Startup Evangelist, Australian startup accelerator BlueChilli


Alan is Startup Evangelist at Australian startup accelerator BlueChilli, where he’s responsible for advising and mentoring startup entrepreneurs on lean startup methodology, product, marketing and communications strategy.

A founding investor in Australian tech startup venture funds Pollenizer, Startmate and Blackbird Ventures, Alan is also an active angel investor here and in the US, with investments including Biteable, Propellor Aeronautics, Muru Music, Tzukuri, Buzzy, Bugcrowd, 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., Chief Product Officer of online video startup HomeScreen Entertainment, Editor of Carsguide and Editor of Australian Macworld magazine.

In his spare time, Alan doesn’t have any spare time. Find him on Twitter at @bigyahu

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