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News, press releases, and announcements about goHappy.

Robins School of Business Podcast

May 14, 2019

Dialogue on Decision-Making with Shawn Boyer, Founder of goHappy

“Shawn details the recent history of goHappy, and its plans for growth in the coming years....”

Richmond Times-Dispatch

December 27, 2018

Shawn Boyer's goHappy app has Facebook-like characteristics but promises a quieter, more private social media experience

“It is set up so you can create your own micro-social networks as opposed to sharing everything with everybody...”


December 4, 2018

How Richmond Startup goHappy is Avoiding Facebook's Mistakes

“GoHappy aims to fill the gap between group messaging apps like iMessage and WhatsApp and mainstream social apps.”


March 26, 2018

Group pitches Richmond to tech companies at SXSW

"We've got kind of the right mix of ingredients. Richmond really is this emerging or evolving technology scenes. There is a lot going on here in the space.”


March 16, 2018

The Happiness App: 5 Questions With goHappy CEO Shawn Boyer

“Boyer brought goat yoga, a happy wheel and insights on happiness to SXSW...”


March 7, 2018

Overcoming Loneliness At SXSW 2018

“SXSW panel takes on the topic of loneliness amongst entrepreneurs and offers solutions for how to overcome this growing trend.”


March 2018

Shawn Boyer interviewed by Brian Wallace at SXSW 2018

"Happiness is a choice every day! And it’s worth it. Had the chance to interview Shawn Boyer of goHappy - great company that helps you foster those great interactions.”

Richmond Magazine

February 27, 2018

Shawn Boyer Gets Happy

"The Snagajob founder’s new startup seeks to help people connect and find contentment.”

The Virginia Gazette

February 8, 2017

Williamsburg native and Snagajob founder shares entrepreneurship tips

"Shawn Boyer, a Lafayette High School and College of William and Mary graduate, released a new app in December after his foray into the field with job-search app Snagajob was a solid success."

Virginia Business

February 2, 2017

Snagajob founder talks about new startup

"Snagajob founder Shawn Boyer is back with a new startup, goHappy, an app that he describes as being “similar to Facebook but more intentional and intimate.”

Richmond Times-Dispatch

November 25, 2016

goHappy launches app designed to help people live happier lives

"goHappy is the work of a small band of developers and business partners including Shawn Boyer, the founder and former chief executive officer of the Henrico County-based online job-search company Snagajob.”


November 29, 2016

Richmond Startup Creates goHappy App

"An interview with goHappy founder Shawn Boyer."