Silicon Heartland by Rebecca A. Fannin


Silicon Heartland Buffalo

Buffalo's Tech Revolution: A Comprehensive

Discussion on New Opportunities

June 20

Bill Maggio, Managing Partner,

Lorraine Capital

Pastor James Giles, Head of Human Resources, Battery Manufacturer

Viridi Parente

Sarah Tanbakuchi, President & CEO, TechBuffalo

Marnie LaVigna, President & CEO,

Launch NY

Chris Jacobs, President, Real Estate Development Company Avalon Development and former Congressman, (R-NY)

Silicon Heartland Chicago

An Emerging Tech Belt in the Midwest

Luncheon, Roundtable Discussion

June 22

Abin Kuriakose, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, World Business Chicago

David Kaufman, Director of Global Strategies, Nixon Peabody

Rebecca Fannin, Author, Silicon Heartland

& CNBC special contributor +

Upcoming Silicon Heartland Talks

Worth Cities

Innovation & The Rising City

Charleston, S.C.

June 8

Milwaukee Tech Festival

June 27

Keynote Speaker

Wisconsin Book Festival

Madison, Wisc.

Oct 20 Speaker

Worth Reading

Can the World Make An Electric Car Battery Without China?

Great reporting by The NY Times on China's lead in EVs and batteries - an important issue for the future of tech leadership



Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont spoke about connecting Connecticut with the world in the Diplomat 2023 reception in Hartford hosted by the World Affairs Council of CT


The event drew 41 diplomats from more than 20 countries and 100 leaders from the global community. 



Midtown Manhattan as seen from the Salesforce Tower at a startup pitch event held by Israel's top-notch Technion University

Ask A VC Show

May 25, 2023

Virtual show with Q&A featuring

Tulsa's Atento Capital, which just raised a new $100 million fund. We'll ask co-founder Will Gray about the fund's strategy to invest in the middle of this country, and in what tech sectors.

May 25, 3-4pm ET

Sign Up

Registered attendees may pick up their free

Silicon Heartland book at Atento Capital in Tulsa, before the show.

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Heartland Tour 2023

March 11 - May 10

NYC to Silicon Valley and

Budding Tech Hubs

14 Author Talks & Panels

Palm Beach


Penn Wharton China Center


SXSW, Austin


City Club of Cleveland


Cambridge, MA Stop

MIT Coop to Sign Books

May 23 & Attend

MIT's symposium: Charting the Future of Production

Signed Books Here Too!

Books Inc. at The Marina, San Francisco

Compass Books

Palm Beach

Barnes & Noble,

5th Ave NYC

Elm Street Books

New Canaan

Mac's Backs, Cleveland

MIT Coop, Cambridge

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