ACT entrepreneur wins big on Shark Tank

Mick Spencer was the talk of the town last night as he took on a panel of shrewd investors on Channel Ten’s return of its hit show Shark Tank, walking away with $600,000 for his custom sportswear company ONTHEGO. ONTHEGO, which was founded in 2011 from the 25-year-old’s parents’ garage in north Canberra, has quickly 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 …