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Jay Eum w Rebecca
CWRU team
HK team
Crowd scene
David Kaufman w Rebecca
Heartland in Lights

Silicon Dragon Heartland at CES 2023

January 5 Snapshots from our event

VC Jay Eum of GFT Ventures with Rebecca Fannin, fireside chat:

"2023 will be the year of dead unicorns."

CWRU LaunchNet team led by Bob Sopko with PhD graduate students Laura McGann and Rachel Jakes working on technology for the Human Fusion Institute

Hong Kong tech delegation led by Jacko Tsang of HKETO with Andy Wong and startup founders Kelvin Tang of PONS.ai, Ivan Lau of Pantheon Lab, and Kai Wai Kong of AI Guided

Standing Room only crowd, with lots of info exchanged and good networking

David Kaufman of Nixon Peabody with Silicon Heartland author Rebecca Fannin, founder of Silicon Dragon Ventures

Silicon Heartland in lights, thanks to CWRU

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for 2023

Members-Only Launch Previews

Silicon Heartland Book

New York City, December 8

San Francisco, November 9

Los Angeles, Soon (details to come)

Now's the Time!


Silicon Heartland

book by author and

CNBC contributor

Rebecca A. Fannin

Endorsed by

Steve Case

John Chambers

Jim Breyer

Ro Khana

Maella Gavet

and more!

Rebecca Fannin journeys back to her home in the Midwest to explore how cities and states are working to reinvent local economies. Her

unique perspective will help readers understand the entrepreneurial

communities that are working to turn cities between the coasts into

promising innovation hubs.” —Steve Case

Reviewed by

Publishers Weekly

"Packs a punch"

Launches March 7

Silicon Heartland cover

Next Ask A VC 


Heartland Series

January 25

4-5pm ET

Jackson Andrews,

Endeavor Midwest


Larry Horn, Amplify


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Book Tour

Throughout the Heartland and

Beyond Silicon Valley

Book Tour Dates 2023

In Progress

SXSW, March 11

Stamford, March 21

Morgantown, March 30

Hudson, Ohio April 3

Lancaster, Ohio April 5

Cincinnati, April 11

Cleveland, April 14

Palm Beach, May 3

Milwaukee, June 27

Madison, Wis., Oct 23

Vegas, Done! (Elvis has left the building)



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