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A BlueChilli
The first ever BlueChilli logo was awful. It turns out it’s really hard to draw a chilli in a way that doesn’t look like a kid’s crude doodle, or a crude old man’s doodle. However, the logo we have now was born from necessity, not from spending thousands with a design agency. Humble beginnings In...
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Xcelerate founders from BlueChilli
The pitches are done, the judges have deliberated and BlueChilli and Coca-Cola Amatil have announced the 12 lucky startups and their incredible ideas that have been selected into the 6 month accelerator program Xcelerate. For the past two weeks, 40 startups from around Australia and New Zealand have been undergoing a rigorous bootcamp to prove...
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GiggedIn - BlueChilli
It’s kind of a big deal when your startup gets featured on National TV. GiggedIn, born in the BlueChilli program, is a very successful subscription ticketing platform dreamed up by Edwin Onggo when he was at uni offers members access to more than 50 events (from live music to cinemas to comedy shows) every month...
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Ben Graetz launches Grassrootz
As founder and CEO Ben Graetz tells it, the original inspiration for his Grassrootz charity fundraising platform was his young son’s stay in hospital after a major operation, and his decision to support the work of the Starlight Foundation which made his son’s lengthy stay so much more bearable. At BlueChilli we’re hugely proud that Ben...
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“The future of immersive media is the future of computation” – Monika Bielskyte, Creative Director and Strategist at Kenzo Digital Media on Virtual Reality. Monika’s keynote was equal parts visionary and cautionary, leaving the audience both excited and fearful for the future of immersive media. There were a few calls at PauseFest for the VR...
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WHY PAUSEFEST? Since “Pause” was a twinkle in the eye of its current self, starting 6 years ago, it has had the unwavering goal of connecting creative, tech and business change makers. It is a festival of innovation, networking and empowerment. Pause helps folks to stay on the pulse of the latest technology and connect...
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ChilliPitch Written by Tommy Ekman, BlueChilli Intern One can hardly argue against the importance of university startups. In the midst of lectures, homework, exams and late night parties, students around the globe have managed to find the time to create some of the most influential and thriving business on the planet. On Friday 25th of...
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Hiya! I’m Cass, the new Sydney community manager here at BlueChilli. With 36 active startups in our incubator and a team of 20, BlueChilli is bursting at the seams. Later this month we’re upsizing to slick new offices at 125 York Street, with 3 sunny levels of startup magic and, excitingly, a lush event space....
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Melbourne startup event calendar in CalendarTree
If you’re having trouble getting the word out about your startup events, or having trouble keeping up with the growing number of startup events happening each week, we might be able to help. Longtime Aussie startup community member Claudia Barriga-Larriviere is now using CalendarTree to setup and maintain an online calendar of events including Sydney Startup Events and...
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