Mick Spencer from ONTHEGO talks about what’s next for the growing brand

It’s been a busy week for Canberra entrepreneur Mick Spencer from ONTHEGO who kicked it off on Channel Ten’s ‘The Shark Tank’, securing the biggest deal they’ve ever done on the show. Spencer started his the sports apparel company when he was just 19 years-old, running it out of his parent’s garage in Canberra. Now 25, Read More …

Canberra entrepreneur Mick Spencer gets $600,000 on Shark Tank

Pitching to some of the country’s top business people was always going to be sink or swim, and Canberra entrepreneur Mick Spencer well and truly swum. The CEO of custom sportswear company On The Go Sports appeared on the first episode on season two of Southern Cross Ten show Shark Tank. On The Go Sports CEO Mick Read More …

CANBERRA ENTREPRENEUR MICK SPENCER REELS IN THREE SHARKS ON HIT REALITY TV SHOW SHARK TANK

Sportswear company ONTHEGO lands whopper deal on national TV Sportswear entrepreneur Mick Spencer showed his mettle to land a business deal with three of Australia’s leading business heavyweights in front of a national TV audience on Sunday night. Spencer’s appearance on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank saw the 25-year-old founder of ONTHEGO negotiate an offer for a 30 per cent Read More …

Canberra entrepreneur scores $600,000 on Shark Tank: Three things he learnt from swimming with the sharks

A Canberra entrepreneur has scored the first investment on the new season of Shark Tank, netting $600,000 from three of the esteemed judges. On the Go founder Mick Spencer was the first contestant to appear on the latest season of the entrepreneurial reality show, and eventually convinced three sharks – Janine Allis, Steve Baxter and Andrew Read More …

What a 5:30am flight taught me about fate, perseverance and always saying hello

I want to talk share a quick story about fate, perseverance and always saying hello to the person sitting next to you on the aeroplane. It was a 5:30am-ish flight to Sydney, and as per usual I was running late. Extremely late. I managed to make the plane though was the last to get on. Read More …

Why bootstrapping a start-up works

As we have now had close to four proper years trading under our belt at ONTHEGO, and close to our fifth true “idea” founded day, I often sit and reminisce on the advancements we’ve had, the mistakes I’ve made, and the advice I’ve been given. Having grown exponentially since the inception in my parents garage, Read More …

#merrybiz podcast: How to manage and create high growth, from $150 to multi-million dollar busines

I recently featured in episode ten of the Merrymaker Sisters #merrybiz podcast, talking about how I built ONTHEGO into a multi-million dollar company in just four years. You can listen to the post cast here: 10: How to Manage and Create High Growth, from $150 to Multi-Million Dollar Business with Mick Spencer of ONTHEGO Key Read More …

Why I’m excited that 2016 will kick butt

I have a really good feeling about this year. There is a feeling in the air, and on the first day back at office, I feel it’s “on like Donkey Kong”. I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. Not because I don’t think their awesome, and inspirational, and motivational and all that. I just Read More …

The business plan I wish I did early on

ONTHEGO is closing in on it’s fifth Birthday. It’s hard to believe how far we have come, since the first logo drawn on a garment in my parents dusty garage, with an iPhone dangling out the window for internet and a MacBook that barely worked. I have had lots of early stage businesses ask me how Read More …