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Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

8 ways to f**k up your early stage startup

By - September 9, 2014

Having seen a few thousand pitches, mentored 100’s of founders through incubators and accelerators, invested in over 50 startups, both through BlueChilli and privately, and having my on failures on my belt, here’s 8 ways you can f**k up your early stage startup.

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

Administration Pornography

By - September 5, 2014

Your admin needs to support your vision (and valuation) I love good administration. A structured set of documents, all lined up in identical folders with an online cloud mirror with everything scanned and backed up turns me on. I in...

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

BlueChilli closes $5m funding

By - September 1, 2014

Today I'm really excited to be able to announce a $5m investment in to BlueChilli from key investors Myer Family Investments and Internode founder, Simon Hackett. As part of the transaction, BlueChilli has bought out seed investors Future Capital, giving their investors an incredible 6.67x return in under 3 years.

Alan Jones

How to get the best startups to enter your pitch competition

By - September 1, 2014

Marketers: you can increase the odds of making your startup pitch competition successful by following these helpful guidelines, which I've formulated by studying the interest (or lack of interest) in pitch competitions amongst the fourty-or-so startups in the BlueChilli portfolio.

Alan Jones

Chang-Won University visit

By - August 29, 2014

Thanks to the staff and students of South Korean Chang-Won University's software engineering class who visited BlueChilli today. They receved a few hours' rapid introduction to Lean Startup Methodology and some good career advice ("Do not take a...

Nat Bradford

August a big month at BlueChilli!

By - August 27, 2014

There's alway plenty of action at BlueChilli and this month was a cracker! It kicked off with one of BlueChilli's startups, Moneysoft, announcing it had raised a tot...

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