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Financial Times – March 2022
FT High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2022
New Aim, an Australian-born ecommerce enabler, has been named among Asia-Pacific’s 500 fastest-growing companies by Financial Times and Statista. New Aim was listed among the top 20 for ecommerce in the entire region, and the top 5 for ecommerce in Australia. Based on this index, New Aim is Australia’s largest and fastest-growing ecommerce company in the private sector. Read more.
Retailbiz – March 2022
New Aim co-founder shares five ways to Break the Bias
From scaling on a shoestring, to bringing a new business model to Australia, New Aim co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Cecilia Chiu, is challenging perceptions every step of the way about how to start and scale an ecommerce business. To mark International Women’s Day 2022, Chiu shares with Retailbiz five ways to build trust in a new business model and break the bias. Read more.
Business News Australia – December 2021
Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs revealed
The Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs among Business News Australia’s 2021 list generated more than $5.9 billion in revenue, directly benefitting the Australian economy at a time of rolling lockdowns and restrictions. New Aim co-founder Fung Lam was recognised for his ability to get better products into the hands of more retailers and customers at greater speed through data analytics and machine learning. Read more.
Australian Financial Review – November 2021
Financial Review's Young Rich List 2021
The definitive list of our best and brightest Australian businesspeople and entrepreneurs, aged 40 and younger. New Aim co-founder and CEO Fung Lam ranks 6th on this year’s Australian Financial Review Young Rich List, with an estimated net worth of $1.02 billion. Read more.
New Aim opens doors of Hawthorn HQ
New Aim has officially opened its doors to a brand new Hawthorn headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. This will support New Aim’s continued growth, and enable the business to scale with greater impact and purpose.
Financial Times – March 2021
FT High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021
New Aim has been recognised among Asia-Pacific’s 500 fastest-growing companies by Financial Times and Statista. New Aim is the second-oldest Australian company to make the 2021 list, and ranked as the second-fastest growing Australian ecommerce company. Read more.
Business News Australia – December 2020
New Aim founder wins Melbourne Young Entrepreneur Award two years running
New Aim co-founder Fung Lam has been crowned Melbourne Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Business News Australia for the second time. Lam was awarded for his foresight in identifying the structural shift to ecommerce, and success in creating in-house technology to reach new customers. Read more.
Financial Times – April 2020
FT High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2020
New Aim has been ranked among Asia-Pacific’s 500 fastest-growing companies, according to Financial Times and Statista. New Aim was listed as the fastest-growing independent retail company in all of Australia, and made the top 5 in retail for the entire region. Read more.
Australian Financial Review – March 2020
Financial Review's Fast 100 2020
New Aim has jumped up the rankings to 49th spot in the Australian Financial Review’s Fast 100 list, marking a significant increase from its ranking of 82 in 2018. According to the AFR, the company is valued at A$280 million with a CAGR of 44% over the past four years, largely owing to eBay and partnerships with Amazon, Catch, Kogan, MyDeal, and Temple & Webster. Read more.
Business News Australia – November 2019
Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019
In the fiercest year of competition yet, Business News Australia has crowned New Aim’s Werner Liu and Fung Lam as joint Australian Young Entrepreneurs of the Year. The prestigious awards recognise those who’ve forged new pathways across a diverse cross-section of industries including logistics, manufacturing, ecommerce, and technology. Read more.
CEO Magazine – December 2019
Taking Chances: Fung Lam
New Aim co-founder Fung Lam appeared in CEO Magazine’s December 2019 edition. The article details Lam’s vision as New Aim’s director striving for innovation and growth. From his humble beginnings as an IT graduate selling products on eBay, to co-founder of one of Australia’s largest ecommerce companies, Lam reminds that “achievements come from taking chances”. Read more.
Australian Financial Review – September 2019
Financial Review's Top 500 Private Companies 2019
New Aim has made its debut on the esteemed Top 500 Private Companies List 2019, coming in at number 349. Australian Financial Review alongside IBISWorld compiles the Top 500 Private Companies list by gathering primary research, ASIC-lodged company reports and its own appraisals of company revenue based on historic data and industry analysis. Read more.
Australian Financial Review – October 2018
Financial Review's Fast 100 2018
Every year for the past 29 years the Australian Financial Review has published its Fast 100 list, recognising Australian businesses that have shown consistent high growth over time. New Aim appeared on the list for the first time in 2018 at number 82, with an estimated $120 million turnover in 2017-18 and an average annual growth rate of 44.3%. Read more.
Internet Retailing – September 2018
Aussie seller cracks eBay benchmark
OzPlaza.living, which is owned and operated by New Aim, has become the second Australian seller to crack the benchmark of receiving 1 million pieces of customer feedback, joining an exclusive club of just 83 sellers around the world. Read more.