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BlueChilli Panel
“An entrepreneur is someone who is willing to work 80 hours a week in order to not work 40 hours a week. But how do we manage burnout?” – Megan Flamer, Program Director of Xcelerate at BlueChilli If there’s one certainty of running a startup or new business, it’s that you’ll find yourself staring down...
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corporate boardroom
I’m a firm believer that if you micro-manage or clock watch an employee, you’re setting them up to deliver the bare minimum. I’ve had it done to me. I’ve found myself sitting in front of a disgruntled manager, trying to explain why I was 10 minutes late back from lunch. They were not sympathetic to...
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BlueChilli founder and CEO Eckersley-Maslin today announced that the Australian accelerator program now provides a full stack engineering team to each startup at no cost to the startup for all its programs. The new model, trialled in the recent CityConnect program, provides a pod of designers, engineers, product managers and user experience experts to each...
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The 457 visa debate ended abruptly in April last year in 2017 when many HR professionals (myself among them), learned on Facebook that the programme had been abolished in lieu of a more “Australians-first” approach, as proposed by the government. Almost a year later, we are still waiting to hear what the actual implications of...
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Startup founder showing her app to a BlueChilli employee
Listed software solutions company Ookami (ASX:OOK) has taken a strategic stake in Sydney-based blockchain startup, BronTech by announcing a $1M strategic investment. Backed by BlueChilli’s SheStarts program, BronTech disrupts the traditional data brokerage models such as those offered by Equifax, Experian and Acxiom by empowering people to capture the monetary value of their personal information....
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Investors now have another reason to back startups with new tax deductions and capital gains tax exemptions through Australia’s leading accelerator program now that BlueChilli has been approved as Australia’s first Early Stage Investment Company (ESIC) eligible accelerator program by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) through a private ruling. Under the ATO rules, sophisticated investors...
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With over 100 startups launched so far, we’ve learned a lot on the way of what makes an awesome startup. At BlueChilli we are constantly improving our program to make it the best possible way for someone with an idea to start a company.  Here’s our promise to you: We will help you find your...
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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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Our job at BlueChilli is to help entrepreneurs take their ideas, launch their first product and get their first customers — taking them from zero to one. We look at all the common reasons why startups don’t succeed and with training, people and capital we systematically mitigate each of these risks to improve the likelihood...
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I don’t believe that everyone is cut-out to be an entrepreneur, but I do believe that everyone should be given the opportunity to start and try. I also believe that our futures on this planet will be shaped by the entrepreneurs amongst us. Entrepreneurship is about solving problems in sustainable ways, about empowering people and...
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