Episode 302 Building a brand: From word of mouth to Insta and influencers, IIXIIST’s worldwide success

Rebecca Klodinsky is the founder of cult swimwear label, IIXIIST. Bec started her brand at the ripe old age 24 with just $2000 while studying a double degree at uni. Eight years later – and IIXIST is a household name – loved and worn by celebrities like the Kardashians and Rihanna. Bec joins us today… Read more »

monica-meldrum-podcast Episode 301 What’s your why? Purpose helped lead this business to national success

Monica Meldrum is the founder and CEO of organic food brand, Whole Kids. Monica and her husband James poured their life savings into the start up and have grown the business from a tiny one product operation out of the family home to become the largest producer of organic snacks for kids in Australia. With a… Read more »

simone tully How this founder transformed a traditional business sector with her ethical eco innovation

Long before organic became fashionable, Simone Tully – the founder of the Organic Meats Group. was touting the benefits of organic farming from her cattle station in far west Queensland. Over the course of the last 30 years Simone has created a global organic beef export business that has brought Aussie beef to the world… Read more »

Kate Williams - NoDo Episode 299 How Nodo’s founder turned a side hustle into a recipe for success

After being diagnosed as a coeliac, Kate Williams was struck by the lack of yummy baked goods on the market and launched Nodo to put the fun back into gluten-free. Her delicious doughnuts taste great and have been lovingly prepared with nothing but good intentions and the best ingredients. Kate shares her small business journey… Read more »

Michelle Youl Episode 298 How this small business owner found their passion and purpose

On this episode of Flying Solo we catch up with Michelle Youl, the founder of Furever After, a service that helps grieving animal lovers farewell their pets. When Michelle’s beloved furbaby died she was dismayed by the treatment she received when laying her pet to rest. Determined no other pet owner would be treated without… Read more »

Tina McIntosh Episode 297 Reinventing pain management with Brain Changer

Tina McIntosh is the founder of Brain Changer. After over a decade of suffering chronic pain, Tina was desperate for a solution, when she stumbled upon the work of Professor Lorimer Moseley and Dr David Butler and their book, Explain Pain. Informed by their work, suddenly something in Tina clicked and after further research, she… Read more »

Steve Liddell- Street Science Episode 296 Hard work and a good concept helped Street Science find their niche

Pivoting to online during 2020 has opened up a new market for Street Science, Steve Liddell’s award-winning business. He joins us today to share the Street Science journey. As the founder of Street Science, Steve is passionate about all things STEM and wants Aussie kids to be passionate about them too. He started Street Science… Read more »

Jo Stutley podcast Episode 295 Food is not just nourishment it’s medicine for body and soul

Joanne Stutley is the founder of Darlin’ Dal the SA winner of our Innov8rs competition.  Jo really believes that food is not only nourishment – it’s medicine. So much so, that she left behind a career as a nurse to pursue one focusing on ayurvedic techniques and the medicinal properties of the food we eat.… Read more »

nicole prudames Episode 294 Addressing social change with traditional Indigenous knowledge

Nicole Prudames is CEO of Bush Medijina. This first nation business walks in two worlds as it brings together the knowledge of the local elders to create a business that delivers products that use native botanicals to make healing remedies available to all. Bush Medijina operates from a little shed on a remote island off… Read more »

catherine randabel Episode 293 Marketing a product was completely out of my comfort zone

Catherine Randabel is the creator of the HeadBed. This innovative invention helps put an end to pain at the salon sink. Catherine’s HeadBed is also an incredible safety device, saving hairdresser’s customers from potential health risks. She shares her entrepreneurial journey and how she’s grown HeadBed to be a must-have salon product.