Why are we here?

Our mission is to build home for millions of filipinos around the world. By utilizing Artificial Intelligence technology,

Calamansi offers the trending social media topics shared by users in the Philippines and abroad to facilitate conversations,

connect people, inspire people to learn, and keep them engaged and entertained.

To get there, we have an amazing and unusual employee culture. This document is about that culture.

Like all great companies, we strive to hire the best and we value integrity,

excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration. What is special about Calamansi, though, is how much we:

encourage independent


by employees

avoid rules

are extraordinarily

candid with each other

share informationand

openly, broadly,


Always Day One

encourage independent decision-making by employees

avoid rules

are extraordinarily candid with each other

share informationand openly, broadly,deliberately

Always Day One

Our core philosophy is people over process. More specifically, we have great people working together as a dream team.

With this approach, we are a more flexible, fun, stimulating, creative, collaborative and successful organization.

What’s the culture like?

Many companies have value statements, but often these written values are vague and ignored.

The real values of a firm are shown by who gets rewarded or let go.

Below are our values, the specific behaviors and skills we care about most.

The more these values sound like you,

and describe people you want to work with, the more likely you will thrive at Calamansi.

Aim for the highest

Raise the bar. Wait for bigger gains

Challenge prevailing assumptions,

and suggest better approaches

Keep learning and growing

Take smart risks and are open to

possible failure

Be grounded & courageous

Make your own discoveries.

Dive deep into facts.

Be good at using data to inform

your intuition

You question actions inconsistent

with our values

Rapid iterations, multiple possibilities.

Be candid & Clear

Provide candid, helpful,

timely feedback to colleagues

Say you think, when it’s in the best

interest of the company, even if it is


Be accurate and forthright maintain

calm poise in stressful situations to

draw out the clearest thinking

Be open & humble

Trust yourself, trust each other.

Be willing to offer and ask for help.

Collaboration creates value.

Approach problems with the big picture in mind.

Be mindful and check your ego; stay open to different ideas.

Always Day One

Focus on results and not process.

Make decisions quickly.

Take initiative and push boundaries — there is no task too big

or too small.

Embrace change as an opportunity.

Thrive in it. Always think like Day 1.

Have long-term thinking, not near term

Dream Team

Calamansi is a high-growth startup backed by Summit Media.

Our team members have previously led a number of startups going from 0 to 1 and managed products

with tens of millions of DAU.

For calamansi, a dream team is one in which all of your colleagues are extraordinary at what they do and

are highly effective collaborators. The value and satisfaction of being on a dream team is tremendous.

Our version of the great workplace is not sushi lunches, great gyms, fancy offices, or frequent parties.

Our version of the great workplace is a dream team in pursuit of ambitious common goals, for which we spend heavily.

It is on such a team that you learn the most, perform your best work, improve the fastest, and have the most fun.

Do you have any open roles?

If our culture sounds fun and you see a way you can contribute,

don’t hesitate to email chen@calamansi.com.

We often hire for roles that aren’t formally listed, or meet people early for roles that may be open in the future.

Here are some of our current openings :

Product Marketing

Product Operation

Content Strategy Analyst

Calamansi is a joint venture of Summit Media and a group of serial Entrepreneurs with rich successful experience in Tech Industry.

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