Suraj Kapoor


Director of Product @Lerer Ventures, Self-taught Python Coder


  1. The "Many Hats" Draw of Working at a Startup

    There has been a rise of an entrepreneur friendly tech ecosystem but I don't believe that is why we are seeing more startups. One of the underlying notions of modern capitalism is the division of labor. Our economy is more efficient when each of us specializes in one skill, and…

    on general musings

  2. A Product That Changed My Life

    A few products have changed my life but there is one that surpasses the obvious - Facebook, Google, YouTube, etc... "What is this amazing product then?!" Sleep Cycle is a mobile app that does two things - (1) It wakes you in your lightest sleep state (2) It measures your…

    on general musings

  3. Paying It Forward

    Yesterday, a stranger helped me out. Why? In her own words, she believed in karma. After helping me, she insisted that I “pay it forward.” We’ve all seen online examples of strangers embracing other people’s needs and I’m wondering if, we all started to do just a…

    on general musings

  4. Why I'm Learning to Code...

    About 10 months ago I didn’t know what “code” was. I knew we needed it for sites and software to function and the world to continue to turn, but I didn’t know what it actually was, how and why it worked? It seemed like magic fairy dust sprinkled…

    on general musings, programming