Kiwis in Business is a weekly podcast series featuring interviews with New Zealand business owners, brought to you by media professional and business owner, Linda Shackelford, and her guest hosts. Kiwis in Business puts the spotlight on the stories and personalities of our Kiwi leaders – listen in as they share inspiring and sometimes quirky stories, their goals, learnings and challenges, and you gain insight into the innovation happening in businesses and communities around us.
This episode features serial entrepreneur Iyia Liu about her journey to become one of New Zealand’s most successful young female entrepreneurs.
Iyia started her first business, Waist Trainer, at the age of 21, and within one year grew her business into a multi-million dollar global business, selling to over 90+ countries. Since then she’s gone on to found and sell a variety of other successful online businesses, including Celebration Box, Luxe Fitness, Good for Me and stars on TVNZ’s show Boss Babes. and created the Girls in Business community. In this interview she shares her business story and the lessons she’s learnt along the way and gives some tips to other business owners.