Steve Lawrence - Round 2, 2017 Champion

Connecting people with digital ecosystems

Steve Lawrence is a Sunshine Coast entrepreneur who facilitates business success through innovation. For more than a decade, he has used digital opportunities to inspire and support Noosa start-ups and small businesses. A natural leader, Steve is integral in shaping the Sunshine Coast digital ecosystem. He has supported and assisted hundreds of Noosa businesses through his own business ventures, as well as by initiating or implementing community activities. His contributions include:

  • facilitating the Digital Entrepreneurs Network of Noosa
  • arranging forums with visiting entrepreneurs from across Queensland and overseas
  • founding Innovate Noosa, a not-for-profit volunteer group that promotes innovation, strategic development and private and public-sector engagement
  • hosting workshops and meetings to help small-business clients benefit from online tools
  • mentoring within the Noosa Boardroom co-working space, particularly on digital solutions
  • connecting developers, coders, entrepreneurs, investors and industry.

With a history in banking and retail, Steve invaluably combines his enthusiasm for digital business innovation with strong financial and economic understanding.

Steve has a results-focused attitude. He is genuinely collaborative and not afraid to be a leader and early adopter. As a Community Digital Champion, he will continue to use these strengths to voluntarily host regular events that aim to connect digital entrepreneurs, investors and industry. He will collaborate further within the Noosa community to provide positive and tangible outcomes for digital businesses.

Steve’s own business ventures include the thriving co-working space within the Noosa Boardroom business hub and market research company, Boardroom Business. He is also a collaborator of Ensampled – an easy and effective customer feedback software solution.

Steve is nominated by: Noosa Shire Council

Connecting people with digital ecosystems

Steve Lawrence is a Sunshine Coast entrepreneur who facilitates business success through innovation. For more than a decade, he has used digital opportunities to inspire and support Noosa start-ups and small businesses. A natural leader, Steve is integral in shaping the Sunshine Coast digital ecosystem. He has supported and assisted hundreds of Noosa businesses through his own business ventures, as well as by initiating or implementing community activities. His contributions include:

  • facilitating the Digital Entrepreneurs Network of Noosa
  • arranging forums with visiting entrepreneurs from across Queensland and overseas
  • founding Innovate Noosa, a not-for-profit volunteer group that promotes innovation, strategic development and private and public-sector engagement
  • hosting workshops and meetings to help small-business clients benefit from online tools
  • mentoring within the Noosa Boardroom co-working space, particularly on digital solutions
  • connecting developers, coders, entrepreneurs, investors and industry.

With a history in banking and retail, Steve invaluably combines his enthusiasm for digital business innovation with strong financial and economic understanding.

Steve has a results-focused attitude. He is genuinely collaborative and not afraid to be a leader and early adopter. As a Community Digital Champion, he will continue to use these strengths to voluntarily host regular events that aim to connect digital entrepreneurs, investors and industry. He will collaborate further within the Noosa community to provide positive and tangible outcomes for digital businesses.

Steve’s own business ventures include the thriving co-working space within the Noosa Boardroom business hub and market research company, Boardroom Business. He is also a collaborator of Ensampled – an easy and effective customer feedback software solution.

Steve is nominated by: Noosa Shire Council