UTS Business School and Australian venture technology company, BlueChilli X, have just announced a three-year partnership that will see them helping students and executive education clients develop startup-esque innovation skills.
Bluechilli has today announced that they will acquire startup-specialist digital agency – The New Agency.
If you have been to Bluechilli in the last few weeks you would have seen (in true Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin style) a thermometer diagram upon the wall with a multi million dollar goal.
Venture Technology firm BlueChilli announced today that two of it’s investments Token One and Geepers have secured over $650,000 in angel funding.
Yodlee a platform that assists financial innovation announced this week their new strategic partnership with technology venture firm Bluechilli.
Geepers is perhaps one of the most innovative pieces of tech to come out of the Australian startup scene this year.
Over the next few weeks Seb, the founder of Bluechilli will be doing some roving iphone reporting from Tel Aviv and Moscow.
It was meant to be a compliment from a friend, but I couldn’t have been more insulted. Content? You called me content? I was furious. How did this happen – how did I get to this null and void place in my life were I so lazily had become ‘content’! At what point had I let go of all my dreams and passions to wallow be drowning in this self centred (and clearly obvious to those around me) wallowing pit of cContentment! All in all I was shocked and extremely worried!
It was a tough call, and that is why we totally outsourced the judgement on this one (and will do so in all future comps, because it totally gives me a scapegoat and I don’t have to think objectively) but the results are in and the Winner of the Top Technologist sponsored by Buffalo Storage Competition is…
He was three from the front of a line about to enrol into University down in Tasmania when he got the phone call that ADFA were taking more students on and were offering him a place in the Navy. Three days later he was in Canberra thrown into a highly disciplined environment, being yelled out with gun in hand and studying how to engineer weapons to protect our nation. From being one of the youngest people ever to oversea the creation of new massive warships for Australia, to building and selling his first tech venture before he left the navy, Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin has a story that is both both entertaining and inspiring.
DigitalSorbet is the brainchild of Virtual Assistant Bronwen O’Brien, and aims to support the ever-growing niche industry of Virtual Assistants and mums providing their services while working from home. Our initial research suggests that there are at least 80,000 female VA’s globally [specifically people marketing themselves as VA’s] – an important factor to consider as this is the target market that O’Brien is going after in these early stages of the product.
If you are not familiar with the name Catherine Eibner than you are not spending enough time hanging out with others in the Aussie startup scene. Eibner who has been leading the Microsoft Bizspark program in Australia for years has recently left the company, and in a move that further cements the goal of Blue Chilli to be the leading Australian incubator joined their team as the Lead Startup Advisor.
Last night over 200 people attended at “bi-city” event put on by Anthill to celebrate the Smart 100 Awards to network with other likeminded entrepreneurs, investors, thinkers and doers and to attend a panel discussion with some of Australia’s leading industry influencers.