The origins of Remarkable go back to Australian first “Enabled by Designathon” organised by the Cerebral Palsy Alliance in 2014 in partnership with the University of Technology Sydney and FutureGov.

Telstra Foundation were in attendance at this event and out of this came a partnership that started out as Life Labs and became known as Remarkable in August 2015.

Remarkable is a division of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance and funded in 2015-2017 by the Telstra Foundation and NSW Department of Family and Community Services.


To harness the power of technological innovation for driving inclusion of people with disability.


Cerebral Palsy Alliance is an organisation that provides family-centred therapies, life skills programs, equipment and support for people living with cerebral palsy and their families.


Peter Horsley
Pete Horsley
Remarkable Founder

Pete has more than 10 years’ experience in the not for profit sector in youth, corporate engagement, social impact and innovation. He has a penchant for good design starting his career as a landscape architect. Now he eats way too many eggs and hopes one day to be an extra in a movie.

Ben Reid
Entrepreneur in Residence

Ben is the founder of TEMPL and Digital Creators and has deep experience in running and mentoring accelerator programs. He has worked in the trenches with over 35 startups to grow them from early stage to angel and seed investment ready. Ben has a background as a computer engineer and loves the intersection of innovation and social impact. His passions are food, sport and trouble making – often combined.

China Town, Sydney - 13th June 2017.  City of Sydney is sponsoring not for profit Startup HQ Hub to produce an information Inspiration Series. HQ Hub is one of many businesses receiving a City business grant. (Model release: ER20170613-Sponsorship Grants -00723.jpg.jpeg)
Margaret Cheng
Operations Manager

Margaret thrives in creatively building skills, learning experience and networks needed for purpose driven entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs to bring about impact. Margaret’s experience includes playing an instrumental role in establishing Haymarket HQ, Australia’s first incubator focused on supporting startups connect into Asia; an advisory committee member of the Sydney Startup Hub; and part of the core TEDxSydney team. Margaret loves enabling situations to connect people and build community, embracing the unknown; and scoring a free meal or two.​


Sean Hall, Head of Founder Wellbeing
Sean Hall
Founder Wellbeing

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