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Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin
SINGAPORE. 13th March 2018 – Australia’s largest tech accelerator BlueChilli today announced a three year partnership with Singapore-based data-driven venture firm Hatcher+ to co-invest and build 240 global startups. The partnership was made after Hatcher+ completed an extensive, year-long due diligence of BlueChilli’s accelerator program. “We seek to partner with the best accelerators around the...
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BlueChilli founder and CEO Eckersley-Maslin today announced that the Australian accelerator program now provides a full stack engineering team to each startup at no cost to the startup for all its programs. The new model, trialled in the recent CityConnect program, provides a pod of designers, engineers, product managers and user experience experts to each...
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SheStarts Facebook, LinkedIn and Google
The formula to startup success … Sorry if you came here for the holy grail. What if I told you that there is no “secret to success”? I used to think success was about having a great idea and putting in a shit-load of hard work, but if that were true, then success = idea...
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How BlueChilli has evolved over six years to where it is today. BlueChilli works with entrepreneurs by building the technology to launch their business and invests cash to help them along the way, for a fixed equity position of 15%.  But it wasn’t always this way. The startup ecosystem preaches the virtues of failing fast...
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Audience at BlueChilli startup event
2017 is the year BlueChilli “grew up”. After working with government agencies on developing policy for Ideas Boom, partnering with some of Australia’s largest and best corporates we needed to put aside our cherished scrappyness and evolve into the thought leaders and experts we had become. But we did this despite keeping our t-shirts, electric...
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Startup founder showing her app to a BlueChilli employee
Listed software solutions company Ookami (ASX:OOK) has taken a strategic stake in Sydney-based blockchain startup, BronTech by announcing a $1M strategic investment. Backed by BlueChilli’s SheStarts program, BronTech disrupts the traditional data brokerage models such as those offered by Equifax, Experian and Acxiom by empowering people to capture the monetary value of their personal information....
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Investors now have another reason to back startups with new tax deductions and capital gains tax exemptions through Australia’s leading accelerator program now that BlueChilli has been approved as Australia’s first Early Stage Investment Company (ESIC) eligible accelerator program by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) through a private ruling. Under the ATO rules, sophisticated investors...
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We’ve learned a lot over 5 years of building startups with over 100 launches and 3 exits to date. And some of the biggest areas of startup successes come from having the most diverse team combined with the right technology. At BlueChilli we provide the entire engineering and technology build to our startups as part...
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With over 100 startups launched so far, we’ve learned a lot on the way of what makes an awesome startup. At BlueChilli we are constantly improving our program to make it the best possible way for someone with an idea to start a company.  Here’s our promise to you: We will help you find your...
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Our job at BlueChilli is to help entrepreneurs take their ideas, launch their first product and get their first customers — taking them from zero to one. We look at all the common reasons why startups don’t succeed and with training, people and capital we systematically mitigate each of these risks to improve the likelihood...
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