Mick Spencer – ONTHEGO – Personalised Sports gear

Mick is one of those guys who has the tenacity to succeed.. Sometimes adversity can make you stronger and more resilient and he certainly has had to overcome some personal battles when he was younger which involved severe short sightedness and bulling. People react two way to challenges in life, they either become a victim 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 …

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 …

The brains behind the ONTHEGO Board

As ONTHEGO moves into its 5th year, we’re taking some big leaps and growing fast. As we continue to dream big within the Customised Apparel industry, it’s important now, more than ever, that we have an incredible team at Board level to govern, direct and guide the path we take. I am so excited to Read More …

Mick Spencer’s OnTheGo sports apparel business on stellar growth path

By John Thistleton Mick Spencer, almost 25, is expecting to double his multi-million dollar business he started six years ago. For a young man who struggled at school with short-sightedness, a dodgy heart and teachers doubtful of his prospects, Mick Spencer has not done too badly for himself. In May he will celebrate his 25th birthday, Read More …

Onwards, upwards and on the go with Mick Spencer

One of the greatest pleasures in life for Ashleigh Went is talking to Canberrans who share her passion and love for our city. So you can imagine her excitement when the opportunity to chat with Mick Spencer from OnTheGo arose. A Canberra-born sportswear business, OnTheGo recently took out the Online Retailer Exporter of the Year Read More …