Osmosis: Eric Herbrandson / Playmaker

Some unexpected lessons learned from building a mildly successful iOS app that likely don't apply to your app directly, but may get you thinking about your app differently

w/ Eric Herbrandson


About Playmaker:


Will make almost as much $$$ this year as my wife does being a teacher

13K unique users last month

Users average 45 minutes using the app per sitting



ASU drop out (jazz performance)

First programming gig was MS Access (VBA FTW!)

Wrote IPC layer for League Of Legends

Did Android port for Golfshot (very successful golf gps app)

Launched a failed music startup Scratch Audio (think GarageBand meets Google Docs)

Day gig - electron microscope software

Developer of Playmaker (moderately successful iOS app for flag and tackle football coaches)

Pizzas will be sponsored by Dezapp!


Osmosis is our recurring series of Talks, Workshops, etc in which we try to promote the saturation of information molecules through the semi-permeable membrane surrounding your brain!

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  • Wes C.

    Great speaker. Entertaining and insightful.

    October 3, 2013

  • Adrian

    I'm sorry, I'm sick so I cannot attend today.

    October 3, 2013

    • Ben R.

      No worries. Get better soon!

      October 3, 2013

  • Ben R.

    FYI, We've been experiencing issues with the doors and elevator of the building being locked due to construction, etc. so if you find yourself stuck downstairs, just give me a call at[masked] and we can get you in! See you tonight!

    October 3, 2013

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