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Alan Jones

Three years is an eternity, but we need one more year

By - July 28, 2014

Since incubators and accelerators are such a recent phenomenon and teaching/practicing methodologies that are still changing in response to a rapidly-changing industry, I don't think anybody can yet say with authority what constitutes good practice in the space.

Mike Israel

Beware thy envy…

Last week I had the pleasure of spending time with three very large brands discussing innovation, emerging technology and time-to-market. All came equipped with the requisite buzz words — "fail fast, social media, digital disruption" but none of the ethos.

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

12 ways you can improve your pitch

  At BlueChilli we’ve heard thousands (literally) of pitches and I’ve been on the judging panel at TEDx events, university pitching competitions, angel groups, accelerator programs and incubator programs. I’m also a huge fan of an ...

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

Changing the way ESOPs are taxed

By - March 25, 2014

Ask yourself: would you accept a job offer if the employer was offering you half your market salary, an upfront tax bill, and a punt on the future value of company shares three to five years out with only a 5% chance of success?...

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

How does it work at BlueChilli?

By - March 16, 2014

Like any good startup, BlueChilli is always learning, listening, adapting and changing it's model. From how we select the top 1% of potential startup founders to the evolving nature of product scope in development through to our accelerator prog...

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

Welcome Claire Summers and Joel Macdonald

By - November 17, 2013

In the last few months BlueChilli has been actively looking south, to help bring our proven process to the Melbourne Massive and setup a permanent presence.  We've been busy interviewing potential founders, sponsoring events such as the Melbour...

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

Introducing Shaun and a world of cuzins

By - October 23, 2013

As BlueChilli continues to launch successful startups, we continue to attract awesome founders, and Shaun Greenblo is no exception. Shaun has come from the corporate world with an MBA in business strategy but in 2007 he decided to put his passi...

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