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Norm MacDonald Performs Stand-up After He Passes

The beloved stand-up and former "Saturday Night Live" star passed away September 14th 2021. However, he will perform one last stand-up special, streaming on Netflix beginning May 30th. See how a goodbye gift to fans was developed.

May 18, 2022

HOW ART SHAIKH HAS LED CIRCLEIT TO BE A DATA-DRIVEN COMPANY

CircleIt founder and CEO Art Shaikh sat down with Authority Magazine to discuss what a data-driven culture is and how to create one in a business. In the interview, Art discusses how CircleIt uses data to make business decisions and also how to use data responsibly.

March 22, 2022

More Privacy Concerns From Social Media

More evidence that Meta (formerly known as Facebook) does NOT respect your privacy surfaced recently, as the Texas Attorney General announced a lawsuit against the social media giant. Read more to see how Meta has been violating the privacy of their users.

February 16, 2022

The Healthy Alternative to Social Media

With Meta's recent report that their flagship Instagram platform is causing anxiety and depression among young users, it is time for a private, family-based communication tool to step in and help. See how CircleIt is the healthy alternative to social media.

February 10, 2022

True Love Lives On With Gifts From Heaven

Stories showcasing the love spouses have for one another highlight the fact that true love is forever. CircleIt provides spouses with the ability to showcase their love long after they're gone. See how two couples solved the forever problem with gifts from heaven.

February 8, 2022

Former Chicago Police Officer Connects Generations With CircleIt

Former Chicago Police Officer Sadik Patel is a CircleIt member and shares his story. From his upbringing in a small village in India to raising his children in the Chicago area, Sadik, like most CircleIt users, wants to preserve his family legacy and be there for his future generations.

February 2, 2022

Valentine's Day Is A Celebration of Love

Valentine's Day is a day we take time out to make the one we love feel special. Do you know the history of Valentine's Day? Do you know how it is celebrated around the world? CircleIt helps couples celebrate Valentine's Day by offering free card creation & delivery, and the ability to send cards and gifts to any future date.

January 22, 2022

Send Holiday Flowers With CircleIt

Holidays are always a great time to share memories with family and friends. There are many traditions and symbols associated with holidays, and some of the most popular ones are flowers. Learn about the different traditional flowers for major holidays and see how you can easily send them with CircleIt.

December 10, 2021

Breast Cancer Diagnoses Affect Patients, Families & Friends

We all know that breast cancer doesn't discriminate. Almost everyone is touched by this devastating disease in some form or another. Celebrities, politicians, professional athletes and others are all affected, as are the rest of us. See how some are showing support for their loved ones that have been diagnosed with the disease.

October 14, 2021

New Technology Shapes the Way We Support Breast Cancer Patients

Technology has impacted every facet of our lives. Even the way we show support for our loved ones stricken with breast cancer. See how the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the American Cancer Society have used technology to modernize the way we help those suffering, and how CircleIt is helping families support each other through this devastating disease.

October 7, 2021

SON FINDS LETTER FROM MOM AFTER SHE DIED OF BREAST CANCER

Jane Karasin was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2001. When she passed away in 2009, her son Joe found a letter that she left for him. See how this message from heaven has driven Joe to spread the message about CircleIt to the world.

September 28, 2021

CIRCLEIT FOUNDER: WGN720 RADIO INTERVIEW

WGN 720 host Steve Bertrand interviews CircleIt founder Art Shaikh. Discussing how this fast-growing Chicago startup is building a free, private and secure generational platform for the world to use to stay connected to family and friends. Learn how cards, gifts and messages can be sent to any future date.

September 23, 2021

WHO NEEDS A GENERATIONAL PLATFORM?

When it comes to connecting to your loved ones across generations, there is no platform out there that does what CircleIt does. Sending messages, cards, and gifts to any future dates gives you the ability to be there, even after you're gone. See how using the world's first generational platform can help you.

September 21, 2021

HOW TO STAY CONNECTED ACROSS TIME WITH CIRCLEIT

Being connected to family and friends is important to everyone. Being connected to ancestors and future generations has never been possible in the way CircleIt does it. Learn how you can use the world's first and only generational platform to remain connected across time.

September 16, 2021

STARTUP THAT LETS YOU SEND GIFTS, EVEN AFTER YOU’RE GONE RAISES $5M

CircleIt received its Series A funding, for our patented generational platform. See how this new technology is shaping the way families communicate across time by giving them the ability to send cards, gifts and messages to any future date.

September 7, 2021

BE THERE, EVEN AFTER YOU’RE GONE

Be there, even after you're gone. What does that mean? Imagine being able to deliver a personalized message to your grandchild on their wedding day, even if they are only a year old today. Or if a terminally ill parent wants to ensure they can celebrate the birth of their first grandchild, a card can be delivered to their child on that day.

September 7, 2021

Fast Growing Chicago Startup CircleIt Lands $5.1M in Funding for Groundbreaking Generational Platform

CircleIt, a fast-growing Chicago startup, closed their series A funding round. See what the future holds for this innovative generational platform as they rapidly expand in downtown Chicago and globally.

September 2, 2021

Rediscovered Latke Recipe Links Generations

Recipes are one way families are bonded. The secret family chili recipe, or the special way grandma prepares a Thanksgiving turkey. This story showcases how a long-lost recipe, when rediscovered, unlocked family history in a unique way. Be sure to use CircleIt to share family recipes with future generations.

