reflections

No company could meet my bar for culture, till…

My love-hate relationship with Indonesia If you knew me well, you’d know that behind my bubbly self lies an over-critical and over-thinking person who...
Hillary Buntara
3 min read

Thoughts on mentors

As a natural introvert, my mum sought ways of ensuring I could excel nonetheless.  She over strategised and over planned for every situation she...
Moses Lo
3 min read

To the women I’ve been before

We need more women in tech, women in management and women in leadership positions. At Xendit, I am proud to say we overindex on...
Tessa Wijaya
6 min read

The argument for a trial day

Xendit has a distinctly unique and purposeful hiring process.  We have all candidates do trial day(s) where they spend 1-5 days (depending on seniority)...
Moses Lo
3 min read

To the man I want to be when I…

Rob, The world lost one of its best this week.  Unfortunately, the Xendit fam have been feeling mortality in too many ways lately, and...
Moses Lo
4 min read

Building culture in a scaling org

Context Over the past 3 years, we’ve gone from 15 to 170.  We thrived to date because we were willing to fight hard for...
Moses Lo
6 min read

Joining the next unicorn

Question: How to network and get to know startups that are amazing (<100 ppl, Series A/B, product/market fit, pre hypergrowth with good culture) I’ve...
Moses Lo
8 min read

Learnings from YC Growth

Throughout the past month at YCG, the thread that seem to bound some of the best performing companies was what the founders had learnt...
Moses Lo
6 min read

Skyhook wireless lessons

Note the above is from class with Toby Stuart and Rob Chandra at Berkeley.  The wisdom is theirs so thank them if you bump...
Moses Lo
3 min read

Fleeing the McKinsey trap [or insert brand name firm]

Keep personal burn rate low Take risks when you’re poor Justin Kan I have a friend who dreamed of starting something whilst still at...
Moses Lo
4 min read