August 30, 2022                          


Intel's construction site near Columbus for its $20 billion semiconductor plant - 

only 26 miles from the Fannin family home in Lancaster, Ohio. 

This is where the "chip war" between the U.S. and China will become very real -

in Silicon Heartland.  

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Silicon Heartland Endorsements

John Chambers, JC2 Ventures / Cisco

"explores the tech innovation frontier emerging in states that were once centers of commerce but were left behind when they didn’t adapt to new technologies

Congressman Ro Khanna 

"a book that inspires hope for our future"

Jim Breyer, Breyer Capital 

"an indispensable book for founders, investors, and change-makers"

Brad Smith, Marshall University / Intuit 

"a must-read for anyone who believes that entrepreneurial success is only possible

on the coasts"

Maelle Gavet, Techstars 

"the untold story of the Rust Belt rising,

amid a wave of optimism, innovation,

and old-fashioned grit”

Check out more praise here

StartMeUP HK Community Event:

Asia's Emerging Giants

Sept. 8, 8:30-10 HKT 

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Heartland Series

September 14

Alan Patricof

Greycroft /Primetime

New York, Ohio

September 20

Scott Dorsey

High Alpha


October 5

Zach Malone

Draper Triangle/

Magarac Ventures


October 12

Scott Shane

Comeback Capital


November 2

Peter Blackshaw




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