Startup Engineering

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Samiroy is a brand founded by Samir Roy, through which he releases entrepreneural work. Scroll down to find out more about the projects or learn about Samir's experience working with various early stage companies as a serial "startup engineer".

Currently building Poonji. Learn more at

No‑code Algorithmic Trading Bots

Poonji is a no-code platform for creating algorithmic trading bots using visual tools to combine configurable building blocks.

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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.

Download on the App Store

games played by 3,386 players last month.

Woohoo Shield

Live Fantasy Sports Game

WooHoo was a live fantasy sports experience created to play along with the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015.

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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
non‑photorealistic rendering:
Style Spheres

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Open Source

This website is open source. You can find the source code at It is built using awesome open source technologies including Typescript, React, & Gatsby, and is hosted on Vercel.

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