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Meet Heartland VC Comeback Capital in Ohio

Ask A VC show features Q&A and Chat with Heartland VC Scott Shane of Comeback Capital in Ohio.

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Silicon Global Online Presents

Ask A VC Anything! (Silicon Heartland series)

October 12, 4-5pm ET

Scott Shane: Managing Director, Comeback Capital

Scott has been making angel investments for nearly two decades and has direct investments in 50 portfolio companies. He is an LP and mentor at three accelerators: Acceleprise, gener8tor, and Iconyc and is a deal flow partner for Right Side Capital Management.

Comeback Capital is an early stage fund investing in high-potential companies outside the traditional hubs. It grew out of Bloomberg Beta's tours of the Rust Belt, which brought more than a dozen venture capital investors from Silicon Valley and New York to the Heartland. The first tour, in 2018, sparked the launch of a $10 million microfund, Comeback Capital. Headed by Case Western University professor Scott Shane, the fund has funneled money into more than forty tech startups, including Flint-based e-scooter and smart-charger Kuhmute. His partners include VC Phil Hagerman of SkyPoint Ventures in Flint.

Bio: Rebecca A. Fannin

Rebecca is a CNBC contributor, author of four books, and a media entrepreneur who has covered global innovation for more than 20 years. She was one of the first American journalists to write about China’s entrepreneurial boom, interviewing Jack Ma of Alibaba and Robin Li of Baidu, among others. Inspired by the entrepreneurs she met, she formed her own media and events group Silicon Dragon Ventures in 2010. Rebecca’s forward-looking and resource-rich books Silicon Dragon, Startup Asia, Tech Titans of China and her latest, Silicon Heartland, launched her as a commentator and public speaker. A guest on BBC, Bloomberg, Fox News, and NPR, and a quoted expert in the New York Times, she also has spoken at the Brookings Institution, Asia Society, and many universities including Harvard, Yale, and Oxford.

Attendees receive a 30% discount to pre-order Rebecca's new book. Click Silicon Heartland offer here and enter promo code Heartland.

About Silicon Dragon on Zoom

Silicon Dragon presents its online series. We kicked off the series in April 2020 with Bill Tai, a first investor in Zoom, and have since featured nearly 60 guests on the show. We regularly feature a VC or Tech Titan in a Q&A session. This series helps startups, strategists and investors connect and provides valuable insights into what makes them tick. Whether you're raising capital, perfecting your business model, scaling up, going for unicorn status, an IPO or M&A deal, or figuring out your Give Back strategy, don't miss this series. Register and join us online.

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