About

Larva Labs is a mobile software company based in New York City. We make apps for iPhone, Android and the Sidekick.

Some highlights from our products include the number one paid game on Android: RetroDefense, a photo manipulation app in the overall top 50 on iPhone: PhotoTwist and some of the best selling apps of all time on Sidekick: AudioLab, KickDrum and ScreenPops. Highlights from our recent releases can be found on our blog.

If you're looking for information on our older open source projects, take a look at Generic Collections, Grid Computing Framework Starfish, disk backed map MegaMap, web based MP3 streamer Streamsicle, and cluster aware cache SwarmCache.

Matt Hall

Matt Hall / co-founder

Matt is a co-founder and partner in Larva Labs and has a degree in Computer Science and Math from the University of Toronto. He is a former and occasionally current comedian who has done sketches on Late Night with Conan O'Brian, and appeared in shows for Adult Swim on the Cartoon Network.

His favorite apps are SlideScreen and Cover Mosaic, and he's wondering why his cartoon character looks so sad.

John Watkinson

John Watkinson / co-founder

John is a co-founder and partner in Larva Labs. He has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and has almost completed a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. At Columbia, he has been working on algorithms in bioinformatics and genetics.

His favorite apps are SlideScreen, WordPops and RetroDefense.