Samir Roy runs an incubator that specializes in the creation and launch of captivating consumer-oriented product innovations built on cutting-edge technologies.


Samir is an entrepreneur and has been a senior engineering leader at several early-stage technology companies. He has worked on product and engineering at startups through various stages of growth and helped founders navigate acquisitions, fund raising, and accelerators, including Shark Tank and YCombinator.

  • Consulting Engineer @ Benepass
    (YCombinator W20)
  • Engineering Lead @ Collage
    ($80M yearly revenue, acquired by Foreground)
  • Head of Engineering @ Toymail
    (founding engineer, YCombinator W16, Shark Tank S08E17)
  • Founder @ WooHoo
    (live fantasy sports platform, acquired by TransStadia)
  • VP Engineering @ KiwiTech
    (founding engineer, helped grow from 0 to 300+ engineers)
  • Consulting Engineer @ Fingerprint Play
    (acquired by Sandbox)
  • Lead Engineer @ Librify
    (acquired by Scribd)
  • Lead Engineer @ Kloof
    (acquired by American Kennel Club)
  • Started Career @ Accenture
    (worked on world's largest enterprise mobile deployment)

contributions on GitHub and counting


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.

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