Tech company TangoMe Inc. opens an office in Ukraine
TangoMe Inc., an American IT company, one of the top 3 streaming services in the Western market, opens an office and builds a team in Ukraine. As representatives of Tango told AIN.UA, the company has been recruiting people in the Ukrainian team for three months. Kyiv’s office already employs 20 people, and by the end of 2022, the company plans to expand its staff to 150-200 people.
The US-based company TangoMe Inc. entered the market in 2009 with its first product, a messenger. Today the company is developing a streaming platform, Tango. The application has over 400 million downloads and 10 million active users.
The target audience of the Tango platform is singers, musicians, artists, artists, gamers, athletes. The platform is one of the top 3 streaming services in the Western market.
Investors include Alibaba, Access Industries, and one of the co-founders of Zoom. The company has offices in California, Limassol, Tel Aviv, Minsk, and St. Petersburg. In 2021, TangoMe Inc. opened an office in Kyiv. Also, it plans to launch an R&D center in Vinnytsa.
Office in Kyiv
Tango has been recruiting for the Ukrainian team for three months. The Kyiv office now has 20 people, including the vice president of R&D, developers (Java, iOS, Android), QA engineers, a marketing specialist, a Data Science team, business analysts, and product managers.
The company plans to hire engineers and developers. The number of employees in the Kyiv office is expected to reach 150-200 people by the end of 2022. The company now has over 35 available positions.
“Ukraine has attracted attention not only because of its geography and not only as an outsourcing site. We like local specialists: their professional and personal qualities. We have already seen that Ukrainians also have creativity, which we are looking for in people all over the world,” said AIN.UA TangoMe’s representative.
There are currently three openings in the Kyiv office:
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The company says that each team member is an essential partner in creating the product. TangoMe has a stock option program. TangoMe provides stock options to all employees based on employee rank and contribution.
“Stock options increase based on employee performance. As soon as the company goes public, all employees will be able to exercise their options and sell their shares. In our opinion, this works better than any motivational program,” the company said.