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Media Release, January 2014 – It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to hit the jackpot straight out of school, but for Chris Ryan
and Adam Rockett this dream was a reality. These two high-school mates from Brisbane now
sit at the helm of a $12 million mobile telecommunications empire, better known as Strike
Strike Group is Australia’s leading provider of Bluetooth car technologies. Established in 2001
by the dynamic entrepreneurial duo, the company is now a multi-million mobile phone and
accessory wholesaler doing business on all continents worldwide.
The company sells to 72 countries across the globe, having appointed key partners in the
American and European market.
After leaving their part-time jobs in the local liquor shop at age 18, it took less than five years
for Chris Ryan and Adam Rockett to build Strike Group from $300,000 to $11.5 million. Initially
contracted by a Hong Kong Telecommunications company, the men spent six months
setting up an international wholesaling division. It was during this time that they were able to
strengthen their knowledge of the industry and prepare for the development of their own
Strike Group currently has 35 employees, across 5 cities and 4 countries, and recently
released the Strike Alpha Cradle – the world’s most advanced Smartphone Car Cradle.
Cradle sales has been compounding 25% month on month since June 2013 and Strike Group
are currently appointing distributors worldwide to increase global sales.
“With technology constantly evolving we need to ensure that Strike Group is continuously
improving its business processes and with our ‘all in one place’ mantra we are able to provide
innovation, consistent design and seamless engineering - when intelligent design meets
cutting edge technology to enhance the motoring experience,” says Ryan.
Chris Ryan’s Top Five Tips for Business Success:
1. Surround yourself with a highly-skilled, hard-working team
2. Be proactive, make a decision and follow it through
3. Ensure products add value to customers’ lives
4. Don’t be afraid to take big steps, even if it puts you out of your comfort zone
5. Don’t be afraid to seek out advice but ultimately the decision is yours so trust your gut
For more information please visit www.strike.com.au
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About Strike Group
Strike Group is Australia’s leading provider and manufacturer o
f innovative car technologies. Strike integrates innovative
design and seamless engineering in all of its products. The company now exports to 72 countries having appointed key
partners in the American and European market.