36|86 is the Southeast’s premier technology event for entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders from across the country. It showcases promising growth-stage startups innovating in traditional industries and positioning the region to lead the country’s next wave of entrepreneurship.
Named for the longitudinal coordinates of Nashville, 36|86 represents a future for Southeastern entrepreneurship with Tennessee as the economic nucleus. It’s the summer’s can’t-miss opportunity for incredible founders, proven business leaders, strategic investors and corporate partners to plug into the regional ecosystem and leverage it to fast-track growth.
Meet us in Nashville for four days of exciting new ideas on entrepreneurship! Hear from A-list speakers such as Steve Case, Sen. Bill Frist, MD, and FedEx CEO Fred Smith; get the unique perspective of VCs such as GE Ventures and Village Capital; and meet your fill of hot chicken, Tennessee whiskey, honky tonks and more!
Powered by Launch Tennessee, a public-private partnership that fosters entrepreneurship, with the goal of making Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the country.