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What is LaunchTN’s 3686 FESTIVAL?


Captivating keynotes from the brightest and boldest minds


Experiential workshops full of hands-on training and teachable moments


Intimate professional networking, exponentially growing your sphere of influence


Comfortably relaxed socializing and unmissable live entertainment


Dynamic panels taking a dexterous look at the issues and trends shaping our present and forging our future


Personalized mentorship answers your questions with the on-the-ground expertise guaranteed to steer you right


Accessible fireside chats and roundtable discussions with trailblazers and pioneers paving the way forward

Pitch Competitions

Passionate pitch competitions gets your ideas in front of the highest density of active investors in TN

Past Speakers

Steve Case

Chairman and CEO, Revolution

Jay Clayton

Chairman of the Securities & Exchange Commission

Katie Czerepak

Chief People Officer, Indigo Ag

Arlan Hamilton

Founder and Managing Partner, Backstage Capital

Julia Hartz

Co-Founder, CEO, and Board Member, Eventbrite

Van Jones

CEO, REFORM Alliance

Scott Kupor

Managing Partner, Andreesen Horowitz

Aaron Levie

CEO, Box

Jessica McKellar

Founder and CTO, Pilot

Hadiyah Mujhid

Founder and CEO, HBCUvc

Carolyn Rodz

Founder, Hello Alice

Ian Rogers

Chief Digital Officer, LVMH

Fred Smith

Chairman and CEO, FedEx

Jewel Burks Solomon

Head of Google for Startups, Managing Partner, Collab Capital

Marcus Whitney

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Jumpstart Health Investors

What Our Past Attendees Said

Had an amazing time this week at @LaunchTN’s @3686Fest ! Had the opportunity to meet with so many other entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and some potential future partners! #3686Fest @HeraHealth

- @idicula

- @MomSourceNetwork

Incredible day so far at @3686fest hearing the panel addressing how female, veteran and minority founders are crucial to ecosystem building and economic development across the US

- @JeffBigham

Had an amazing time in Nashville at #3686fest — vibrant ecosystem of innovation and tech entrepreneurship. also, the music 😍. loving cities like Nashville and Pittsburgh, no place I’d rather be.

- @AiaSarycheva

Kicking off #3686Fest in #Nashville with a panel on the future of intelligent mobility! Great to be here with @maryGrove - thank you to @LaunchTN for organizing a rockstar festival! #revolution @RiseOfRest

- @DanuelBrown

First day of #3686Fest and first time in Nashville! Excited to meet the ecosystem & also learn what honky tonks are 🎉

- @HeyReiWang

#Nashville, y’all are the best! Loved meeting all the folks that are making the southeast an amazing place for entrepreneurship. Thanks for having me #3686Fest, can’t wait to come back.

- @ElizLemmonds

Truly loved #3686Fest this year. Saw some of my fave folks and met new ones. (And branding was on point!) Pretty confident a strong message was that #memphisisinvestible - proud of my @epimemphis team, our #startups & investors for driving that point home.

- @NEXTupstateSC

Great start to #3686Fest with "Build Your Brand Smarter". Loved the Moon Pie/Eclipse story from @dtombras and the 'Elvis debate' from @staceyepstein


Can't wait to hear how some of the best and brightest in the business have gotten to where they are, and where they are going next.

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