People

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Rishi Kothari

Uni:

UWaterloo SYDE '29

How I know them:

hack club, twitter, uwstartups

What do they do:

Startup things, working on Arterial (taking gap year) last I checked.

Ivan Yevenko

Uni:

UWaterloo TRON '25

How I know them:

twitter, uwstartups, ai-agent hackathon

What do they do:

Builds cool stuff with LLMs.

Fayd

Uni:

UWaterloo SE '28

How I know them:

hack club

What do they do:

Hackathons!!! Taking gap year to do them lol.

Sam Poder

Uni:

UC Berkeley '27

How I know them:

hack club

What do they do:

Hackathons!!!

Sohil

Uni:

UWaterloo SYDE '28

How I know them:

hack club, uwstartups

What do they do:

Startup: Nowadays; organizes events.

Matt Stokes

Uni:

UWaterloo TRON '28

How I know them:

twitter, sju, uwstartups

What do they do:

Works on prosthetics; S4, so going on coop soon.

Brayden Petersen

Uni:

UWaterloo SYDE

How I know them:

uwstartups

What do they do:

Loves walkable cities.

Claire Wang

Uni:

MIT EECS

How I know them:

hack club

What do they do:

Loves walkable cities.

Rajan Agarwal

Uni:

UWaterloo SE '28

How I know them:

hack club, uwstartups

What do they do:

builds lots of cool stuff

Anson Yu

Uni:

UWaterloo SYDE '25

How I know them:

uwstartups, awesome website

What do they do:

builds lots of cool stuff, recently: raytracinginoneweekend

Calder White

Uni:

UWaterloo CS '25

How I know them:

Socratica

What do they do:

building grt (quant), loves rust, prev built 3d engine,

HudZah

Uni:

UWaterloo Math '26

How I know them:

Socratica, AI Agent Hackathon

What do they do:

growing plants hydroponically, does ai stuff, does socratica stuff. Fun to talk to, asks great questions.

Julian Baxendale

Uni:

UWaterloo Mech '28

How I know them:

SJU

What do they do:

"aesthetic and functional design", convinced him to come to Socratica. Asks good questions.

Rooz

Uni:

UWaterloo CE '28

How I know them:

my class

What do they do:

does lots of fullstack, watonomous, hackathons

Steven Gong

Uni:

UWaterloo SE '26

How I know them:

Found on Twitter, Rooz said hella chill.

What do they do:

super into robotics, watonomous, "deep-tech". Built, researched cool stuff. Ideas match.

James Lin

Uni:

McMaster CS (dropped out)

How I know them:

Found on Twitter, Brian Machado said cool guy.

What do they do:

Building a hacker house for biotech in SF.

Brian Machado

Uni:

UWaterloo TRON '25

How I know them:

AI Agent hackathon.

What do they do:

Building tools for engineering using LLMs, prev built robots n stuff. Cracked af.

Clayton Haight

Uni:

UWaterloo TRON '24

How I know them:

Through Brian+Ivan

What do they do:

Robotics, building smth like Mobile Aloha (stanford) for their capstone project.

Ethan Childerhose

Uni:

UWaterloo TRON '24

How I know them:

Through Brian+Ivan+Clayton

What do they do:

Robotics, building smth like Mobile Aloha (stanford) for their capstone project.

James Hill-Khurana

Uni:

UWaterloo Phil+CogSci (dropped out)

How I know them:

Twitter

What do they do:

Working on SFCompute, been doing startupsn and interesting things for a while.

Sunnie Kapar

Uni:

UWaterloo CE '28

How I know them:

my class

What do they do:

Superb designer, fun guy.

Krish Patel

Uni:

UWaterloo CE '28

How I know them:

my class

What do they do:

Fun+smart guy. Interesting vibes. Curious. Firmware.

Guhan Iyer

Uni:

UWaterloo CE '28

How I know them:

my class

What do they do:

Does Firmware. Builds stuff. Interesting guy.

Rahul Kumar

Uni:

UWaterloo CE '28

How I know them:

my class

What do they do:

Does lots of diff stuff; AI, Three.js, full-stack, competetive-prog god.