ABOUT 3686

Over a decade of entrepreneurs

and investors

3686 is a three-day entrepreneurship conference powered by Launch Tennessee. In its 11th year, this event is part of LaunchTNʼs goal to be Tennessee’s hub for startups and innovation.

Over a decade of

entrepreneurs

and investors

3686 is a three-day entrepreneurship conference powered by Launch Tennessee. In its 11th year, this event is part of LaunchTNʼs goal to be Tennessee’s hub for startups and innovation.

Over the years, the conference has incorporated different elements, such as pitch competitions and specialized workshops, to cater to the evolving needs and interests of its attendees.

Over the years, the conference has incorporated different elements, such as pitch competitions and specialized workshops, to cater to the evolving needs and interests of its attendees.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

During three days at 3686, you can look forward to:

CUTTING-EDGE SPEAKER CONTENT

NETWORKING MEETUPS

HUNDREDS OF DIRECT CONNECTIONS

Attendees can also expect investor connections, dedicated networking time, meetups with startup founders and a chance to celebrate what Tennessee has to offer entrepreneurs.

Whether youʼre a founder, an investor or an entrepreneurship supporter, 3686 is the place to be if youʼre curious about Tenneesseeʼs startup scene.

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When investors or entrepreneurs ask how they can get to know Tennessee startups, we tell them that Launch Tennessee’s 3686 is the place to do it.

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

A glimpse into this year’s programming looks like:

a forum discussion with Tennessee
mayors about innovation across the
state today and tomorrow
a tech panel digging into how
Tennessee's professional sports teams
are thinking about tech and fan
experiences
a “Where Are They Now” panel with
graduates of the LaunchTN accelerator
program, the TENN

A forum discussion with
Tennessee mayors about
innovation across the state
today and tomorrow
A tech panel digging into how
Tennessee's professional sports
teams are thinking about tech
and fan experiences
A "Where Are They Now" panel
with graduates of the LaunchTN
accelerator program, the TENN

3686 is perfect for:

Founders who want to connect with other entrepreneurs and investors

Investors who are looking for insight into Tennessee’s top startups

Ecosystem partners who want to strengthen their networks

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TESTIMONIALS

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ABOUT LAUNCHTN

Supporting the mission of Launch Tennessee

Launch Tennessee is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides capital and connections to Tennessee startups, as well as support taking research and technology from the lab to the market. The event brings together LaunchTNʼs Network Partners, which include eight entrepreneur centers and six statewide industry organizations.

Launch Tennessee team