Welcome to our newest client – Purebaby!

Welcome to our newest client – Purebaby!

Welcome, Purebaby!   Sorry for the delay in updates. We've been busy. We're pleased to announce our partnership with Australian premium organic cotton babywear brand Purebaby.   We have started providing 3-hour deliveries from their Chadstone store, and plan...

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Passel featured on Indonesian TV and The Postal Hub

Passel featured on Indonesian TV and The Postal Hub

We have been quite fortunate at Passel to get a lot of support from the startup community and from the media. This week's media updates come courtesy of Metro News TV in Indonesia and The Postal Hub Podcast. The Metro News TV article also features Dr Kate Cornick from...

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Passel Update, Passerland and Shipster

Passel Update, Passerland and Shipster

We’re delivering!   I’m pleased to report that, as promised, we did launch on the 25th of September. Although we have been quieter than expected, it is a limited launch from a small store in a non-target area. I think it is preferable to be quieter than hoped...

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Auspost and the $1 per metre parcel locker surcharge

Auspost and the $1 per metre parcel locker surcharge

It's been almost a week since Passel launched at Pookipoiga. There have been few surprises so far. Obviously, some lessons can only be learned in a live environment, but we're doing well. But, as Donald Rumsfeld and Stephen Driscoll are so fond of saying - there are...

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Passel is launching with Pookipoiga

Passel is launching with Pookipoiga

It's been a tough week.   On a personal note, my dad, Peter Hughes, passed away this week. He bravely battled cancer for three years after being given 6 months to live. A tough and loving guy, he will be missed by everyone who knew him. He was very excited about...

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Not everyone is drinking the Kool-Aid

Not everyone is drinking the Kool-Aid

what’s in it for you? Why would you share info about Passel with your staff, friends and family? Why should everyone join Passel, even if you may never be in the right place at the right time to be given the opportunity to complete a delivery on your way home and make $10?

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Founder Select, unpitch and prizes!

Founder Select, unpitch and prizes!

Co-Founder Agreement and vesting Julian and I have finalised the co-founder agreement. This is a critical document to the future success of Passel because bad early agreements can lead to all end of trouble. We’ve decided to vest our equity based on milestones, rather...

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Passel logo update in support of marriage equality

Passel logo update in support of marriage equality

Equality and inclusiveness are fundamental values to us at Passel. You can't promote crowdsourcing and then discriminate! In support of marriage equality, here's the new Passel logo. We'd like to thank Louise from Louise B Creative for the updated logo. We should also...

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Too early for Australian seed funding

Too early for Australian seed funding

Based upon some extremely relevant and high-quality advice, we are shelving the “seed” funding plan at this stage. Basically, there is not the appetite for seed funding a pre-revenue startup like Passel in Australia prior to launch. Logistics isn't particularly sexy...

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Founders should be taught to juggle

Founders should be taught to juggle

I really need to learn how to juggle. Lucky for me that my job (for 2 months after I left Myfreight) was Productivity Coaching! Firstly, thanks to all those who voted for Passel in Startup Stars. I don't think we're as sexy as cool socks, or as interesting as teaching...

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