We’re a Nominee for the Chicago Innovation Awards!

We’re very excited to announce that Happenstance is a nominee for this year’s Chicago Innovation Awards! To give you a quick idea, the Chicago Innovation Awards annually recognize new, innovative products and services in the Chicago-area. And previous winners have included a range of companies from Tesla to CTA to EveryBlock. Last year, the awards […]

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Meet Our New CEO!

We’re pleased to announce that we have added a third co-founder and CEO to our Happenstance team! Kathy Bartlett joins us with more than 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in a range of industries, from finance to restaurants. Among her accomplishments, she turned one financial storefront into 40-plus locations in multiple states, helped create a […]

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We’re Looking for Beta Testers!

In case you haven’t already heard, we have begun beta testing for Apple and Android devices! That means we’re looking for curious Chicagoans to test out our app! If you’re interested in being one of the first few to hear some of Chicago’s obscure stories, send us an email! The more feedback we get, the better! […]

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A Big Hello and Welcome!

Hello, fellow Chicagoans! I’d like to introduce you to our new app, Happenstance, that blends Chicago-based journalism and geolocation technology. Happenstance has been in the making for more than a year and aims to educate Chicago residents – whether you’re fresh to the city or a lifelong learner – about aspects you might not know […]

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