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Working Culture

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We are a Silicon Valley startup and prize the following qualities in team members:

Reward Best Performer

  1. 1.
    We believe the best talent may not have gone to the best schools or worked for the best companies.
  2. 2.
    The resume isn’t representative of a person’s ability. Only by collaborating with someone will we know their true ability.
  3. 3.
    The best talent needs to be rewarded with the best compensation.

Fast Experimentation

  1. 1.
    We build MVPs to test user needs and pain points.
  2. 2.
    We rely on both quantitative and qualitative feedback from our users to steer product direction.
  3. 3.
    Quantitative feedback includes product and user analytics data.
  4. 4.
    Qualitative feedback includes in-depth user interviews and user testing.

Fast Execution

  1. 1.
    Do not let perfect be the enemy of the good.
  2. 2.
    Doing something is better than doing nothing.
  3. 3.
    We value people who get things done, rather than talking about or discussing it.
  4. 4.
    Starting a task is easy. Finishing is hard.

Operating Efficiency

  1. 1.
    We prize our ability in making money stretch further than other teams.
  2. 2.
    All of our products are close to operating profitability.
  3. 3.
    We rely on clear written instructions and handbooks so that knowledge is shared efficiently throughout the team.
    1. 1.
      That is why we ask our candidates to read this document.
    2. 2.
      The most suitable candidates will read this document thoroughly, and will not ask questions already answered in this document.
  4. 4.
    Operating efficiency means no office, full remote.