Create your future city


Cities are growing at a rate that none of us have ever seen before. Three million people move to cities every single week. It’s a high growth, high impact environment that shapes the future of millions of people.

People create their futures in cities. Now you can create your future city.

What’s your game-changing idea?

CityConnect applications have closed.

All applicants have been notified of the outcome of their application


CityConnect is BlueChilli’s accelerator program for smart cities ideas. In return for 15% equity, we set you up for success with:

  • A technology team to build your minimum viable product (MVP), saving you $50,000 to $100,000
  • Expertise including an assigned Product Manager and Entrepreneur-in-Residence, market-proven curriculum and a cohort of peers
  • Co-working space in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane throughout the six month accelerator program
  • Access to subject matter experts and customers to validate your idea
  • An initial $25,000 to get you started, with up to a further $250,000 in follow-on funding available

Shape your future

We’re looking for game-changing ideas to reinvent cities

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