One of Sydney’s leading startup accelerator and investment firms, BlueChilli, is shifting away early-stage startups to focus instead on scale-up companies instead, the company has announced. In response to the changing priorities of its corporate backers, BlueChilli will pivot in 2020, having expended the $10 million in the BlueChilli Venture Fund on early-stage startups… Read more »
Innovation hub BlueChilli has revealed the 10 startups it has selected for its latest SheStarts accelerator program for women. The female-led startups were chosen from 400 applications and 50 startups who took part in a two-week bootcamp. SheStarts3 is a six-month venture building program exploring issues such as sustainable agriculture and mental health. It’s backed… Read more »
Startup accelerator BlueChilli is launching a healthtech accelerator in Singapore, giving the Sydney-based venture a permanent HQ in the city-state. Founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin has partnered with the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry’s development agency, Enterprise Singapore, to launch the accelerator with an eye to the fact that the US$6.3 billion invested in 2018… Read more »
Australian venture studio and innovation group BlueChilli has opened applications for round three of its award-winning SheStarts program, the country’s only venture-backed tech accelerator designed specifically for women.
Calling stress “the smoking of our generation”, entrepreneur Danielle Owen Whitford has founded Pioneera to assist in the early identification and reduction of workplace stress.
Coca-Cola Amatil has partnered with BlueChilli to launch the Xcelerate accelerator as it looks to identify opportunities to grow outside its core business.
Australia’s BlueChilli has partnered with Singapore-founded venture capital firm Hatcher+ in a deal that will see US$125 million ($162 million) invested in up to 240 startups identified by BlueChilli over the next three years.
Writally simply asks wannabe bloggers what kind of post they are looking to write and then delivers them a step by step recipe to help them actually write it.
Moneysoft has partnered with Mortgage Choice to produce a financial planning tool for its network of advisers through its cashflow coaching service.
Through two online platforms, MySail helps racing yacht owners manage their crew, from the point of hiring to all the organisational facets of scheduling.
BlueChilli has announced the appointment of Johanna Pitman as program director of CityConnect, a new accelerator program focused on smart city solutions.
The BenchOn marketplace helps businesses match idle staff to short term contracts from reputable companies and government agencies in need of talent.
To explore the path forward, MYOB has partnered with Startup Daily to host a panel on women in tech at the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre at the University of NSW on November 24.
Perhaps most easily described as a kind of Canva for video, Brisbane’s Folktale is an app that “puts the power of a film director in your pocket”.
Social Qs, a team looking to help men understand and develop empathy for the lived experiences of women in the workplace through VR and gamification, took out first prize at the Australian leg of the LadyProblems hackathon over the weekend.