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BlueChilli Team getting out and about
At BlueChilli, we have a fun monthly ritual called “Crew Roulette”. It’s as straightforward as the name suggests. Every single BlueChilli team member (Crew), is paired randomly (like Roulette), and encouraged to spend time together by going outside of the building #GOOB. GOOB: A little acronym with huge meaning #GOOBing (verb); to hang out, do...
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Mindfulness for Startup Founders BlueChilli
So what is mindfulness? Remember that scene in The Matrix where Neo first manages to dodge the bullets coming at him? Remember how surprised he was when he realised he could actually slow everything down enough to see them coming? Mindfulness is a lot like that. “Mindfulness trains moment-to-moment self-awareness and the ability to optimise...
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The best and worst thing about the BlueChilli startup studio model is that because our team get to build so many awesome startups in the course of a year, sometimes a member of our team will love the founders, the customers, the problem/solution fit or the platform they’ve built so much, they’ll leave BlueChilli and...
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Author’s note: WordPress only provides for one author on a blog post, and it uses the last author to edit the story when it determines who to credit. But truthfully, a chunk of the credit for this blog post and all of the credit for the cool interactive infographic at the end of the article  goes to my coworker and...
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Wynyard walk to Barangaroo, Sydney
Today we’ve officially announced some news that some in the urban strategy community already knew: Johanna Pitman, an experienced authority on the challenges facing urban communities, has joined us as Program Director for BlueChilli’s next accelerator program, CityConnect, launching in 2017.   Before BlueChilli, Johanna was the Deputy CEO for the Committee for Sydney, an independent think-tank advocating for global...
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The true cost of trying The median seed round in the US is $1.4m. This represents the median cost to get an idea, build a development team and test it. Which sounds like a lot, but it makes sense when you add up the cost of hiring a product team, designers, product managers, mobile and...
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The job of a CEO is pretty simple in theory. Your job is to find and motivate your team, to find and motivate your customers and to find and motivate your investors – the order of which you do these defines you as a CEO. BlueChilli is Australia’s leading innovation centre yet despite our best...
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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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