2022 Capital Conference

November 16 - 17, 2022
Hosted by KPMG

Join us in Philadelphia – a city with a 350-year legacy of innovation, inclusion, and entrepreneurship – on November 16th & 17th for the most prominent capital conference in the Mid-Atlantic region – the 2022 PACT Capital Conference.

This annual conference unites the investor and entrepreneurial communities in the Mid-Atlantic region for panel sessions, keynote speakers, and networking. 45+ healthcare and technology companies at all stages of development (including growth-stage) will present to a national base of investors throughout the day for a chance to enter The Lion’s Den and pitch to successful CEOs and investors prepared to make live investment offers.

Save the date and stay tuned for more information!




You will have many opportunities to meet, greet and develop new relationships. There are scheduled networking break sessions, one-on-one business meetings, an exclusive investor dinner and cocktail reception leading up to the closing Gala Reception.

Business Development

With influential business leaders, legends, movers and shakers in the emerging growth community, the opportunities to build and expand your business networks are as inevitable as they prove invaluable.

Company Presentations

View emerging business models in technology, healthcare, and early stage industry specific tracks. See the latest technologies and cutting-edge innovations as companies and CEOs tell their stories.

Video highlights

Check out our playlist of over 45 videos with highlights from past Capital Conference events to see why it’s the premier private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial conference in the Northeast.

Photo Highlights

Networking, Lion’s Den, Receptions, and more. Click the gallery below to see photos from this year’s Capital Conference and the Gala event at the National Constitution Center.

2021 Capital Conference

Event Pricing

PACT Member $499
Non-Member $600
Investors FREE for QUALIFIED Investors
Entrepreneur Program $100
Gala Reception $299

Registrations will only be accepted by website, post-mail, or email via cjarvisj@philadelphiapact.com. No registration will be taken over the phone, and full payment must accompany registration.


Agenda coming soon!

Steering Committee

Jeffrey Bodle
Partner, Morgan Lewis

Patrick Boyle
Partner-in-Charge of Audit and Assurance in PA, EisnerAmper

Glen Bressner
Managing Partner, Activate Venture Partners
Industry Track Vice Chair – Technology Track

Dave Burkavage
Assurance Partner, EY

Sarah Carter
Branding and Communications Senior Manager, PACT

Andrew Cherry
Partner, KPMG LLP

Richard Cohen
Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Neil A. Cooper
Executive Partner, RCCB Law
Co-Chairman, PACT Capital Conference 2021

Sean Denham
Office Managing Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Paul Dougherty
CPA, Partner-in-Charge, Philadelphia, EisnerAmper

Sean Dowling
Principal, Osage Partners

Robert Fesnak
Partner, Management Consulting Leader, PA/NJ

Heidi Franklin
Director of Programs and Partnerships, PACT

Rick Genzer
Director of Investments, and Information Technology
Ben Franklin Technology Partner

David Gitlin
Partner, RCCB Law

Ira C. Gubernick
Member, Cozen O’Connor

Andrew Hamilton
Partner, Morgan Lewis

Michael Harrington
Partner, Fox Rothschild

Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson
Director, PACT
Conference Director, Sponsorship, Content, Internal

Matthew Klinger
SVP-Market Manager, MidAtlantic/Southeast Regions, Bridge Bank

Marc Lederman
General Partner, NewSpring Capital

Timothy Levy
Partner, RCCB Law

Paul Marvel
Market Managing Partner, PA/Southern NJ Offices

Dave Maturo
Director, Business Development, Grant Thornton LLP

Chris Miller
Partner, Troutman Pepper

Dean Miller
President & CEO, PACT
Managing Director, PCOM Innovation Fund

Doc Parghi
Managing Partner, SRI Capital
Industry Track Vice Chair – Early Stage Track

Kapila Ratnam, Ph.D.
General Partner, NewSpring Capital
Industry Track Vice Chair – Healthcare Track

Matthew Reber
Partner, 1315 Capital

John E. Royer, Jr
Managing Partner
Co-Chairman, PACT Capital Conference 2021

Bryan Snellman
Senior Manager, EY

Pamela Zimlin
Partner, RCCB Law


Conference Host


Gala Sponsors


Titanium Sponsors

Industry Track Vice-Chair Sponsors





Platinum Sponsors

Specialty Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Community Partners

Featured Company Application

Out of over 150 submissions, around 45-50 Entrepreneurial Companies are chosen to pitch their innovations live in front of investors, professional advisors and key decision makers at the Capital Conference. During pitching hours, featured companies receive direct feedback with hopes to take home funding, gain experience and make lasting business connections. Then, select companies are chosen to enter the Lion’s Den for a shot at on-site commitments from highly successful entrepreneurs turned investors. Over the past 7 years companies have raised $7m in the aggregate of funding.


  • Top emerging companies from the Technology, Healthcare, and Growth Stage (which includes technology and healthcare) sectors
  • 12-14 companies per industry to present in the months to come
  • All stages of development


We accept company slide decks (no more than 15 slides) and an optional 5-minute explainer video for the selection committee to review.

To be considered for a presentation slot, companies should include FULL CONTACT INFORMATION

Slide Deck Components

The culmination of the slides should cover the following topics:

  • Cover slide:
    • Name of company
    • Tagline (if applicable)
    • Contact information
  • Capital:
    • Amount raised to date
    • If multiple rounds, show history along with types (e.g. institution, friends / family)
  • Open round:
    • If there is a round of funding open, please describe
    • Amount, type
  • 411:
    • Location
    • Headcount
  • Company vision or mission
  • Problem statement, pain point(s)
  • Solution:
    • How is the company solving the pain point
    • Product description
  • Traction:
    • Status of the company
    • Customers
    • Time in market
  • Differentiation:
    • What is the competition
    • How is the company different
  • Team
  • Market entry:
    • How is the product marketed
    • What segments are being addressed
    • What other segments exist
  • Sales:
    • How is the product sold
    • What is the sales cycle
    • Who are decision makers
    • Pipeline
  • Revenue model:
    • Pricing
    • What kinds of “contracts” are there (for B2B)
    • Model for revenue
  • Projections: what are the financial projections
    • Years: 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 (where applicable)
    • Include: Rev, COGS, GM, Earnings
    • Numbers in 000,000’s
  • Funding Request

Slide deck submissions must be submitted to Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson, Conference Director, by June 30, 2022.

Slide deck submissions must be submitted to Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson, Conference Director, by June 30, 2022.