Entrepreneurial Conference and News Coverage


There’s nothing like 36|86. This one-of-a-kind experience brings together disruptors, founders and creators of cutting-edge innovations for the Southeast’s premier technology and entrepreneurial event.

Network Tennessee style. Enjoy ample opportunities to start conversations with peers, investors and high-net-worth individuals. Choose from workshops, coffee breaks and after-hours parties to network in your preferred setting. Stroll through “Village 36” and meet the founders of the next great Southern start-up. Or, if you’re looking for funding, meet one of the 150 active investors who’ll be looking for companies that deliver.

Check out our all-star lineup. The agenda includes decision-makers from Fortune 500 companies, global tech titans and high-growth start-ups. 2017 included insight from A-list speakers such as Steve Case, Walmart CTO Jeremy King, Sen. Bill Frist, MD and FedEx CEO Fred Smith. 

36|86 is powered by Launch Tennessee, a public-private partnership that fosters entrepreneurship and works to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the country

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Over 100 investment firms will attend the 36:86 conference in June 2017
  • During 2017, there will be over 350 national stories on Tennessee entrepreneurial activity

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