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In a recent ASX announcement from Collaborate Corporation Limited (ASX:CL8) (a major investor in BlueChilli startup FundX) has announced that FundX has made significant progress since its soft launch in September. Enquiries for over $1m in loans have been received and five loans have been advanced, representing more than 20% of the value of the...
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Around this time of year, almost all of the startup founders who pitch me or ask for my help will start saying, “…and we’re [hoping/planning/must be ready to] launch by the end of the year. Here’s the thing: “end of the year” is an artefact of the calendar system we use in the West, unchanged...
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We live in an age when the founders of many well-known tech startups get to be household celebrities. They are invited onto news programs and late night talk shows, and heralded as role models to inspire current and future generations. Only, there’s one major issue with how tech startup founders are currently portrayed; the scary, messy ugly...
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Our new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hit the nail on the head when he said “the Australia of the future has to be a nation that is agile, that is innovative, that is creative”. Rather than just political lip service, the urgency of his words rings true for large corporations in particular – those companies...
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The key driver for Adam Poole, founder of Safety Compass, was a depressing workplace statistic where globally 1 person is killed every 15 seconds.  This equates to over 5,500 people a day or 2.5 million people a year who don’t come home from work.  “It’s a confronting issue and coming from a professional safety background in heavy...
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The second round of the Westpac Innovation Challenge, this time focussing on agribusiness, was a raging success.  We received just over 130 impressive applications from every state in Australia, and the range of ideas was tremendous. Agribusiness itself is very broad and to give you an idea of the types of applications we received, we...
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The excitement is mounting for the five finalists competing for the $40,000 prize in the Westpac Innovation Challenge in Agribusiness. After being selected from over 130 applications from every state in Australia, the five finalists have spent the past two weeks working on their business strategy and competition pitch with the startup advisors at BlueChilli....
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We’re delighted to report that BlueChilli portfolio startup GiggedIn has closed a seed funding round of AUD500,000 to prepare for global growth and service the growing demand from brand marketers seeking a youth audience. Investors include the BlueChilli Venture Fund, Blacksheep Capital, QUT Creative Enterprise Australia, Dominet Digital, Social Family Group and a number of individual angel...
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