Landon Shoop of Fizz on How To Decide If Your Idea Is Worth Pursuing

April 16, 2017

12:45 pm

Landon Shoop, along with his wife Jennifer Shoop, started Fizz, a team management tool that makes developing employees easy. At his old job, Landon became frustrated while preparing for another yearly performance review and he decided there must be something better. Together they developed a HR tech platform that allows for real-time employee/employer feedback. Landon and Jennifer haven’t raised any outside money yet, but they already have some impressive traction. It was great to talk product with promising entrepreneurs just getting started.

In this episode, you’ll learn how to decide whether your idea is worth pursuing, how to sell your product, and why they decided to build upon Slack. Plus we’ll talk about how the couplepreneurs came up with the name and how they approach work/life balance as a husband/wife founding team.

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This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists. 

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Colin Keeley is the founder and host of Tech In Chicago, an independent podcast with interviews from Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.

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