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Applications now being accepted for this year’s Village 36

36-86 v2Launch Tennessee is now accepting applications from start-ups that want to participate in Village 36 during this year’s “36|86 Conference” in Nashville.

The event is set for June 5, 6 and 7 at the world class Schermerhorn Symphony Center in the heart of Music City.

“The true value for Village 36 start-ups is that they get exposure to a national audience without leaving Tennessee,” Jill Van Beke, LaunchTN’s Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, said. “In fact the quality of Village 36 companies has always been a major driver behind investor interest in “36|86,” with 100 VC firms from across the country attending in 2016. Strong new companies continue to spring up across the Southeast, and Village 36 is a terrific opportunity for them to get on the national radar.”

Those selected receive the following:

  • The chance to compete for $50,000 in total prize money;
  • A $500 travel stipend plus three nights lodging;
  • Participation in a pitch session on the Main Stage;
  • Investor speed-dating;
  • Dedicated exhibit space’
  • Two complimentary “36|86 Conference” all-access passes; and
  • Invitations to the welcome party, exclusive Village 36 Investor Brunch, and VIP access to Street Fair.

For more information and to apply, click here. Deadline to apply is March 15.

 


Tom Ballard

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer,
Pershing Yoakley & Associates. P.C.

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