • Strengthen state-wide networks to include and integrate regional South Australia.
  • Promote exchange of ideas and problem solving within the community.
  • Support and facilitate high-quality education, skills and training programs to enhance entrepreneurial capability.
  • Broaden market access by building and strengthening our partnerships and collaboration with national and international networks.
  • Drive actions to attract and retain entrepreneurs to South Australia.
  • Facilitate exchange of knowledge and experiences between entrepreneurs.
  • Position entrepreneurs and companies to become investor ready.
  • Enhance the growth and development of South Australia’s existing innovation precincts.
  • Support Stone & Chalk at Lot Fourteen and create a central location where entrepreneurs, mentors and investors can build successful businesses.
  • Advocate for the interests of entrepreneurs and startups at all levels of government.
  • Facilitate partnerships between entrepreneurs and startups with industry, research and government.
  • Improve access to private sector capital funding for startups.
  • Promote South Australia as a premier location to start and scale a business.
  • Highlight entrepreneur’s journeys through their stories of failure and success.
  • Raise the profile of South Australia’s entrepreneurs and their impact on society.
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