Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in swimwear but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Betsy Campos, founder of Ūnika Swimwear, located in Toronto, Canada.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We are Ūnika Swimwear! ŪNIKA provides locally made-to-measure and sustainable custom swimwear to help women feel comfortable and confident - regardless of age, shape, or size. Betsy's vision is to empower every woman in recognizing and appreciating her own individuality in addition to promoting body positivity in the swimwear industry.

Tell us about yourself

ŪNIKA is a custom swimwear line founded by Toronto-born, Brazilian-raised Betsy Campos. Spending many childhood summers in Brazil, she was inspired by how diverse and complex the women around her were - and in turn, was inspired to create a swimwear line that took the frustration out of finding the perfect bathing suit. We offer our entire capsule in sizes XS-4XL and believe that every woman should feel comfortable and confident in a swimsuit regardless of their shape or size.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Assisting women with finding the perfect fit and ensuring they are feel comfortable and confident in their options.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Work-life balance. As a business owner, it's so hard to balance life and everything going on.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

1. Find a niche and stick to it.

2. Surround yourself with other entrepreneurs and ask for opinions + feedback - constructive criticism is great when starting your business.

3. Don't be afraid to ask for help.

Where can people find you and your business?


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