From the earliest days of the pandemic, it was clear that video chat was about to become a very hot space.

Over the previous several months investors have actually bankrolled a handful of video start-ups with particular niches, varying from always-on office surveillance to platforms that motivated a lot of mini contacts us to avoid the need for more prolonged team-wide meetings. As the pandemic wanes and plenty of startups begin to look toward hybrid workplace designs, there are others who have actually chosen to lean into accepting a fully remote workforce, a technique that may need new tools.

PingPong, a current launch from Y Combinator’s latest batch, is constructing an asynchronous video chat app for the office. We picked PingPong as one of our favorite start-ups that debuted recently.

Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.