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3686 Conference Announces “Village 36” Companies Heading to the Center of Entrepreneurship and Southern Culture in Nashville, June 8-10

Nashville, Tenn., May 6, 2015 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announces the full roster of selected startup companies participating at 36|86 next month. 23 newly announced startups round out the roster of 34 inclusive of the 9 winners of the 36|86 Southern Series announced last month. The following companies will access hundreds of investors, experienced entrepreneurs, media and more with $36,000 going to the winner.

Tickets still remain for 36|86, where all attendees will receive access to nearly two full days of high-quality programming as well as some of the best southern cuisine and spirits – featuring Edley’s BBQ, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken and Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery. Attendees will also have access to evening concerts featuring bands procured by AC Entertainment, the co-producers of Bonnaroo and 36|86 Entertainment Partner.

“We have an outstanding slate of companies that illustrate why there is a 40% increase in venture investment in the southeast over the past year,” says LaunchTN CEO Charlie Brock. “We can’t wait for them to showcase their early success to hundreds of investors, experienced entrepreneurs, media and others who will enjoy this exciting event of southern culture and entrepreneurship. 36|86 will be unparalleled in its value and experience for all of our guests.”

The selected 34 startups represent seven southern states plus the District of Columbia, span 17 industry clusters and have collectively raised over $17M in capital.

Newly selected featured startups include:

Bandposters (Knoxville, TN)Closeup.fm (Knoxville, TN)CrowdTunes (Durham, NC)

DivvyCloud (McLean, VA)

Dynepic (Charleston, SC)

EmployUs (Raleigh, NC)

Feetz (Chattanooga, TN)

GameWisp (Nashville, TN)

Graph Story (Memphis, TN)


Kanga (Atlanta, GA)

MakeTime  (Lexington, KY)

MetroTech (Atlanta, GA)NEURO+ (Durham, NC)PriceWaiter (Chattanooga, TN)

Scorebird (Nashville, TN)

Survature (Knoxville, TN)

TransitScreen (Washington, DC)

Utilize Health (Nashville, TN)

Vayando (Atlanta, GA)

WorkAmerica (Washington, DC)

YouRoam: (Miami Beach, FL)

ZipFlip (Chattanooga, TN)


The 11 Southern Series winners:

Airside Mobile (Arlington, VA), aPersona (Raleigh, NC), Babyscripts (Washington, DC), EQUITYEATS (Washington, DC), Florence Healthcare (Atlanta, GA), FotoSwipe (Raleigh, NC), Good Done Great (Charleston, SC), PartPic (Atlanta, GA), Rivalry (Atlanta, GA), RootsRated (Chattanooga, TN) and Virgil Security, Inc. (Manassas, VA).

To learn more about the companies in “Village 36,” click here.

For the full roster of 3686 Conference speakers including EventBrite Co-founders Julia & Kevin Hartz, Warby Parker CTO Lon Binder, John Biggs (TechCrunch), Jon Shieber (CrunchBase), Steven Kolb (Council of Fashion Designers of America), Kelly Hoey and executives from Uber, Battery Ventures, Correlation Ventures and more, visit ThirtySixEightySix.com.

About 36|86 – A LaunchTN production, 36|86 gathers startups, business leaders, media and strategic investors for a celebration of entrepreneurship and southern culture. 36|86 is a platform connecting the “doers,” the “makers,” and the “innovators” in the southeast, around the country, and across the globe.

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