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SheStarts
I believe, as probably you do too, in the power of entrepreneurs. The power of people so bothered by a problem that instead of simply talking about it, they decide to take on the very challenging – and often quite crazy – mission of solving it. This comes at great personal cost – from finances,...
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Passionate about breaking down the barriers people face when accessing health care, this occupational therapist (OT) hired BlueChilli to build a platform that helped OTs stay connected with their patients outside of scheduled sessions and reduce their administrative burden. Venture Build > a platform that improves the completion rate of home therapy programs & reduces admin...
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Filipa Araujo is the Program Director for SheStarts. Prior to moving to Sydney, she worked with founders and startups in Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia. She is a strong advocate for entrepreneurship as a development driver and loves to explore the topic. Learn more about Filipa below.  What inspires you about your role as SheStarts...
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SheStarts 3 Selected Founders
Eighteen founders will tackle global issues from the future of work to sustainable agriculture, mental health, waste management and more through the six-month venture building program After a nationwide search, 18 aspiring startup founders passionate about solving some of the world’s greatest challenges with technology have been selected for the third cohort of SheStarts, Australia’s...
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This is a guest post from SheStarts founder, Danielle Owen Whitford, on burnout, stress and what sparked the idea for her startup, Pioneera.  It was time. “I don’t want to do this anymore.” As the reality of that statement set in, a tingling of fear crept up my spine. I knew that once I admitted...
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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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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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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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Last month, our team at BlueChilli won a “Merit Award” for innovation, recognising our work supporting startups across Australia. As we stood smiling for the cameras, certificate in hand, it dawned on me – “I thought merit was only for men!?!” At least that’s what our politicians keep telling us. On ABC’s Q&A last week,...
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I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to live in a world where the business landscape is all developed by the same kind of person with the same types of life experience. That doesn’t seem to be the way to create truly innovative, dynamic solutions. Thankfully, I think we’re going to be saved...
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