February 20, 2023                                    www.SiliconDragonventures.com

Silicon Heartland Author

On the Media Tour

Interviewed by NBC anchor and reporter

Scott McGrew on his weekly business and tech show Press:Here.

Made the point that the rise of the Rust Belt to a Tech Belt is a counter to China's increased technology challenges to the U.S., and a build back from jobs lost to China. The pandemic was a turning point for the region to fulfill its potential. Now new talent, investment, lifestyle benefits, and government spending are catalysts.

Silicon Heartland launches March 7 with a positive outlook about a Middle America reboot, boosting the nation to greater heights.

You can pre-order the book now.

Rebecca Fannin interviewed on TV about China-US Chip Dispute

On CGTN, interviewed about the US-China Chip Dispute. Made the point that the U.S. is investing big-time in building up its semiconductor production such as the new Intel plant in Ohio as China races to make advancements in this critical field.

Innovation +

US bike manufacturer moves production from China to Michigan. Interviewed by innovation podcaster James Barrood on this move by Vela Bikes CEO Justin Kosmides. It's part of this Heartland rising trend.

AskAVC show: Elevate Ventures' Toph Day makes the case for Indiana

Elevate Ventures' VC Toph Day makes the case for Indiana as an innovation hub, on my AskAVC show. Check out who's next in our

Silicon Heartland online series.

AskAVC online shows


Refinery Ventures

Managing Partner Tim Schigel

February 23



CEO Ray Leach

March 2

Revolution/ Rise of the Rest

Chairman & CEO Steve Case

March 7

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VC Jim Breyer

Silicon Heartland author Rebecca Fannin chats with Jim Breyer

at SXSW 2023

March 11, 10am

& Visits

Midwest House

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Heartland Road Trip Tour 2023 +

Morgantown, WVU March 30

Pittsburgh, March 31

Carnegie Mellon University 11am

Hudson, Ohio April 3

Lancaster, Ohio April 5

Cincinnati April 11

Purdue University

April 12

Cleveland April 14

Milwaukee June 27

Chicago June 22 /

July 13-14

Madison, Wisc.

Oct 19-22


Fly-in stops: NYC, Stamford, SF,

Boston, Palm Beach

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