How dare you call me content!

- May 21, 2013 3 MIN READ

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!


Shoe String Top Technologists for 2013

- March 20, 2013 2 MIN READ

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…


Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin: 100 Startups in 5 Years

- January 21, 2013 4 MIN READ

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.


Blue Chilli launch Digital Sorbet: Delicious Toolbox for VA’s

- December 18, 2012 2 MIN READ

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.


Microsofts Catherine Eibner joins BlueChilli Group!

- November 16, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

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.


A Shin-dig in Two Cities – Anthill Smart100 Event

- August 15, 2012 2 MIN READ

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.