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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

Marcus Whitney

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Jumpstart Health Investors

Jewel Burks Solomon

Head of Google for Startups, Managing Partner, Collab Capital


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What Our Past Attendees Said

- @SamaraMHernandz

Got to meet @ericbahn and congratulate him on @HustleFundVC's Fund III close announced today. Congrats!Also finally met @rednieves from @zaneventurefund.  Thank you @MoniqueVilla and @LaunchTN for getting us together. #3686Fest

- @CommishTNECD

I enjoyed speaking at @LaunchTN's #3686fest this afternoon with Vanessa Presson, the lead talent strategist for @blueovalcity.We discussed what's next for Ford, Tennessee and the workforce of tomorrow. #MasteredinTN #BlueOval_TN

- @MJMcConner

The @LaunchTN 3686 Entrepreneurship Festival was worth the three hour drive to Nashville! Connecting with founders, investors, and innovators from Tennessee and the Southeast region further confirmed that headquartering my company in Memphis was a great decision. 〽️#3686Festival

- @keyhorsevc

Here's Keyhorse's own Mario and Zeeshan at @3686Fest ! Great to be in Nashville surrounded by so many inspiring founders and investors. #3686Fest @LaunchTN

- @ShaneMac

Incredible conversation happening at @LaunchTN about Angel investing with @jnpayne @cebrock @ericbahn @kseals moderated by @ericsatz

- @pedinoff

“'Get to know your customers and their needs first. Then build a product around their needs.' Sage wisdom from @srejax at @LaunchTN #3686Fest - especially because founders tend to forget this!

- @myfoundersforge

@LaunchTN we are excited to have so many for our #AppalachianHighlands region at 3686. Over 15 came and more will be here next year! Thanks for hosting another great event!


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