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Short answer: yes. Because: failure. First, experience tells us that about 1 in 20 startups will be successful. Next, let’s be generous and assume you and your co-founders are vastly more capable than the average bear, and you’re going to be successful on your second startup venture. If you’ve allowed your startup’s social media presence...
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Hi, my name is Flynn Tesoriero, a 14 year old kid from the Northern Beaches of Australia. I have just spent a week in the new BlueChilli HQ! I was invited back to do an internship during the school holidays after attending an Hour Of Code event hosted by BlueChilli. The opportunity to participate in...
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Following from my recent post on what we look for in a founder, here’s a quick insight in to what we look for in a business model. We look for business models that can make money the day they’re launched, as sales performance is the ultimate test of a successful startup. We shy away from...
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Evaluating a successful founder is hard work. We adapted research done by Gordon Bell et. al. (with his permission) on successful Silicon Valley founders at later stages and adjusted his model to work on early stage companies.  This work was titled the Bell-Mason diagnostic (ppt). BlueChilli looks at nine characteristics of a founder and asks objective questions...
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