LaunchTN 36|86 Announces "Village 36" for event June 6-7 in Nashville
adapted from submitted release
The companies will access hundreds of investors, experienced entrepreneurs, media and more with $50,000 going to the winner.
3686 Director Courtney Corlew said the 36 companies hail from eight southern states, span 10 industry clusters and have collectively raised $20M in capital.
36|86 speakers are to include Square Cofounder Jim McKelvey, Tyson Clark with Google Ventures, super angel investor Joanne Wilson, Managing Partner Scott Kupor with Andreessen Horowitz, as well as other noted investors, seasoned entrepreneurs and tech media.
Launch Tennessee (Tennessee Technology Development Corporation, TTDC) earlier announced 12 "Southern Series" companies participating in 36|86. That first dozen included BLOX (Birmingham, AL), Kevy (Atlanta, GA), Nutriati, Inc. (Richmond, VA), Rapid RMS (Chattanooga, TN), Reveal Mobile (Raleigh, NC), RightPatient (Atlanta, GA), RocketBolt (Durham, NC), SmartCommerce (Atlanta, GA), The Ark Labs (Florence, AL), Torch (Chattanooga, TN), Umano (Athens, GA), and Vendor Registry (Knoxville, TN)
The balance of 24 companies were announced today and are listed below.