Though many of her companies requiring a "reprogramming" of people, Miki says she enjoys challenging the status quo. She started Wild in 2005, a time when gluten-free wasn't the norm, and details the process it took to raise $250k at just 25-years-old. After months of failed funding, she advises us on her best practices — be yourself and have a bit of naivety.
"I realized I wasn't my sparkly true self. When you're a light, when you're super good at something, people are attracted to you."
Since then, Miki alongside her twin sister, started Thinx. Disrupting the billion dollar feminine hygiene industry, the company grew to over $150 million valuation. Her newest company, Tushy, was birthed from her desire to normalize the bidet in America. Being half Japanese and half Indian, Miki informs us that the bidet is not only common in Asia, but the most effective method for cleaning.
While her businesses touch upon "taboo" topics, they create conversations for people to break social stigmas. So tune in to hear how the "She-E-O" broke into the business and how she plans to revolutionize how we think.
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