August 9, 2021

FATHER WITH ALS WRITES A SERIES OF LETTERS TO DAUGHTER

When someone is diagnosed with a terminal illness, it is always a devastating situation. For Ben Thomas, the one thought he couldn't escape was that he wouldn't be there for his daughter. So he found a different way to stay present in all of her future milestones. Join CircleIt and start to explore how you can be there, forever.

July 16, 2021

DELIVER MESSAGES TO THE FUTURE

Delivering a message to the future might sound like something out of a science fiction novel. But it is in human nature to want to transcend limitations like time and even death. Learn how a generational platform can help you send messages to the future, and so much more.

July 7, 2021

Death Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Milennials have been declared the first "death-positive" generation. With this has come a variety of startup companies in the afterlife services and death tech industry. Learn about these services and how CircleIt helps members prepare for the afterlife in innovative ways.

June 25, 2021

Grieving Son Receives Father's Day Message From Beyond The Grave

Little Gino Valentine lost his father much sooner than any boy should have to. So to see a special message from his dad on Father's Day was a thrilling surprise. CircleIt members are having these experiences every day. Join the millions already using the world's first and only generational platform.

June 18, 2021

Study Shows Mom's Voice is Therapeutic

What most of us already know has been confirmed by science: a mother's voice can be therapuetic. Children of all ages find their mom's voices to be a source of comfort. CircleIt gives moms the ability to prepare recorded video and audio messages to be delivered to their children at any future date and time.

June 8, 2021

CIRCLEIT FOUNDER ART SHAIKH INTERVIEWED ON GOOD DAY CHICAGO

Fox 32 in Chicago interviewed CircleIt founder Art Shaikh on their "Good Day Chicago" program. Interviewer Sylvia Perez asked questions potential CircleIt members want the answers to and highlights some of the groundbreaking app's features.

May 4, 2021

WHAT EXACTLY IS A GENERATIONAL PLATFORM?

The concept of a generational platform has never existed before CircleIt. Understanding just what a generational platform is and what it can do for you and your loved ones will help you see how you can be there forever.

May 3, 2021

How To Preserve Your Legacy

We all want to keep our family story alive. We know that it is the traditions, wisdom and stories that give us our roots. Sometimes we want to create a legacy for future generations, but don't know where to start. Check out these starter questions to ask your family members so you can preserve your legacy.

April 27, 2021

Mom Connects Past, Present & Future With New Technology

CircleIt member Lauren Doerr sat down with us to discuss how she's using CircleIt to connect her past and future generations. Lauren talks about the importance of providing her kids with a place to learn about their ancestry, and also a safe, private place to share important family moments with loved ones.

April 8, 2021

Son Receives First Beer From Dad After He Passes Away

Matt Goodman lost his father before his 21st birthday. So imagine his surprise when he was able to share his first beer with his dad. CircleIt members are having experiences like this on a regular basis by connecting with loved ones on our patented generational platform.

March 12, 2021

Mom Celebrated Children's Milestones After She Was Gone

As a mom, Karen Richardson experienced the most joy in watching her children grow into adults. As Karen learned she wouldn't be around for their future milestones, she took action. See how Karen, like CircleIt members around the world, learned how to be there forever, even when she couldn't.

February 16, 2021

CIRCLEIT REACHES 1 MILLION GLOBAL DOWNLOADS

CircleIt achieved a milestone of 1 million global downloads. As the technology grows and more users start to uncover the power a generational platform has, they are starting to solve the age-old problem of being there for special moments, even after they're gone.

February 10, 2021

CircleIt: Like Hallmark for the 21st Century

"A Hallmark for the 21st century" is one way to describe CircleIt, the world's first and only generational platform. By disrupting the greeting card and gifting industry, CircleIt has created a new global phenomenon that has plenty of surprises in store.

January 26, 2021

True Love Is Eternal

When Tracey and Richard Cox exchanged wedding vows, they were more than words. This was proven to be true after Richard passed away, and Tracey started receiving gifts from her late husband after he was gone. CircleIt makes moments like this possible for married couples around the world.

January 4, 2021

14 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS GIFTS FROM HEAVEN

Family bonds can extend outside of our families, as the story of Ken Watson shows us. Ken wanted to play Santa Claus to a special neighbor, so he found a way to do just that, even after he had passed away. See how CircleIt makes miracles like this happen for millions of users every day.

December 12, 2020

DAD SENDS FLOWERS FROM HEAVEN EVERY YEAR ON DAUGHTER’S BIRTHDAY

The bond between a father and a daughter is unbreakable. The story of Bailey Sellers and her father, Michael, shows us that even death can't break it. See how Michael kept his bond with Bailey strong, even after he was gone. CircleIt makes moments like this possible for parents and children every day.

December 2, 2020

A Heavenly Valentine's Day Surprise

Love is a forever commitment, at least for Randy and Debby Tenney. Debby's beloved husband passed away after a long battle with cancer, and she was grief-stricken. However, Randy found a way to surprise her and provide some joy. See how this wife was given the gift of a lifetime, and how CircleIt makes this possible for millions all across the globe.

February 12, 2020