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Sometimes you get the pleasure of being privy to the inner workings of a truly successful and driven person. This February saw Matt Bullock take the floor at Innovation Bay in Sydney. If you’ve ever purchased anything in Australia, chances are Matt’s company eWAY has processed your credit card payment. One dollar in every four spent online in Australia is processed by his company.

Last week I was pleased to attend Innovation Bay’s latest Focus Dinner. These events are an opportunity to sit down with an intimate group of entrepreneurs to share stories and ask questions of a featured speaker. We were spoilt for talent on this occasion with Julian Green – Founder of Jetpac (acquired by Google) and Houzz – leading the evening in conversation with Sam Shank – current CEO / Co-Founder of HotelTonight.

Where did the year just go?


Reflections on 2013 for the MitchelLake Group.

The MitchelLake Christmas staff party is one of those reflections points for me every year. It's a moment in time where I am able to look back on the last 12 months since we last celebrated the end of the year and take stock of the highlights and lowlights for our business this year. We had our annual staff and partners gathering on Friday so I thought it would be worth throwing a few of my thoughts from 2013 out there.

We had our ups and downs like any business but without doubt, the Chinese year of the snake has been another one marked by growth, change and opportunity. Here are some of the highlights. (According to me of course)