About

HiHappening is a new Finnish company founded in the spring of 2017. The company develops reading games intended to motivate children of all ages to read more. Reading games are for mobile devices and PC.

Our aim is to motivate children to read through short stories and fun gameplay. Studies show a clear connection between reading and success in life. Keywords for us are motivation and fun.

There are four story packages in the HiHappening product family, aimed for different age ranges.

The first package, Oo’s life, is ready now. The package consists of 13 short stories that follow Oo’s life and adventures. Each story is accompanied by a fun gameplay segment.

HiHappening is a member of Education Finland project as a startup. Education Finland project is organized by Finnish National Agency for Education.

The Team

Hanna Järvelin

Hanna Järvelin

CEO, Teacher

hanna.jarvelin@hihappening.com

Juho Kilpeläinen

Juho Kilpeläinen

Game Artist

juho@hihappening.com

Dea Viinikainen

Dea Viinikainen

Sales manager

The Mentors

Sonja Angeslevä

Sonja Angeslevä

Product Director at Unity Technologies
Elina Arponen

Elina Arponen

CEO & Founder of Quicksave
Markus Mäntynen

Markus Mäntynen

CEO at Kasvu.io Growth Venture Oy
Tuomas Roininen

Tuomas Roininen

Project Manager at City of Jyväskylä / Founder of Add Inspiration / Chairman of Peliosuuskunta Expa
Kaisa Ahvenjärvi

Kaisa Ahvenjärvi

PHD Researcher in Literary at University of Jyväskylä