Gary Elphick

Gary Elphick

DisruptSports.com CEO & Founder

Disrupt Sports

Gary is Founder and CEO of DisruptSports.com, a new platform that allows customers to design their own sports equipment and manufactures them on demand.  DisruptSports.com is the current Australian New Online Retailer of the Year, winner of the Australian Digital Summit and voted top 20 apps in Australia.

Gary has been awarded:

  • Top specialist marketer under 30 by B&T magazine
  • Top 20 global entrepreneurs in Ernst & Young’s accelerating entrepreneurs and has published on various topics in the retail disruption space.

Appearing on Shark Tank in early 2016, Gary made news after knocking back an offer of $200000 for 33% of DisruptSports.com saying “Sometimes you are defined by when you say no, not when you say yes.”  Soon after, DisruptSports.com hit a growth spurt and went onto be recognized as the Australian New Online Retailer of the year.

Recent media and awards:

Business Insider – Why leaving a 6 figure job and failing at two startups made this entrepreneur more successful

Huffington Post – Top entrepreneurs share secrets to success

Power Retail – Disrupt Sports launch physical store

Startup Smart – Why Disrupt Sports knocked back Shark Tank offer

Sydney Morning Herald – Co-Founder Disrupt Sports deported for not picking fruit

Business Insider – 10 things a startup needs to know about an accelerator

Australian Government landing pad program winner

Australian Online Retailer of the year 2016

Top 20 App in Australia

Digital Summit Winner 2016

Top 20 Entrepreneurs Ernst & Young

 

 

The story behind DisruptSports.com becoming Australia’s New Online Retailer Of The Year

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Gary is Founder and CEO of DisruptSports.com, a new platform that allows customers to design their own sports equipment and manufactures them on demand.  DisruptSports.com is the current Australian New Online Retailer of the Year, winner of the Australian Digital Summit and voted top 20 apps in Australia. Gary has been awarded: Top specialist marketer […]

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