30 min

Understanding Hybrid-Remote Work & Building Trust In A Virtual Office with Rajiv Ayyangar # 179 SaaS District

    • Entrepreneurship

Rajiv Ayyangar is the Co-founder and CEO of Tandem, a desktop app for distributed teams that simulates a "virtual office”, allowing users to see who’s around, what they are working on, talk and collaborate in one click.
Rajiv studied bioengineering at Princeton and subsequently worked at Fairchild and Yahoo. He’s also a rock climbing, classical piano player and probably an expert on blind wine tasting.
In this episode we cover:
00:00 - https://byldd.com/ (Byldd - MVP Development Agency Based in New York)
01:12 - Intro
02:45 - How Did Remote/Hybrid Work Affect Tandem’s Team
04:51 - Building Tandem
06:48 - Tandem's App Changes Before Vs After COVID-19
08:31 - How Are Tandem Helping Build A Trusting Workplace
10:51 - The Secret Of The Successful Hybrid Teams
13:40 - Ways Of Working And Their Evolvement
17:47 - Tandem's Plans To Support Remote/Hybrid Work
19:27 - Trends On VR Work Space
21:09 - What SaaS Founders Should Consider Before Hiring Remotely or In Person
23:03 - Tandem in Terms of Size Today
23:35 - Rajiv’s Favorite Activity To Get Into a Flow State
23:58 - Rajiv's Piece of Advice for His 25 Years Old Self
23:53 - Rajiv's Biggest Challenges at Tandem
27:06 - Instrumental Resources for Rajiv's Success
28:30 - What Does Success Means for Rajiv Today
29:15 - Get In Touch With Rajiv



Get In Touch With Rajiv:
Rajiv's e-mail
https://twitter.com/rajivayyangar (Rajiv's Twitter)


Mentions:
https://tandem.chat/newsletter (Tandem's Newsletter)
https://www.ycombinator.com (Y Combinator)


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https://www.facebook.com/SaaSDistrictPodcast/ (Facebook)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/horizen-capital (LinkedIn)
https://www.instagram.com/saasdistrict/ (Instagram)


More About Akeel:
https://twitter.com/AkeelJabber (Twitter)
https://linkedin.com/in/akeel-jabbar (LinkedIn)
https://horizencapital.com/saas-podcast (More SaaS Podcast Sessions)
https://horizencapital.com/saas-consulting-services/ (Learn About Our SaaS Consulting)
https://horizencapital.com/how-to-value-saas-business/ (How To Value Your SaaS Company)

Rajiv Ayyangar is the Co-founder and CEO of Tandem, a desktop app for distributed teams that simulates a "virtual office”, allowing users to see who’s around, what they are working on, talk and collaborate in one click.
Rajiv studied bioengineering at Princeton and subsequently worked at Fairchild and Yahoo. He’s also a rock climbing, classical piano player and probably an expert on blind wine tasting.
In this episode we cover:
00:00 - https://byldd.com/ (Byldd - MVP Development Agency Based in New York)
01:12 - Intro
02:45 - How Did Remote/Hybrid Work Affect Tandem’s Team
04:51 - Building Tandem
06:48 - Tandem's App Changes Before Vs After COVID-19
08:31 - How Are Tandem Helping Build A Trusting Workplace
10:51 - The Secret Of The Successful Hybrid Teams
13:40 - Ways Of Working And Their Evolvement
17:47 - Tandem's Plans To Support Remote/Hybrid Work
19:27 - Trends On VR Work Space
21:09 - What SaaS Founders Should Consider Before Hiring Remotely or In Person
23:03 - Tandem in Terms of Size Today
23:35 - Rajiv’s Favorite Activity To Get Into a Flow State
23:58 - Rajiv's Piece of Advice for His 25 Years Old Self
23:53 - Rajiv's Biggest Challenges at Tandem
27:06 - Instrumental Resources for Rajiv's Success
28:30 - What Does Success Means for Rajiv Today
29:15 - Get In Touch With Rajiv



Get In Touch With Rajiv:
Rajiv's e-mail
https://twitter.com/rajivayyangar (Rajiv's Twitter)


Mentions:
https://tandem.chat/newsletter (Tandem's Newsletter)
https://www.ycombinator.com (Y Combinator)


Tag Us and Follow:
https://www.facebook.com/SaaSDistrictPodcast/ (Facebook)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/horizen-capital (LinkedIn)
https://www.instagram.com/saasdistrict/ (Instagram)


More About Akeel:
https://twitter.com/AkeelJabber (Twitter)
https://linkedin.com/in/akeel-jabbar (LinkedIn)
https://horizencapital.com/saas-podcast (More SaaS Podcast Sessions)
https://horizencapital.com/saas-consulting-services/ (Learn About Our SaaS Consulting)
https://horizencapital.com/how-to-value-saas-business/ (How To Value Your SaaS Company)

30 min