Blue Chilli


There’s one thing startups should crave more than capital

1:07AM | Tuesday, 19 January 2016 |  Raising money is hard work. But it shouldn’t be the objective, says Blue Chilli CEO Sebastian Eckersley-Maslin.

Policy Hack is just the start, Wyatt Roy says

10:09PM | Monday, 19 October 2015 |  Saturday’s Policy Hack proves that new and innovative ways of policy creation can work, Wyatt Roy says.

Lemonade Stand Day: Policy Hack winner’s pithy plan to introduce entrepreneurship to schools

10:57PM | Monday, 19 October 2015 |  An education initiative aiming to instil a culture of entrepreneurialism in young Australians has been crowned the best idea at Wyatt Roy’s inaugural Policy Hack.

Israeli pitch night delivers lessons for the local scene

9:19PM | Thursday, 3 September 2015 |  In an Australian first, ten Israeli startups have pitched to a room of invite-only Australian investors more than 12,000km away and provided some useful lessons for local entrepreneurs.

BlueChilli embarks on big Melbourne expansion plans

7:27PM | Friday, 17 July 2015 |  Startup accelerator and incubator BlueChilli is expanding its Melbourne presence and plans to increase the number of Melbourne-based startups in its portfolio by 25 to 30 in a year’s time.

How much equity should an accelerator take? BlueChilli defends its [email protected] program

1:16PM | Tuesday, 27 January 2015 |  Some Australian entrepreneurs have raised concerns over the amount of equity BlueChilli's [email protected] program is asking for.

Startups rejoice! It looks like employee share schemes are to change for the better

8:32AM | Friday, 1 August 2014 |  The Australian Financial Review is reporting that the Abbott government will be relaxing tax arrangements around employee share programs that have been in place since 2009, with the new proposal opting to tax employee shares only when shares are sold.

Sydney startup revolutionising music industry, soon to plan overseas expansion

7:53PM | Friday, 18 July 2014 |  An Australian startup disrupting the local music industry is expanding its “pledging model” and looking to expand overseas.

By our powers combined: Blue Chilli acquires The New Agency incubator

12:25PM | Thursday, 5 December 2013 |  Venture technology accelerator Blue Chilli is acquiring digital agency and incubator The New Agency as part of its plans to grow.

Blue Chilli Group launches new $10 million investment fund

9:27PM | Monday, 9 September 2013 |  Venture technology investor and accelerator Blue Chilli has announced a $10 million fund to invest in the early stage tech start-ups moving through their program.