INSPIRING STORIES2018-07-21T09:54:27+12:00

Read the inspiring business stories of our Venus members

Paige West, Neuro Touch – Te Awamutu

What inspired you to start your business? I have always had a strong passion for helping others and constantly putting them before myself. But what really got me started was my father who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in [...]

Mary Fleming, VOLOM – Cambridge Group

What inspired you to start your business? The VOLOM approach to marketing business - getting to know a business, creating a strategic plan and then delivering on that plan - inspired us. We don't just give advice and walk away, [...]

Lindsey Carroll, Outbox Ltd – Albany

What inspired you to start your business? After many years working for a large corporate in London I had gained a wealth of skills in business, administration, IT and marketing. Adding to this my training in creative industries, I was [...]

Jes Magill, WebWriters – Howick Group

What inspired you to start your business? I know I have something special to offer with my writing and marketing skills, and it was time that I unashamedly presented myself as a package that truly adds value to any client's [...]

Fay Drysdale, Build a Birthday – Petone

What inspired you to start your business? My daughter! When Jess was younger I use to spend a year organising a themed party e.g. Fairies & Wizards, Penguins etc. She had lots of friends and family that attended. They use [...]

Linda Crosbie, Salt Haven Ltd – Ellerslie

What inspired you to start your business? My own respiratory issues and having experienced the salt therapy wellness centres overseas that helped with not only respiratory issues but also got rid of my jet lag when I was in London. [...]

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Anna Thomson, Roar Fierce Limited – Wellington East

What inspired you to start your business? I was unwell and stressed and investigated new ways to help myself and found Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy. It worked. I noticed a profound change in how I was dealing with emotions and pain [...]

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