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Build. Scale. Execute.

Aug. 29-30, 2018 | Nashville

36|86 is your chance to get insider tips and advice that will move your business forward. Hear from tech titans and serial founders who have been in your shoes, and network with the VCs and business connections you need to help you grow. Join the Southeast’s premier gathering of founders, investors and ecosystem builders!


August 29-30, 2018

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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 that offers the knowledge, connections and capital that are crucial to maintaining a competitive position in today’s globalized marketplace.

You can't afford to miss this

See the 2017 recap of A-list speakers, founders who landed early customers, investors who scouted deals and more


Speakers & Keynotes


Content (And Speakers) To Move You Forward

Hear from Fortune 500 decision-makers, global tech titans, blue-chip investors and high-growth startup successes who have been right where you are and know what it takes to get ahead

Jay Clayton

Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Mary Grove

Partner, Rise of the Rest Seed Fund

Dr. Maarten Sierhuis

Chief Technology Director, Nissan Research Center

Learn From Startup Insiders In This Intimate Environment

Don't be another number in the crowd! Space is limited to give you the chance to make the right business and VC connections you need to build, scale and execute. You can't afford to miss this!

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Festival Venues


At 5 of downtown Nashville’s hottest venues

For the first time ever, 36|86 will be a multi-track, multi-venue festival, spread across Music’s City’s most exciting hotspots: BB King’s, Wildhorse Saloon, Acme Feed & Seed and more!

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