Cobblery On the Go Startup Shooli Sees Change Afoot



Via Twin Cities Business

“Among scuffed and broken shoes, Chris Bixby saw opportunity to modernize a traditional business. He started Shooli, a mobile shoe repair service for the Uber era.

“We brought modern convenience to what we call ‘the timeless craft of cobblery,’” says Bixby, who earned a Harvard MBA and worked in marketing at General Mills before making the leap to entrepreneur. The idea for a concierge-style shoe shine and repair business was born during brainstorming sessions with Bixby’s financial partner and investor, Hemisphere Cos., a Twin Cities–based investment firm.”

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  • Jeff Pesek

    Harvard MBA quits fortune 500 career to shine shoes for a living…it takes a lot of humility to become and stay an entrepreneur. Kudos to Chris for literally doing the dirty work, with a smile :)