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BlueChilli X and UTS partner on education and innovation

March 18, 2014 #, #, #, #, #

UTS Business School and Australia’s leading venture technology company, BlueChilli, have formed a partnership to develop startup-like innovation skills within the corporate sector. Under the three-year agreement UTS and BlueChilli X, the corporate unit of Blue Chilli, will collaborate on programs for clients of the Business School’s executive education unit. In addition, BCX will provide […]

Australian startup incubator BlueChilli to acquire startup-specialist agency The New Agency

December 4, 2013 #, #

Sydney, Australia — 4/12/13 — Fast-growing Australian startup incubator BlueChilli has today announced it will acquire startup-specialist digital agency, The New Agency. Bluechilli CEO Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin said the move was in response to rapid business growth and in accordance with BlueChilli’s goal to expand nationally and internationally in the near future. “We’ve enjoyed a close, cooperative […]

BlueChilli founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin named Entrepreneur of the Year

November 22, 2013 #, #, #, #

Sydney, 22 November 2013 – BlueChilli founder and CEO Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin was awarded EY Australian Entrepreneur of the Year in the Emerging category at the National finals event last night in Sydney. The Emerging category recognizes Entrepreneurs who are running companies less than 5 years old or who themselves are younger than 35. At 31, […]

Tech consultancy hopes to plug market gap

October 27, 2013 #, #

Steve Dunn has spent more than 20 years in institutional banking and capital markets, experience he says drove the idea for his new venture, designed to help big companies accelerate technological innovations to develop their business. Mr Dunn, who previously headed Macquarie Bank’s wealth management platforms and it’s mobile and web initiatives, said there was […]

Tech consultancy hopes to plug market gap

September 13, 2013

Steve Dunn has spent more than 20 years in institutional banking and capital markets, experience he says drove the idea for his new venture, designed to help big companies accelerate technological innovations to develop their business. Mr Dunn, who previously headed Macquarie Bank’s wealth management platforms and it’s mobile and web initiatives, said there was […]

BlueChilli seeks investors and startups for new $10m fund

September 9, 2013 #, #, #, #, #, #

Venture technology firm BlueChilli is looking for investors to join a new $10 million fund for early-stage startups with a technical edge. BlueChilli chief executive Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin says the fund has raised $2.2 million so far from internal circles and is launching to the general public later this week. “It provides a way for non-typical […]

BlueChilli Partners with Lean Startup Machine Sydney

April 8, 2013 #, #, #, #, #, #, #

Australian Venture Technology firm partners with world’s leading bootcamp on Lean Startup methodology. Sydney, 8th April 2013 – Sydney Venture Technology firm BlueChilli is proud to announce its partnership with Lean Startup Machine (LSM) Sydney, which commences its workshop on Friday, 19 April, through Sunday, 21 April 2013. Lean Startup Machine (LSM) is an intensive […]

CEO of REA Group invests in Real Estate Software Company HOUSL

March 7, 2013 #, #, #, #, #, #

BlueChilli startup HOUSL today announced that Greg Ellis, the CEO of REA Group (Realestate.com.au ASX:REA) has invested in the HOUSL business. Recently awarded 3rd place in BRW’s “most innovative Australian companies of 2012”, HOUSL is a complete online real estate identity verification system and solutions platform that enables tenants to apply for rental properties instantly […]

BlueChilli joins forces with Deloitte Private with Entrepreneur Connect

February 12, 2013 #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #

BlueChilli today welcomed the launch of the Entrepreneur Connect program an all in one compliance, business coaching and connectivity initiative designed for lean operating start-ups to help BlueChilli investee start-ups manage and accelerate growth. Under the agreement Deloitte Private will offer its Entrepreneur ConnectTM Program to BlueChilli investee start-ups which will leverage the Deloitte Private […]

Shoestring interview with BlueChilli founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin

January 22, 2013 #, #, #, #

This interview with BlueChilli founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin by Mathew Beeche originally appeared on ShoeString Startups. His first ever business was down the beach in Tasmania where he grew up, he was 9 years old and it was called Sunscreen Squirts – he had “acquired” his mothers family value pack of lotion and was selling squirts […]