Solar Site Design, an Energy Mentor Network (EMN) company, will soon be competing for a hefty cash prize in front of more than a thousand attendees at the 36|86 Entrepreneurship and Technology Conference next week. The company is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

Solar Site Design is a collaborative, cloud-based marketplace platform that connects sales-ready solar projects to leading solar companies to drive down customer acquisition costs.

Solar Site Design is one of 36 companies competing for the $50,000 FedEx Innovation prize at 36|86. Many of the startups pitching are rising leaders in the Southeast, innovating in industries like advanced energy that have been core to the region’s economy.

The Energy Mentor Network company has been meeting with TAEBC mentors for months getting strategic business, marketing and financial guidance by participating in a series of panels and discussions to better prepare them to raise capital and gain traction.

Competing startups at 36|86 will get unparalleled access to the largest gathering of early-stage investment firms in the Southeast via curated Speed Dating sessions and dedicated exhibit time, plus insights from thought leaders, innovators and fellow entrepreneurs.

36|86 is the Southeast’s premier technology event for entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders from across the country. The conference is powered by Launch Tennessee, a public-private partnership that fosters entrepreneurship and works to make Tennessee the most start-up friendly state in the country.

Between June 4-7, 36|86 will bring together disruptors, founders and creators of cutting-edge innovations for the Southeast’s premier technology and entrepreneurial event.

There’s still time to buy tickets for the conference.

At 36|86, there will be ample opportunities to start conversations with peers, investors and high-net-worth individuals. Attendees can choose from workshops, coffee breaks and after-hours parties to network. You also have the option to stroll through “Village 36” and meet the founders of the next great Southern start-up, as well as meet with one of the 180 active investors who’ll be looking for companies that deliver.

Launch Tennessee partnered with TAEBC to form the Energy Mentor Network. Its goal is to foster the growth of Tennessee advanced energy technologies and startups by connecting entrepreneurs with mentors and industry specific expertise. To participate in the Network or become a mentor, click here.