Selected Among Top Ten Startups to Pitch For 36|86 Southern Series Event


Chattanooga, Tenn. (April 14, 2015) –, the premier online and mobile resource for “where to go outdoors,” is honored to be among an elite grouping of promising startup companies recently selected to pitch at the 36|86 Southern Series event on April 16th at Atlanta Tech Village. This April 16th Southern Series event provides and nine other startups the opportunity to network with fellow entrepreneurs, and pitch their company vision to investors and influential media from across the country. Winners will advance to LaunchTN’sinaugural 36|86 conference June 8-10 in Nashville for the opportunity to win cash prizes, including $36,000 to the winner.

“To be one of just ten startups to be selected, and to be in the company of the very best entrepreneurs in this region, is quite an honor,” said CEO and Founder of RootsRated Fynn Glover. “We are thrilled to share the RootsRated vision and passion for online outdoor discovery with this prestigious group.” 

“These 10 companies were selected from an outstanding pool of applicants,” says Charlie Brock, CEO of LaunchTN. “The quality of applications received represents the continued upward trend of opportunity for investment, notoriety and disruption by startups in the Southeast.”, first founded in 2012, makes the outdoor discovery process easy by connecting users with the best outdoor adventures, hand-picked by outdoor retailers and their networks of local experts. By tapping local insights and knowledge about the best trails, runs, routes, crags, and waterways, makes outdoor discovery simple, trustworthy and inspiring.


More about RootsRated.comRootsRated delivers detailed information about local destinations for the best local outdoor pursuits. Content is not crowd-sourced, but rather created in partnership by local experts and leading outdoor specialty retailers. To learn more about RootsRated, please and download theiPhone app.