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Nicola Mills

Group MD, Pacific Retail Management

About Nicola Mills

Nicola is the founder and Managing Director of Pacific Retail Management serving sushi, juice and coffee in outlets throughout Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Hong Kong, with the following brands:Go Sushi
  • Australia's No.1 regional Sushi Franchise
  • Wasabi Warriors - fresh sushi with a green heart, in Australia, the Philippines, and Hong Kong.
  • Kick Juice Bars - fresh Juice throughout regional Australia
  • The Cheeky Beans Cafe/s in New Zealand swimming centres
Nicola was one of Smart Company's Eight Entrepreneurs to watch in 2015, and in the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Class of 2015.She founded, raised capital, and launched Ready Fund Go (crowdfunding for Australian business) in 2013, and exited in 2016 with a sale to a member of the strategic board.

In 2016/2017 she facilitated, and drove the acquisition, and capital raising of The Cheesecake Shop to Singapore investors, with capital raised in excess of $100 million through her personal and business connections.
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