Hypotenuse Labs

by day: a team of ex-silicon-valley software engineers specializing in web & AI.

by night: a death-metal musician, roboticist, and one-man band.

what we do

we specialize in web & AI projects lasting 2-16 weeks.

we offer software development, project planning and architecture design. we also scope & manage your project so you don’t have to.

our team hails from: Facebook, Amazon, Uber, Snapchat, and more.


Why Us?

Trusted Experience

Our entire team hails from brands like Facebook, Amazon, Uber, and Snap. Clients come to us when they need a team to deliver bulletproof products on time.


We keep you in the loop. You won’t be left wondering where your project is currently at.

We Manage Projects

No need to manage us. We work extremely well as a team internally and organize ourselves to meet your deadlines.

Made in Canada

We’re Toronto-based and very easy to reach for calls and in-person meetings.

Our Process

1. Consultation

Understand your problems and use-cases. Determine where we can deliver value. Your goals become our goals as we move forward.


2. Planning & Roadmapping

During this roadmapping phase, we collaborate with you to review your problem and use cases in-depth, mapping out a path to potential solutions. You’ll get an actionable project plan that include timeline estimates, feature specifications, and architecture designs.


3. Implementation

Execute on the design and plan documents created during the roadmapping phase. Regular check-ins and features to keep stakeholders in the loop. Iterate and test, then ship the solution to production.


4. Review & Handoff

On project completion, we give you runbooks and documentation to ensure your team isn’t left hanging. We’re available for further maintenance and questions afterward.


Core Team

We formed Hypotenuse Labs to offer our expertise while pursuing our passions in a way that other jobs won’t let us.
Anthony Zhang
Anthony Zhang
Software Engineer

12+ years of software experience.

formerly @ facebook, amazon, yelp, mozilla.

life goal: work on his 50+ hardware projects.

Matthew Reyes
Matthew Reyes
Data Scientist

all things data.

former data science @ uber, snap inc.

life goal: open a music production studio.

Calvin Chan
Calvin Chan
Software Engineer

former software eng @ amazon.

life goal: tour the world with his death metal band.



Chia Network

“Hypotenuse Labs shipped a beautiful new website in time for our IPO. Would gladly hire them for future projects in a heartbeat.”

- Bram Cohen, Creator of BitTorrent, Co-Founder @ Chia Network

Karuna Health

“Best experience I’ve ever had with an external team! Super responsive, efficient, and a blast to work with. We reached out to them for an emergency project on Friday night, and by Monday the website was done! Everything was delivered in time for our investor meetings.”

- Yasyf Mohamedali, CTO @ Karuna Health

Volley Labs

Volley’s knowledge engine™ autonomously and continuously synthesizes micro-courses, briefings and quizzes, by tracking knowledge inside and outside your enterprise as it changes.

OSIMple (YC '18)

“Working with Hypotenuse Labs was a fantastic experience. They delivered ahead of schedule, and handled unexpected complications with ease, even writing a custom library to handle difficult cases. On top of that, they were always communicative and provided easy-to-read documentation.”

- Amanda Chan, CEO/Co-Founder @ OSIMple

Various Stealth Startups

Development of critical features for high-anonymity projects.

Domains include blockchain, online payments, and social media.

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