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 …

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 …

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 …

Canberra’s ONTHEGO clothes on David Jones’ hangers after teaming with Jason Dundas

A million dollar sportswear company which started in a Canberra shed several years ago now has a clothing range in David Jones stores. Entrepreneur Mick Spencer’s ONTHEGO – a custom made sportswear maker established in the ACT – has teamed up with international TV personality Jason Dundas to launch DundasFit “active wear”. The versatile range 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 …

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 …