Christilia Angelica Widjaja is the founder and CEO of Yourpay.
Christilia is a happy mom of two and is an Indonesian social entrepreneur, graduated Magna Cumlaude from Seattle University with major of Marketing and minor in Finance. Born from the third generations of a family of entrepreneurs, Christilia understands how doing businesses. -If it is done with genuine empathy- can make changes and be a way to improve the lives of many to the better.
In 2016, Christilia met with KH. Said Aqil Siraq the thoughts leaders of the Indonesian Moslem community Nahdlatul Ulama, and she learned how the Migrant Workers are facing day to day challenges, hurdles, and hiccups due to lack of financial literacy and exclusion from the financial services. Then she developed and studied about how to make the world a better place for them and to empower them to be less vulnerable through Fintech.
First getting to know the potential users up close and personal, Christilia started the R&D and initial tech developments of Yourpay in 2017, attained license in end of 2019, finally launched Yourpay in google play for the users at the first time in June 2020.
“The perspective and positioning of Yourpay is a trusted and faithful friend of the Migrant Workers. Above all, before seeing them as a traction, numbers, or user, we see them as a human, as a woman, as a mom, as a breadwinner of the family” – Christilia Angelica Widjaja, 2021.
Until April 2021 YTD, the GTV of Yourpay has been growing organically to 110 Billion IDR from 50,000 total customer base in merely 9 months after launching with zero marketing budget.