Before Silicon Valley became the tech mecca it is today, it was just a blip on the map.

A small town in the middle of California.

Many of those who invested in its success became multimillionaires (and even billionaires).

So on today’s episode of The Banyan Edge Podcast, Amber Lancaster and I chat about how the arrival of Johnson & Johnson transformed her small town of Piscataway, New Jersey, in the ‘60s…

How three Silicon Valley companies made massive profits in just five years, forever changing the landscape of the region…

And how you can invest in the next “small-town boom” happening in the Midwest.

(Or read a transcript.)


🔥Hot Topics in Today’s Podcast:

  • How Johnson & Johnson’s investments helped make Piscataway, New Jersey, “one of the best places to live in the U.S.” (And how this affected J&J’s stock price.) [1:10]
  • The U.S. government is reportedly investing $1.4 trillion into small towns across the nation. [8:15]
  • Fifty years ago, Silicon Valley was just a small town that made it big — with these three companies profiting up to 3,500% in just five years. [9:45]
  • The biggest investors in the world (even Wall Street) are paying attention to this Ohio town. [11:00]

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Regards,Charles Sizemore's SignatureCharles SizemoreChief Editor, The Banyan Edge