Pillar Technology brings Silicon Valley to Jefferson – media links

Pillar Technology’s Linc Kroeger invited IT business execs to Jefferson on December 8 to see the plans for The Forge -Jefferson renovation in downtown Jefferson and share ideas for bringing more technology jobs to Jefferson and potentially other rural communities.  Here are various media coverage from this historical event.

Silicon execs tell of their plans for Jefferson – Greene County News Online – Dec. 10, 2018

Silicon Valley is betting on one Iowa town’s efforts to bring tech jobs to rural America – Des Moines Register, Dec. 10, 2018

Silicon Valley, California meets Jefferson, Iowa – Raccoon Valley Radio, Dec. 10, 2018

Ben Sands of Costanoa Ventures Twitter post – Dec. 8, 2018

Silicon Valley is betting on one Iowa town’s efforts to bring tech jobs to rural America – Des Moines Register article in USA Today Dec. 10, 2018

California US Congressman supports Jefferson model – Raccoon Valley Radio, Dec. 12, 2018

Rebooting Rural Iowa – Jefferson Herald, Dec. 12, 2018

Nerd Herd will be ready when jobs come – Jefferson Herald, Dec. 12, 2018

Rural America counting on us – Jefferson Herald, Dec. 12, 2018

Khanna bringing revolution to you – Jefferson Herald, Dec. 12, 2018

Silicon Valley in Iowa: Congressman’s fight for technology jobs. The Guardian Dec. 16, 2018

Why Big Tech Congressman is Betting on Iowa . Christian Science Monitor Dec. 19, 2018

Spread the Digital Wealth – by Congressman Ro Khanna for New York Times Opinion page Dec. 30, 2018

City View reprint of Doug Burns article on Ro Khanna  Jan. 2, 2019

Bringing tech careers, not just jobs, to rural America   Working Nation, Jan. 3, 2019

YouTube video of Dec. 8 speeches in Jefferson, IA.

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