131: With years of sales & marketing experience gained at technology firms, founded a company in 2007, aged 52, dedicated to helping partners create marketing. Generated up to $7 million in revenue with 70 FTEs for over 13 years. (Gail Mercer-Mackay) canada fte 51-100 marketing podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Aug 15, 2021

In this episode, I interview Gail Mercer-Mackay, the Founder and CEO of Mercer-Mackay Digital Solutions based in the province of Ontario, Canada. The company is dedicated to helping technology companies market their brands through storytelling using website copy, blogs, case studies, eBooks, and...

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083: In her 40s, started The Mind Lab to help people gain knowledge and practical skills for today’s rapidly evolving world. From a small incubator with 5 FTE, to now being an award-winning and profitable social enterprise with 80 FTE (Frances Valintine) education fte 51-100 new zealand podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Feb 27, 2021

In this episode, I interview Frances Valintine, the Founder, and CEO of The Mind Lab and Tech Futures Lab. The Mind Lab is a platform that empowers students, schools, teachers, and principals to develop contemporary knowledge and practical skills for today’s rapidly...

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081: Started Valocity which was rapidly adopted by big banks in New Zealand, Australia, India and Singapore within 6 years to become an industry leader, and grew it organically from a small team to the current almost 100 FTE (Carmen Vicelich) finance fte 51-100 new zealand podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Feb 21, 2021

In this episode, I interview Carmen Vicelich, the award-winning founder and Global CEO of Valocity Global, a company that harnesses technology and data to transform and create new and connected digital ecosystems, streamlining the mortgage lending and valuation processes around the world...

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060: Invented the only product in the world which can air transport live fish with oxygen, a dangerous good. 3 other businesses in the group. Profit growing 5-7% each year. 2 FTE to 65 now 12 after strategic refocus (Gavin Hodgins) australia fte 51-100 manufacturing podcast sales $20m-$30m aud Dec 05, 2020

In this episode, I interview Gavin Hodgins, the CEO at FloatPac Pty Ltd, a company that offers technologies to a diverse range of pioneering ideas and products across air, land, and sea. The company was founded in 1982 and the founders were making lift bags for the Australian army,...

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059: In 2011 after the divorce, kept the business with 6 stores and added franchisees, expanded to 24 stores in 4 States with 12 franchises. Taking over aged 52 grew from 20 to 65 FTE, sales $7M to $27M. Funded growth from profits (Daph Crowhurst) australia fte 51-100 manufacturing podcast sales $20m-$30m aud Dec 01, 2020

In this episode, I interview Daph Crowhurst, the Managing Director at Crowies Paints, a fast-expanding retailer of paints. In 2019, Daph was named Telstra’s SA Business Woman of the Year. She got into the industry by buying three paint stores in 1996 with her husband and they grew...

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046: In 1989 aged 35 bought 4,500 acres of Byron Bay rainforest and Macadamia trees, 10 years later started the cereal business, now exporting to 12 countries, 2 FTE to 70 and grew 10%-100% p.a. (Pam Brook) australia food and beverage fte 51-100 podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Oct 18, 2020

In this episode, I interview Pam Brook, the co-founder of Brookfarm, Australia’s leading producer of gourmet macadamia products known for its Macadamia Mueslis, Walkabout Mixes, etc. With some friends, Pam and her husband Martin bought 4,500 acres of rainforest with Macadamia trees...

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023: In 2006 quit a senior job at Telstra to start a video tech business using little start-up capital with two other Founders, now a team of 90 and $15m in annual revenue growing 20% – 30% per annum (Christopher Stenhouse) australia fte 51-100 podcast sales $10m-$20m aud technology May 31, 2020

In this episode, I interview Christopher Stenhouse, the Co-Founder and former CEO of Switch Media, one of the world leaders in OTT (internet) content streaming. Switch Media designs, develops and delivers tailored IP video solutions for a diverse range of industries Christopher started the...

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018: Executive recruitment firm in the tech space launched in 2001 as the tech-wreck hit, from 2 FTE grew to 90 across 4 countries with $18m in revenue and minimal capital investment (Phaedon Stough) australia fte 51-100 podcast recruitment sales $10m-$20m aud tasmania Apr 26, 2020

In this episode, I interview Phaedon Stough, the Co-Founder of Innovation Bay, the longest-running networking group for tech founders, startups, and investors in Australia. He’s also the founder and non-executive director of MitchelLake Global Executive Search and Talent Acquisition, an...

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016: No Investment Into A 3 FTE Software Company In 2006 Grew To 88 FTE, $12M Sales, $2.2M Profit And Listed On The ASX With A $27M Valuation (Stephen Chetcuti) australia fte 51-100 podcast sales $20m-$30m aud technology Apr 12, 2020

In this episode, I interview Stephen Chetcuti, the CEO and Managing Director of Protegic, an Australian-owned independent project management delivery and management consulting company. He has more than 20 years of experience in small and medium enterprises, and his work has involved strategy...

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015: From 4 FTE in 2010, and literally chasing cars down the street of a small town in Michigan, to the current 95 FTE with 150 in the summer peak and 200,000 people through its doors (Bill Welter) distilling fte 51-100 podcast sales $10m-$20m aud usa Apr 05, 2020

In this episode, I interview Bill Welter, the owner/operator at Journeyman Distillery, a business that he was propelled to start by his passion for golf, not to mention the country of Scotland and a young entrepreneur from Australia. His business owner journey began after high school graduation...

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010: Starting with $10k savings in 2004, losing it all and almost quitting now has $27m annual sales and 55 team members selling protein powders and other fitness products (Ben Crowley) australia fte 51-100 online podcast sales $20m-$30m aud tasmania Mar 01, 2020

In this episode, I’ll have a conversation with Ben Crowley, the founder of online supplements retailer Bulk Nutrients. While teaching English in Japan, Ben saw a gap in the market with Australian customers paying so much more for protein powders and other fitness products. He...

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