Southland 2014 - Southern Culture & Technology Conference


Companies from all over the world can apply to present on stage at SL 2014. There will only be 10 total presentations on stage.

Companies must be seeking investment.

Companies that have received greater than $1,500,000 in investment are not eligible to apply.

Presenting companies have the chance to accept $100,000 in investment from Southland’s Panel of judges who are investors and entrepreneurs.

Terms for the investment will be negotiated on stage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN on June 11th in front of a live audience.

10 Startups will be chosen to present and will compete for the grand prize.


Competition Organizer

Launch Tennessee

Local US Event
Nashville, TN
*Available in all states*

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Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Undergraduate - Canada
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • Business - Canada
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Women or Minority-owned
  • Business - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • PitchBurner
Who's Eligible

The Southland 2014 Pitch Competition will have the top startups in the world competing for the top prize and up to $100,000 investment. 10 Teams will present during the Southland Conference in Nashville, TN on June 10th.

The deadline for submissions is April, 15th 2014.

The companies will be judged by experienced investors and entrepreneurs hand-picked by