People

Passionate about open source and dedicated to drive the adoption of Flarum forward, we have decided to band together under Blomstra. So that a reliable partner exists for communities that require excellence, consistency and reliability in design, development and hosting.

  • Daniël Klabbers

    Daniël Klabbers [email protected]

    Longest serving Flarum team member turned project manager and foundation chairman. Years of experience in the hosting market. Wields business areas like a swiss army knife.

  • Meezaan

    Meezaan-ud-Din Abdu Dhil-Jalali Wal-Ikram

    Mastermind of scalable architecture with a proven record of optimizing high traffic communities in the cloud. Knowledgeable in not just tech, but organisational matters as well.

  • Ian Morland

    Ian Morland

    Respected extension developer responsible for many of the releases of the Friends of Flarum team. Skilled in many areas including devops, backend and frontend development.

  • Bart van Bragt

    Bart van Bragt

    Owner of the 100+ million post Dutch equine community Bokt, taking on all technical roles for over a decade. Optimizing servers, database queries and forums is his pastime.

  • David Wheatley

    David Wheatley

    Highly respected Flarum core team member who has been fundamental for many improvements to the Javascript frontend. Now autonomously builds and extends features for clients in both front- and backend.

  • Sami Mazouz

    Sami Mazouz

    Most recent lead core developer for the Flarum project, Sami is a force to reckon with. Fresh out of college, his passion for Flarum can continue in his work for clients in every layer of their communities.

Story

  • 2019
    After having set up the Flarum Foundation, it became evident that sustainable development requires a certain level of outside financial commitment. A company that acts as companion to the Foundation - with the imminent stable release - quickly is made a priority.
  • 2020
    With previous experience in the hosting industry and increasing interest from communities to scale based on their success, the choice to create a managed Flarum hosting service is quickly made. Having gathered a team of experts, preparations started.
  • January 8th 2021
    The Limited company Blomstra is registered in the United Kingdom. A roadmap to deploy the first communities is discussed and zealously worked on.
  • March 2021
    On-boarded the first private beta community running in full production mode.
  • August 2021
    Due to the increase in request for qualitative and reliable development for Flarum we decided to start offering this as a service.
  • October 4th 2021
    Our managed Flarum platform opens up to the public.
  • 2022
    A reliable partner for scalable, managed Flarum hosting to 12 communities.