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Elena Kelareva is a Xoogler software engineer/product manager-cum-social enterprise founder.  She is trying to bring tech jobs and tech-enablement to a largely-overlooked agricultural and coal region in Victoria, Australia. Hear about her first year in operation, the challenges, pivots she’s made, and the progress she sees, going forward.

References from the show:

  • References from her work
    • Gipps Tech: https://gipps.tech
    • Study showing Tech engagement leads to higher exports, more job creation: https://www2.deloitte.com/au/en/pages/economics/articles/connected-small-businesses-google.html
    • Deadly Gippsland: https://deadlygippsland.com.au
    • Binary Shift: https://binaryshift.io
    • Startupgippsland.com.au
  • Book recommendations
    • Turn the Ship Around! A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders by L. David Marquet: https://g.co/kgs/u3SmR2
    • The Lean Startup by Eric Ries: https://g.co/kgs/b4Y5vs
    • Zero to One by Blake Masters: https://g.co/kgs/Q3YnbR
    • Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days by Jake Knapp: https://g.co/kgs/jqRiy3
  • Connect on social media:
    • https://www.facebook.com/gippstech
    • https://www.facebook.com/binaryshiftconf
    • https://twitter.com/binaryshiftconf
    • https://twitter.com/gippstech
    • https://twitter.com/flying_feline
    • https://www.facebook.com/elena.kelareva

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