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Exploring firebase

A new year, new adventures… As we do every few months, once again we find ourselves asking the question “is there a new meteor?” In many ways meteor was the basis for superlumen. In the beginning we met through the meteor community, and it’s...

Lessons from parse.com

Yesterday parse.com announced that they’re closing down. Tough for their customers. We were considering using parse just a couple of days ago. Now glad that we didn’t, would have been embarrassing to go back to a client three days later and say that...

January and -7 Cº in Berlin

Callum is back from Africa, I’m back from Breslau, and Luis has just been enjoying time with his newborn Nele now around 5 or 6 weeks. Looks like an amazing designer from France, Maud, will be joining our core team. So minus 7 degrees, and things look good. A...

Christmas is Drawing Near

Oh, Christmas is drawing near, And then I shall have money; I’ll save it up, and, box and all, I’ll give it to my honey. Plenty going on the week before we shut down European style for a Christmas break. A nice little expanding team of  developers and...

The Meteor HQ

Stopped by the head office of the great and fabulous folks at Meteor on 10th Street. Nice. Lunch for cast and crew, rooms to crash out in, yoga on the roof, and of course space and light to hack and be creative. Nick Coe gave me the grand tour, which was much...

Another brush with German bureaucracy

Is it just me, or is setting up a startup in Berlin a very unagile experience? Third time at the bank for another round of signatures for this or that missing. It seems like hundreds of signatures so far, pages and pages of forest massacred in the name of what,...

Berlin office

First day in the new Berlin office today. We’re in a great space at Velt Studios, Urbanstr 71. Drop by, we have unlimited coffee waiting for you…

Meteor hackathon Berlin

superlumen is delighted to be organising the Berlin leg of the global Meteor hackathon. The tickets are available now: Get your ticket now Space is limited, so we’re asking for a €10 deposit which for the first 25 bookings will be refunded on the...