September 12, 2022                          

"Made in America and Made in Ohio is No Longer Just A Slogan." 

President Joe Biden at the ground-breaking of Intel's $20 billion semiconductor factory complex, outside Columbus (30 miles from my hometown!), speaking with

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, who observed:  

"This marks the end of the Rust Belt and the beginnings of a Silicon Heartland."

Just one more way that the U.S. is responding to the threat of China's tech rise.

While questions swirl around the government's helping hand in getting this project, no one questions the need for the U.S. to source its own chips and rely less on Taiwan.

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Replay: Asia's Emerging Giants

Sept. 8 

Highlighting the change-makers in Asia:

Successful entrepreneurs share the same traits no matter where in the world they scale up. 

Meet Hong Kong's Mr. Metaverse and more!

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September 14

Alan Patricof

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Scott Dorsey

High Alpha


October 5

Zach Malone

Draper Triangle/

Magarac Ventures


October 12

Scott Shane

Comeback Capital


October 26

Ryan Helon

Rev1 Ventures


November 2

Pete Blackshaw




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