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Startups
Megan Flamer leading a masterclass on tips for startup pitching
Startups disrupt industries, markets and the traditional way of doing things. They need early adopters to take a leap of faith and try out their products and services. A huge part of building a startup is communicating a founder’s vision and ideas to customers, investors and partners. Which is where the skill and practice of...
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Scale-up founders with Xcelerate team
After screening 50+ applications, we’re excited to announce the three scale-ups that have been selected to pilot with Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) through the BlueChilli Xcelerate program. Xcelerate is one pillar of Coca-Cola Amatil’s corporate venturing platform, Amatil X, which was created in partnership with BlueChilli, so that together, we could identify the best ideas to...
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This week, BlueChilli’s Sydney offices filled with people from the Sydney startup ecosystem eager to learn about product management. We live streamed the event – a ‘fireside chat’ on the best and worst ways to build a product. Watch the video below Watch the Facebook Live for some wide ranging insights from BlueChilli’s Head of...
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A man with a unicorn ice cream
Australian startups are doing us proud. Early this year Canva announced unicorn status after raising US$40m for a US$1bn post-money valuation, adding to the short but mighty list of Australian unicorn tech startups. Obviously not every innovative technology company can wear that price tag. There are only 266 tech unicorns in the world right now....
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How can we help more startups in Australia build better products and grow faster? This is a key question the BlueChilli team asks itself regularly. More startup successes lead to a bigger ecosystem, and the faster we can grow the ecosystem the better for our economy, community and, of course, every single founder. And it...
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Validate your startup idea
If there’s one statistic that aspiring startup founders should ponder – it’s that 42% of failed startups, folded due to lack of ‘market need’. In other words, they weren’t solving a big enough problem. The startup graveyard is littered with marketplaces for pet costume hire, apps to connect drones to the blockchain, and yes, even...
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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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Amatil Xcelerate Scaleup Program
What’s the difference? BlueChilli is offering a new type of program: a scale-up accelerator. So what’s the difference between that and our award-winning startup accelerator? Thinking about it from the partner’s side. Corporations are putting their name to a startup accelerator and a scale-up accelerator. There are three important motives for corporate partners: to improve...
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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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Today, I’m really excited to be announcing a global partnership to accelerate startups with one of the most iconic brands – Coca-Cola Amatil – and simultaneously launch our operations in New Zealand. Coca-Cola Amatil is an organisation that reaches every Australian and New Zealander. Across these countries there are a million people with a million...
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