Startup Culture Has Gone Mainstream
You know where you need to go; 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival is on your fast track to success. It’s a must-attend for entrepreneurs at any stage to tap into the resources they need to grow.
Against the exciting backdrop of downtown Nashville, Tennessee, thought leaders nationwide convene for this two-day, high-impact event to tap into the resources, knowledge, connections and capital that are crucial to maintaining and expanding a competitive position in today’s globalized marketplace.
Content (And Speakers) To Move You Forward
The 2017 lineup featured Fortune 500 decision-makers, global tech titans, blue-chip investors and high-growth startup successes, such as:
- AOL Cofounder Steve Case
- Walmart CTO Jeremy King
- Sen. Bill Frist, MD
- FedEx CEO Fred Smith
- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam
- Karen Kerr, Executive Managing Director of GE Ventures
- Derrick Morgan, Impact Investor and Tennessee Titan
- Techstars EIR Chris Heivly
- Victoria Fram, Cofounder & Managing Director of VilCap Investments, LLC
- UPGRADED Founder & CEO Sandy Khaund
- Tim Hayden, Cofounder & Managing Director of Stadia Ventures
- And so many more
If you think this was a strong lineup, just wait until you see what’s in store for 2018–full festival agenda coming soon!
Build, Scale, Execute − From Wherever You Are
36|86 offers customized tracks for entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem builders with high-impact, immediately actionable programming to help them grow.
Expect a heavy dose of the entrepreneur-focused growth workshops you loved in 2017, like quick ways to dodge a growth stall, how to use Rockefeller Habits to be a more effective CEO, winning the inbox with smarter email marketing and the foolproof formula to product-market fit.
Other program highlights from 2017 include
- Why Corporate VC Is A Startup’s Secret Weapon
- Surprising Trends in Sports Tech
- Leveraging Geography As A Growth Asset
- How to Maximize Unfair Advantages in Diversity
Plus we brought you industry-specific content like How the 3D-Printed Car Can Redefine Manufacturing; VIP-only events; live AMAs with Techstars, Slack and Sen. Bill Frist, MD; women investing in women networking events and so much more.
For 2018 you’ll get compelling keynotes, hands-on panel sessions and real-time events like Reverse Pitch to help you tackle all aspects of growing a business, from how to build a go-to-market strategy and scale a sales organization, to executing on your mission Every. Single. Day.
Full festival agenda coming soon!
Hot New Venues For 2018!
Downtown Nashville’s hottest locales will host 2018’s multi-track, multi-venue festival. Think BB King’s, Wildhorse Saloon, Acme Feed & Seed and more of Music City’s best.
Plus, for the first time ever, the 36|86 VIP Afterparty is at Nashville’s favorite outdoor music festival, Live On The Green. With exclusive backstage access you won’t want to miss!
INVESTORS AT 36|86
Find The Venture Capital You Need
In 2017, 36|86 attracted investors from 102 firms across the country. More than a third of all attendees were investors looking for their next big deal. These capital partners consistently rank 36|86 among their favorite opportunities for meaningful networking with potential new investments. Join us in August and find out why!