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Here’s one way to boot tech bros out of Silicon Valley.

Three former Google employees are hoping that $10,000 is sufficient incentive to get techie residents the hell out of San Francisco.

For a monthly rate, the San Jose, California-based company, MainStreet, helps smaller tech companies identify and manage employees who are open to leaving the Bay Area and working remotely.

“We want to make it possible to have a great career and not be pulled into a certain geographic area,” MainStreet co-founder Dan Lindquist, a self-described “somewhat disaffected Bay Area resident” tells The Mercury News.

MainStreet trains those willing to leave to do video conferences, and then places them in a WeWork-like communal office alongside other remote workers.

The setup makes it so that companies don’t have to spend as much on their workers, and workers don’t have to spend as much on their housing. Also, for the time being, they get $10,000 — after a year on the job.

Last year, more than 58% of tech workers in San Francisco agreed that “the rising cost of living has forced me to delay starting a family,” according to a survey conducted by Blind. And although average yearly tech salaries in the Bay Area are around a whopping $142,000 — according to a report by the website Hired — the median price of a home is around $900,000, Business Insider reported. That’s more than four times the national average.

The startup launched Tuesday and claims its strategy is already working.

“It’s been an easy sell,” says co-founder Doug Ludlow. In the long term, MainStreet hopes to work less on relocating and more on connecting workers in smaller cities and suburbs with Silicon Valley-based finance, law or tech businesses.

The founders say in a blog post that their aim is to create jobs in suburban and rural communities, although their whole business sounds like a great way to further isolate workers. Previous studies have found remote workers are more disengaged and likely to quit. But then, the traditional 9-to-5 job is quickly dying.

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