Sandeep Kapoor

Sandeep Kapoor is the Founder and Managing Partner of Algo Legal and comes with over 20 years of experience in the Venture Capital space.

Sandeep’s vision for Algo Legal stemmed from his deep passion to find simple solutions for complicated legal issues through the adoption of technology and the efficiencies it brings to the legal profession. He has advised in creation of numerous tools that have reduced complexity and accelerated the on-boarding, negotiation, compliance and approval of legal transactions. As an early adopter of technology, he transformed the in-house legal practice of Sequoia in India.

His mission is for Algo Legal to leverage technology and drive innovation to provide a client-centric experience and distinct value-add.

With the pace technology is disrupting industries around India and the world, Sandeep leads a team that is highly proficient in advising the innovators and the investors across the private equity, venture capital, technology, and other internet-related business sectors.

Prior to Algo Legal, Sandeep spent 9 years at Sequoia Capital, where he was Sequoia’s first legal hire globally. He left Sequoia in 2019 as Director – Legal. His experience spans over 1,500 investment rounds, including fresh investments, follow on rounds and exits across multiple jurisdictions. Before Sequoia, Sandeep worked with Intel where he was the General Counsel South Asia for Intel Technology and Senior Attorney South Asia for Intel Capital.

Sandeep brings an extensive company and investor client base allowing the firm to leverage deep knowledge of market terms and relationships on behalf of his clients.

Key Achievements

  • Financial Times legal Awards 2018, for the Best in House Legal Team
  • Idex Legal Awards 2018- General Counsel Of The Year

Education and Qualifications

  • Alumnus of University of Delhi
  • Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration, U.K.
  • ABA Section of International Law and the International Bar Association

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