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Accelerating Innovation: How TestFirst and Xignature's Collaboration Is Redefining Testing and Legalization

Accelerating Innovation: How TestFirst and Xignature's Collaboration Is Redefining Testing and Legalization

In the fast-paced world of technology, collaboration between innovative startups can lead to groundbreaking solutions that address real-world challenges. One impact collaboration is between GIA (Global Innovation Alliance) Jakarta Program Batch 8 startup TestFirst and Xignature, two dynamic companies with a shared vision for efficiency and innovation. Let's delve into how this partnership has not only streamlined testing processes but has also paved the way for enhanced document legalization.

About Xignature

Xignature is a digital signature company aims to revolutionized individuals, companies, and organization to legalize documents. Trusted by the Indonesian government and holder of the highest electronic certification developer accreditation, Xignature is a digital signature company with a mission. Backed by the expertise of PT Digital Tandatangan Asli and its team of fintech and startup veterans, Xignature simplifies document legalization for individuals and organizations, delivering secure and reliable solutions for all.

About TestFirst QA

TestFirst is an online QA platform that offers end-to-end test management and no-code test automation, providing small and medium businesses access to QA capabilities, which speeds up launches, reduces testing cost while increasing quality of builds. TestFirst consists of 2 state-of-the-art systems: TestFirst Automate and TestFirst Manage. Its AI-powered, multilingual TestFirst Automate lets you write tests in any language with ease, while cloud-based TestFirst Manage keeps your projects organized and insights at your fingertips. Say goodbye to tedious testing, hello to efficiency and effortless quality control.

The Partnership

Meeting of Minds

The genesis of the collaboration can be traced back to the In-Person components of GIA Jakarta Batch 8 on October 31st, 2023, where Xignature and Bugra Kara, the founder of TestFirst, first crossed paths. Recognizing the potential synergies between their offerings, the CTO of Xignature, Pak Faizal, and Bugra Kara initiated discussions that would soon evolve into a transformative pilot project.

The Pilot Project

The pilot project, initiated on November 6th, 2023, and concluding on January 31st, 2024, became the testing ground for integrating TestFirst's platform into Xignature's workflow. The collaboration aimed to address the time-consuming process of creating test cases, conducting tests, collecting feedback, and generating reports for websites, applications, and APIs.

Pak Faizal and Bugra Kara recognized a common pain point in the industry – the prolonged process of manual testing. With TestFirst's AI-powered TestFirst Automate, Xignature significantly shortened the time required for test case creation, execution, and report generation. What used to take weeks was now accomplished in a mere 1-3 days, depending on the complexity of the task at hand.

For Xignature, this collaboration translated into accelerated product launches. The efficient testing process enabled by TestFirst allowed Xignature to roll out new features and updated apps faster than the initially projected timeline. This newfound agility in development is a crucial competitive advantage in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

On the flip side, TestFirst leveraged the collaboration to penetrate the Indonesian market. Through Xignature's extensive test cases, TestFirst gained essential data and insights into user behavior in Indonesia. This information not only helped them understand the Indonesian market better but also allowed them to recalibrate their pricing strategy and introduce new features, including multi-language support.

The collaboration between TestFirst and Xignature exemplifies the power of partnership in driving innovation and efficiency. By addressing common pain points and leveraging each other's strengths, these startups have not only enhanced their individual offerings but have also opened new avenues for growth and exploration in the tech landscape. Overall, joining the GIA Jakarta acceleration Program offers startups a multifaceted opportunity to grow, innovate, and establish themselves in the competitive startup ecosystem. The experiences of TestFirst and Xignature highlight the tangible benefits of such programs, ranging from networking and market exploration to agile development and strategic partnerships.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Access to Industry Experts: The GIA Jakarta acceleration program provides startups with access to a pool of industry experts and mentors. For Xignature and TestFirst, the discussions between Pak Faizal (CTO of Xignature) and Bugra Kara (Founder of TestFirst) paved the way for a collaborative pilot project. Expert guidance fosters strategic decisions and problem-solving, enhancing the startups' overall capabilities.

  2. Efficient Pilot Projects: The program facilitates the execution of pilot projects, allowing startups to test and refine their solutions in real-world scenarios. For TestFirst and Xignature, the pilot project streamlined testing processes and led to innovations in both their products. This hands-on experience accelerates product development and market readiness.

  3. Acceleration of Market Entry: The program accelerates market entry for startups by providing them with the necessary tools and connections. For TestFirst QA, the collaboration with Xignature not only opened doors to the Indonesian market but also facilitated a quicker understanding of user behavior. This accelerated market entry is crucial for startups aiming for rapid growth.

How Plug and Play Can Help

Plug and Play is the ultimate innovation platform, bringing together the best startups and the world’s largest corporations. Collaborating with startups is a great source of inspiration and innovation, but it can also be a challenge at times. Let us show you how to adopt the concept of open innovation to help your business succeed.


TestFirst is part of our GIA Jakarta Acceleration Program Batch 8 which seeks to help Singaporean startups expand their market reach to the largest emerging market economies in Southeast Asia.

The GIA is an initiative of Enterprise Singapore (ESG), in partnership with IMDA. Comprising a network of Singapore and overseas partners in major innovation hubs and key demand markets, GIA programs focus on technology and innovation. Plug and Play is Singapore’s GIA Partner in Jakarta and Manila.

Find out more about our GIA programs here.


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