Hot DesQ invites startups to move to Queensland and offers up to A$100,000 equity-free funding. Hot DesQ participants will also be embedded within an established startup community, and be provided with free co-working space for 6 months, access to mentors, and support to achieve Hot DesQ Network points. Nominated team members of the successful applicants will need to base themselves full time in Queensland for at least six months to develop their startup.

Hot DesQ is available to any entrepreneur currently based outside of Queensland with an existing startup or entrepreneurial experience, including early stage entrepreneurs and startups, Aussie expatriates and established startups looking to expand into Asia-Pacific.