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Xcelerate founders with the BlueChilli & CCA team.
The partnership is part of BlueChilli’s strategy to extend its global footprint and export its corporate innovation capabilities to new markets. Australian venture studio and innovation group BlueChilli has expanded into South East Asia through a partnership with Coca-Cola Amatil designed to build entrepreneurial capability internally in the company’s Indonesian operations. The partnership is the...
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Xcelerate team
These past six months, I’ve had the privilege of being Program Director of BlueChilli and Coca-Cola Amatil’s Xcelerate program. I moved back from San Francisco to lead this accelerator because I realised I wanted to create the change I wanted to see in the world here at home: to help create jobs and an ecosystem...
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Scale-up founders with Xcelerate team
After screening 50+ applications, we’re excited to announce the three scale-ups that have been selected to pilot with Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) through the BlueChilli Xcelerate program. Xcelerate is one pillar of Coca-Cola Amatil’s corporate venturing platform, Amatil X, which was created in partnership with BlueChilli, so that together, we could identify the best ideas to...
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Amatil Xcelerate Group
This is a guest blog by Natalie Collins, Head of Xcelerate within Coca-Cola Amatil. We asked Nat to share her personal story on the journey of launching a brand new accelerator program and corporate partnership from within the organisation… I’ve spent my career becoming familiar with how the “big end of town” operates. It’s been a rich...
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“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C Clarke In our BlueChilli accelerator programs, we work with idea-stage and early-stage founders to build their first tech-based MVP – a minimum viable product. Step-by-step, we test their assumptions about their chosen problem and we build a solution, sometimes in a completely different way or...
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BlueChilli CEO Seb speaking at CityConnect event
BlueChilli was started in late 2011 on the founding principle of helping entrepreneurs start and launch a tech-company. On the eve of launching our latest program, Xcelerate, I was reflecting with our partners at Coca-Cola Amatil on the reason “why” we were all bought together in this moment. The Origins of BlueChilli My “reason why”...
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