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Alan Jones

Welcoming Mr Steven Skala, our new Chairman

By - January 27, 2015

Today we're excited to announce that Mr Steven Skala (AO) is joining BlueChilli Group as Chairman, effective immediately. Mr Skala is currently the Vice Chairman, Australia & NZ, Deutsche Bank AG and he brings extensive commercial and c...

Colette Grgic

Adelaide’s burgeoning startup scene: MegaPitch and $3,000 prize from BlueChilli

By - November 28, 2014

Last Friday we had the pleasure of being on the judging panel for Adelaide's MegaPitch event. MEGA is a 3 months startup pre-accelerator program in Adelaide. Over a 13 week validation period participants receive support from MEGA's vibrant community of founders, successful mentors and space to work at Majoran Distillery. Early stage support and encouragement to just go out and DO SOMETHING is a vital part and a good indicator that the ecosystem is growing, so we were delighted to be invited to see the participants pitch.

Alan Jones

Westpac Innovation Challenge winners announced

By - November 20, 2014

In partnership with Westpac Group we're excited to announce Josh Rowe from Australian real estate pricing startup realAs is the winner of the inaugural round of the Westpac Innovation Challenge.

The Westpac Innovation Challenge launched on 17 September giving Australian start-ups the opportunity to develop new ideas to help the bank’s business customers.

realAs has won a $40,000 cash prize and a six-month placement in the BlueChilli accelerator program to further develop its business, helping home buyers and investors find out what price properties will really sell for via a smartphone app.

Alan Jones

How to hack a pitch competition

By - November 14, 2014

Pitch competitions are theatre, and they are a very different kind of theatre to an investor pitch — as different as rom-com and police procedural. Here's how to improve your chances of a rave review from your audience every time.

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