Joshua Gonzalez and Oscar Gonzalez

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Oscar Gonzalez, Bachelor of Economics (2017)
Joshua Gonzalez, Bachelor of Finance and Bachelor of Engineering, Honours (2018)

Brothers Joshua Gonzalez and Oscar Gonzalez are Founders and Directors of PKUP. Currently operating in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra, PKUP provides a 24-hour mobility-service app that enables customers to request an on-demand driver to take them home in their own car.

In 2019, they were recipients of the Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award in recognition of their business skills and commitment to the community. You can read more about their story here.

28 FEBRUARY 2022

What is a typical day in the life of an entrepreneur?

The best thing about running a start-up business is the fact that no day is the same. One day we’ll be out pitching to investors, the next day we’ll be posting something on social media. There is no typical day as an entrepreneur – each day brings new challenges and successes. 

 As entrepreneurs, how do you undertake professional development activities?

Our professional development comes from learning from mentors and advisors, as well as hands-on experience. We believe that the best way to learn and develop is to find a mentor or advisor knowledgeable in the area that you are interested in.