BlueChilli is a Microsoft Silver Application Development Partner and our portfolio startups benefit from access to the Microsoft Plus Bizspark program offering up to $120,000 of free Azure cloud services for your first year and free software and tools such as Visual Studio and Office. Through our partnership with Microsoft Ventures we can assist with introductions to the Microsoft Ventures network of accelerators worldwide.
Startups in the BlueChilli portfolio benefit from membership of the Rackspace Startups program including up to $2,000 of public cloud or dedicated hosting and other services per month for your first year, plus free access to mentoring, networking and brainstorming and discounts on developer tools including Mailgun, ObjectRocket and Airbrake.
Upwork is the world’s largest freelance talent marketplace. Startups in the BlueChilli portfolio can access $200 of Upwork credit and two recruitment support sessions with Upwork’s Hire Up talent managers.
Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure — improving web experiences, increasing application performance, securing content and availability, protecting transactions and improving software downloads. 15-30% of the world’s web traffic passes through the Akamai network every day. Startups in the BlueChilli portfolio qualify for Akamai’s premium Ion CDN solution up to 500GB per month, free for their first year, with free integration and setup consulting.
InVision is the world’s most powerful design prototyping tool. Quickly transform your designs into beautiful, fully interactive prototypes complete with gestures, transitions & animations for web, iOS & Android.
BlueChilli is the Stripe Atlas partner for Australia. BlueChilli works with Stripe to identify Australia’s leading early-stage startups and equip them with the basic building blocks for starting a global internet business. In a few clicks, Atlas entrepreneurs can gain access to:
- An incorporated U.S. business entity
- A U.S. bank account
- A Stripe account to receive payments from anywhere in the world
basic services they’ll need to get started; including tax advice from PwC, legal advice from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, and tools from Amazon Web Services (including $15,000 in AWS credits).
In addition, startups in the BlueChilli portfolio can now process up to AUD25,000 in transactions via Stripe free of transaction charges, receive priority technical support, and benefit from hands-on advice and workshops from the Stripe team.
Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of enterprise, government and startup customers businesses in 190 countries around the world. Startups in the BlueChilli portfolio can benefit from free AWS hosting while in The 156 Accelerator program and $7,500 of free hosting credits once they graduate. Benefits also include 1 year of premium AWS Business Support (up to $5,000), free access to the AWS Essentials 1 day web-based or instructor-led training (normally ~$600/course), eight tokens for self-paced labs (normally ~$30/lab), free access to 1:1 virtual office hours with AWS solutions architects and special offers from AWS partners including Chef, Cloudability, Bitnami, Amazon Payments, SOASTA, Alert Logic, CopperEgg and more.