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 …

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 Mick Spencer from On The Go Sports heading into the Shark Tank

By Jil Hogan, The Canberra Times Photo: Network Ten Canberra entrepreneur Mick Spencer from On The Go Sports is facing up to some of the country’s top business people on Southern Cross Ten show Shark Tank this Sunday. The 25-year-old built the sports apparel company out of his garage in O’Connor just over four years ago. He’s now Read More …

Shark Tank Episode 1 – Brand protection and going global

The season premiere of Shark Tank aired down-under last night. Whether you tuned in or missed it, don’t fear – we’ll be bringing you the brilliant concepts our Aussies bring to the tank this series, and look at how these entrepreneurs have protected their ideas and inventions. What do our Sharks and investors look for 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 …

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 …