Ren Butler is the Entrepreneur in Residence for BlueChilli, nurturing new founders through their journey from idea to launch. Ren has heard thousands of pitches, viewed oodles of slide decks and provided feedback on zillions of ideas, all to help new founders get to where they need to be and do it quickly. Her background in international markets, science education and systems thinking all combine to bring a unique and dynamic approach to building startups and cultivating great founder talent. She's passionate about trying new things, cultural cohesion, diversity, and whisky - preferably at the same time.
BlueChilli Presents: Chatbots - The Building Blocks of the Conversational Economy
We spend 90% of our time on mobile devices, & most communication & commerce will inevitably happen in Messenger platforms via Chatbots. Come & find out what these are all about.
Social Capital 101 - How to Build a Genuine & Effective Professional Network
Networking is both an art & a science...the good news is it’s a skill that can be learned. Come to this session to learn how to improve your professional connections & enjoy it!
How to be a Whisky Whizz in One Night
Being able to pick a reliable or interesting whisky is a valuable social business skill these days.
Hybrid Jobs of Today: How tech skills can boost your career
Join industry leaders in a discussion around the growing demand for workers who can combine business and technology skills and the emergence of a new class of "Hybrid Jobs".
Startup Ideation Workshop
In a world of possibilities how do you come up with a startup idea with legs? This workshop is ideal for corporate escapees, consultants, & students who are exploring startup land.