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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Passel is a Startup Stars Finalist – vote now!

Passel is a Startup Stars Finalist – vote now!

VOTE & win an iPad! For your chance to win a 9.7-inch 128G iPad, worth $799, go to theweeklyreview.com.au/startupstars to vote for TWR’s 2017 Startup Star. Voting closes on July 23.   The pitch \ Crowdsourced parcel delivery company Passel will make it...

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Introducing Julian Kelabora – Co-Founder at Passel

Introducing Julian Kelabora – Co-Founder at Passel

One big piece of news this week! Passel has a co-founder. Probably the most frequent feedback about Passel (apart from "hey, that's an awesome idea!") has been people worried at the risk of backing a company with a solo founder. At the same time, the advice has been...

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Passel featured in The Frankston Times

It's great to get some local press, especially with the September launch not too far away! Thanks to The Frankston Times for the coverage and for giving my very good friends at The Frankston Foundry a shout out. [pdf-embedder...

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Passel and startup whack-a-mole

Passel and startup whack-a-mole

It's hard to believe it has been 2 weeks since my last update. As my friend David said, "I'm busy, but it's the best kind of busy"! Someone asked me the other day - what do you do? How do you decide where to spend your time? The answer is pretty simple: I'm full time...

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