December 9th 2016 | www.womensagenda.com.au
Ten female-led startups have been named founders in the SheStarts program, selected from more than 400 applicants.
December 9th 2016 | StartupSmart
Sydney accelerator BlueChilli has selected the startups for its anticipated $1 million SheStarts accelerator, which will not only involve 10 women launching new global businesses but will expose the world to each of their journeys. Following an intense “rapid validation boot camp”, the startups were announced at an event emceed by SBS TV reporter Janice Peterson and attended
December 8th 2016 | The Australian
A $1 million program targeted at female entrepreneurs has been launched to shake up the start-up sector to change its image as one dominated by “blokes in hoodies and sneakers”.
November 28th 2016 | The Pulse Australia
Just five percent of applications for the SheStarts program made it through to the next round. Here’s what the final 20 female entrepreneurs did to stand out.
November 22nd 2016 | BIT
Female entrepreneurs will compete for 10 spots in the BlueChilli-run accelerator program and $100,000 in seed capital.
A machine-learning platform that creates ready-to-sign commercial contracts and a telehealth tool for pets are among the 20 female-led, early-stage startups selected to participate in a two-week bootcamp ahead of the first-ever SheStarts accelerator.
October 17th 2016 | www.abc.net.au
An international event addressing problems faced by women in technology and start-up companies has wrapped up in Sydney. The event, called the 'Lady Problems hackathon', was examining issues stopping women from getting into start-ups, and creating ideas to help women succeed. Just 14 per cent of start-up founders in Australia are women, and 95 per cent of those aren't able to attract venture capital investments.
October 5th 2016
BlueChilli's GM of Innovation, Colette Grgic was today named the Emerging Leader in Technology at the 2016 Women's Agenda Leadership Awards.
This is a well deserved award for an amazing entrepr...
by Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin
October 5th 2016 | the Guardian
A new Australian startup accelerator wants to change the image of tech entrepreneur as a bloke in sneakers and hoodie
October 5th 2016 | The New Daily
Sunsuper is backing women in startups
October 4th 2016
On International Women’s Day this year, the team at BlueChilli held a little breakfast with our friends from LMBDW, and announced a simple plan to launch a new accelerator program just for women.
by Nicola Hazell