Alan is Chief Growth Hacker at Sydney incubator BlueChilli, where he’s responsible for advising and mentoring startup entrepreneurs on the basics of lean startup product development and marketing. A Startmate mentor and investor, as well as an investor in Pollenizer's incubator fund, Alan is also an active angel investor here, in the US and in Europe, with current investments including ScriptRock, OtherLevels, BugHerd and Chromasun. Alan’s startup digital agency The New Agency was acquired by BlueChilli in 2012. Previously, he was Product Director, South Asia for Yahoo!, Inc. and Chief Product Officer of online video startup HomeScreen Entertainment.
Introduction to Developing Lean Entrepreneurial Ideas
Do you have an idea but you are not sure if you can make a business out of it, or have an idea but need to refine it? Or need help in creating, reviewing or evaluating an idea?
BlueChilli Presents: How to Hack Your First Investment Round (For Startups)
There are many ways to get a startup idea off the ground but it’s important to raise funds as many different ways as possible before you’ve got customers and growth.
Crafting a Storytelling Strategy for Your Brand
Formulate the story you want your customers to know about and make it part of everything you do.
Leadership in the Digital Age: A Panel Discussion
Understand the major digital trends impacting business today, and what you can do as a leader to help your organization and employees make that transformation.