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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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Gary from GlobalWhere, Xcelerate
This is a guest blog by Gary Scott, Founder and CEO of GlobalWhere, a startup in the current Xcelerate cohort. Gary shares how the concept for the business came about, and the many steps taken along the way. GlobalWhere provides a real-time data sharing platform for worker safety information. Following in Dad’s footsteps I grew up...
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I’m at TEDxSydney today with 4,199 other people in the spanking-new ICCC in Sydney. And I’m thinking about how nearly every senior corporate executive I meet tells me they want to meet and learn about innovation from the successful founders of high-growth tech startups. TEDxSydney audiences are fascinating for people-watchers like me – thousands of...
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Today we launched Australia’s first open innovation program to identify and solve urban challenges at the Myriad Festival in Brisbane. The CityConnect program brings together leading corporates, governments, investors and universities to collaborate with startups on a 15 month program to find and fund entrepreneurs with smart cities solutions.   “Our cities are changing dramatically – we...
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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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Recently I’ve been alarmed at a growing number of consulting firms who are launching “accelerator programs” to attract startups.  A recent one even boldly proclaimed that they took no equity and no fees, where the value prop was more about the sexy office and “introductions” to “investors”.  Apart from the obvious oxymoron of a consulting firm...
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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 entrepreneur and leader and a core member of BlueChilli’s leadership team.  Under Colette’s leadership we have built an amazing team of talented people, driven by her vision to transform...
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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. The champagne glasses clinked, the emails started flying and the corresponding blog by our GM Innovation Colette Grgic seemed to light a...
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CurrencyVue – Matthew Tyrrell  Matt’s strong background in financial services and business systems proved handy when he was faced with a growing problem that wasn’t going anywhere. He decided it was time to take on the challenge and help bring international payments further into the 21st century. Read on for more insight into where he’s come...
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Therapair – Danielle McFarland & Sheree Evans Coming from a strong client engagement and startup experience background these two ladies are nothing short of impressive. They found themselves coming up against a variety of challenges on their mission to change how customers and wellness practitioners connect. Applying for the BlueChilli 156 accelerator program was one...
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