In 2009 I co-founded a company that not only got invited to Seedcamp in London, but also received funding from the prestigious Y Combinator fund (W10). Last week my former co-founder Coen Stevens gave a nice presentation covering the design and language choices we made. The first iteration of our startup was an Analytics Suite for social games & MMOs, and we chose Ruby. After our pivot to Virtual Goods Auctions for social games we switched to Node.js and MongoDB. Read up on the ‘why’ below!