Samir Roy is an entrepreneur and engineer, working with various early stage companies. Scroll down to find out more about some of his projects and work experience as a serial "startup engineer".
Currently building Poonji. Learn more at poonji.io.
No‑code Algorithmic Trading Bots
Poonji is a no-code platform for creating algorithmic trading bots using visual tools to combine configurable building blocks.
Also built Endless Traffic. Learn more at /games.
Arcade Game for iPhone
Endless Traffic is a rush hour traffic frenzy arcade game for the iPhone and Apple Watch. Manage increasingly rowdy traffic during rush hour to keep the intersection clear of accidents.
games played by 3,386 players last month.
Live Fantasy Sports Game
WooHoo was a live fantasy sports experience created to play along with the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015.
Keep scrolling to learn more about Samir.
The first engineer or a senior engineer at several early-stage technology companies. Worked on product and enginnering at startups through various stages of growth, with multiple successful exits. Helped founders through accelerators and funding programs, including Shark Tank and YCombinator.
- Senior Engineer @ Benepass
(YCombinator W20, current)
- Senior Engineer @ Collage
(acquired by Foreground)
- First Engineer @ Toymail
(YCombinator W16, Shark Tank S08E17)
- Early Engineer @ Librify
(acquired by Scribd)
- Early Engineer @ Fingerprint Play
(acquired by Sandbox)
- Early Engineer @ Kloof
(acquired by American Kennel Club)
- First Engineer @ KiwiTech
(helped grow to 300+ engineers, going strong)
- Started Career @ Accenture
(worked on world's largest enterprise mobile deployment)
contributions on GitHub, in the past year.
While growing up in Delhi, wrote first program in Logo to control a turtle to draw a house, and was forever hooked! Won national coding competitions throughout high school and beat out participants from higher grades to represent India in international contests. Went on to graduate from the University of Virginia with a degree in Computer Science.
Undergraduate thesis on
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