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In 2015 the New York Times published a process that allowed strangers to find their soulmate in 90 minutes. The article, “To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This”, explained the hypothesis of the original psychological study: that asking and answering 36 probing questions with someone could accelerate the feeling of intimacy. The final activity,...
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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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I remember when I did my first big pitch for DonateNZ, a charitable marketplace where people donated goods & services to community organisations. I’d decided to hold our launch event at my primary school. National celebrities were invited, press releases deployed, a big radio star was the MC. I sat there with my smiley t-shirt...
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“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C Clarke In our BlueChilli accelerator programs, we work with idea-stage and early-stage founders to build their first tech-based MVP – a minimum viable product. Step-by-step, we test their assumptions about their chosen problem and we build a solution, sometimes in a completely different way or...
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BlueChilli CEO Seb speaking at CityConnect event
BlueChilli was started in late 2011 on the founding principle of helping entrepreneurs start and launch a tech-company. On the eve of launching our latest program, Xcelerate, I was reflecting with our partners at Coca-Cola Amatil on the reason “why” we were all bought together in this moment. The Origins of BlueChilli My “reason why”...
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