Silicon Valley is over, says Silicon Valley

A dozen and more venture capitalist from Silicon Valley took a three-day bus trip through the Midwest, with stops in Youngstown and Akron, Ohio; Detroit and Flint, Mich.; and South Bend, Ind. It was a chance for Silicon Valley investors to meet local officials and look for promising start-ups in overlooked areas of the country. By the end of the tour, the coastal elites had caught the 'heartland bug'.

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