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2022 Capital Conference

Hosted by KPMG

November 16 - 17, 2022

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.

NAVIGATION

ABOUT THE 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. Three finalist companies will pitch to a panel comprised of successful CEOs and investors prepared to make live investment offers.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Networking

Opportunities to meet, greet and develop new business relationships including:
– Scheduled networking breaks
– Dedicated space for one-on-one business meetings over two days
The PACT Fest Party – an exclusive opening cocktail event at Reading Terminal Market

Business Development

At the Capital Conference, you’ll connect with influential business leaders, legends, and the movers and shakers in the emerging growth community. Attend panel sessions, company presentations, and more to meet individuals and gain opportunities to build and expand invaluable business networks.

Company Presentations

Experience presentations from 45+ emerging business models in technology and healthcare industry specific tracks. See the latest technologies and cutting-edge innovations as companies and CEOs tell their stories. You might even find your next investment deal presenting this year!

2022 AGENDA COMING SOON

Agenda coming soon!

PACT FEST

Join us on November 16th for a taste of Philadelphia from popular eateries at the famous Reading Terminal Market for the PACT Fest (formerly known as the Opening Gala) – to open this year’s event.  No fancy dress or tails needed – bring your your appetite and your business cards as we network and celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation in our region!

November 16, 2022
7:00pm – 10:00pm

Reading Terminal Market
1136 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Dress code – smart chic!

2021 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 Mid-Atlantic.

2021 PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

View photos of networking, Lion’s Den, featured company presentations, receptions, and more from from last year’s Capital Conference and the Gala event by clicking the gallery below.

2021 Capital Conference

REGISTER FOR THE 2022 CAPITAL CONFERENCE

Event Pricing

Full Conference (Including the PACT Fest Party) - Member Early Bird Pricing until 9/16 - $612 After 9/16 - $765
Full Conference (Including the PACT Fest Party) - Non-Member Early Bird Pricing until 9/16 - $734.40 After 9/16 - $918
Investors - Member Member - $510
Investors - Non-Member Non-Member - $612
PACT Fest Party (formerly the Gala Reception) - Member Member - $357
PACT Fest Party (formerly the Gala Reception) - Non-Member Non-Member - $459
Entrepreneurs $255
Duane Morris Scholarship Program for Qualifying Entrepreneurs The first 80 qualifying entrepreneurs to register by 9/30 can register at NO COST thanks to the Duane Morris Entrepreneur Scholarship Program. Please see below for more information. After 9/30 and non-qualifying entrepreneurs - $255

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.

Duane Morris Scholarship Program

If you are a general entrepreneur that qualifies for the Duane Morris Sponsorship Program and and would like to apply for free admission, please email capcon@philadelphiapact.com for one of the remaining discount codes. After September 17, all entrepreneur pricing will be $255.

To qualify as an Entrepreneur in this program, you must be the following:
  – Incubator/Innovator
  – Early Stage
  – Pre-revenue to early-round funding
  – 1 to 3 business partners
  – 1 month to 3 years in existence

2022 Capital Conference Hotel Information

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
PACT has a hotel block at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown that attendees can utilize from November 16 – 18, 2022.
Conference location:
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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.

 Qualifications

  • 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

Note:

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 are now closed.

Steering Committee

Jeffrey Bodle
Partner
Morgan Lewis
Committee Co-Chair, Technology Recruiting/Selection

Patrick Boyle
Partner
EisnerAmper, LLP
Technology Recruiting/Selection

Ryan Breen
Managing Director, Audit

KPMG LLP
Co-Chair, Conference Host

Dave Burkavage
Strategic Growth Markets Leader

EY
Co-Chair, Healthcare Recruiting/Selection

Sarah Carter
Director of Marketing

PACT
Liaison, Marketing/PR

Andy Cherry
Partner

KPMG LLP
Co-Chair, Conference Host

Richard Cohen
Partner

Duane Morris LLP
Co-Chair, Entrepreneur

Neil Cooper
Executive Partner

RCCB Law
Content – Specialized

Dana DiDonato
Manager, Field Marketing

KPMG LLP
Committee Chair, Marketing/PR

Emily Foote
Osage Partners

Industry Track Co-Vice Chair, Technology

Heidi Franklin
Director, Programs and Partnerships
PACT
Liaison

Rick Genzer
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA
Oversight Data/Companies
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Ira Gubernick
Member
Cozen O’Connor
General Content

Michael Harrington
Partner
Fox Rothschild LLP
Oversight Chair, Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Jennifer Hartt
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA
Industry Track Co-Vice Chair, Healthcare

Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson
Director, Programs and Operations
PACT
Sponsorship, Content, Internal

Frederick Jones
Chief Business Officer
BioAdvance
Industry Track Vice Chair, Healthcare

Doug Kingston
Morgan Lewis
Committee Co-Chair, Technology Content – Recruiting/Selection

Matthew Klinger
Managing Director
Columbia Private Equity Partners
Co-Chair – Outreach – Investor

Marc Lederman
General Partner
NewSpring Capital
Chair, Lions Den

Paul Marvel
Office Managing Partner
RSM US LLP
General Content

Brian McCable
Senior Director, Technology Banking
Bridge Bank
Co-Chair, Outreach – Investor

Dean Miller
President and CEO
PACT
Chair, Sponsorship and General Content

David Nelson
Member
Cozen O’Connor
Committee Co-Chair, Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Tom Olenzak
Managing Director, Corporate Development & Strategic Investments
Independence Blue Cross
Chair, Healthcare – Content, Recruiting/Selection

Doc Phargi
Director
SRI Capital
Industry Track Co-Vice Chair, Technology

John Royer
Managing Partner
RCCB Law
Content – Specialized

Bryan Snellman
Senior Manager
EY
Co-Chair, Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Planning Committee

Jason Acevedo
Klehr Harrison
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Rupali Amin
KPMG LLP
Outreach – Entrepreneur

Reginald Amoa
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Outreach – Entrepreneur

Jackie Arnold
RSM US LLP
Marketing/PR

Jason Bannon
Director, Marketing
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA
Marketing/PR

Roger Baumfield
Partner
RCCB Law
Liaison, Sponsorship, Outreach – Investor

Joe Biancaniello
Commercial Banking, (Technology & Disruptive Commerce)
JP Morgan
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Glen Bressner
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Activate Venture Partners
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Stephen Brittin
Juno Search Partners
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Vincent Bruno
Senior Manager, Audit
KPMG LLP
Technology – Content & Recruiting/Selection

Jason Caplain
Bull City Venture Partners
Outreach – Investor

C. Cawley
Senior Audit Manager
KPMG LLP
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Prathik Chandrasekaran
Commercial Banking (Life Science)
JP Morgan
Outreach – Entrepreneur

Raffaele Cicala
Troutman Pepper
Outreach – Entrepreneur

Jennifer Cohen
Director of Mentor Connect
PACT
Liaison, Logistics

Charisse Dean
KPMG LLP

Doug DiSesa
Technology Vertical
JP Morgan
Outreach – Investor

Brian Dolan
Troutman Pepper
Marketing/PR

Paul Dougherty
Partner
EisnerAmper, LLP

Sean Dowling
Partner
Osage Ventures
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Vincent Drozd
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Christopher Duffin
Senior Associate, Business Tax Services
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Tom Dwyer
Attorney at Law
Troutman Pepper
Technology & Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Holly Fink
Duane Morris LLP
Marketing/PR

Holly Flanagan
Managing Director
Gabriel Investments
Early Stage – Recruiting/Selection

Boris Furer
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Technology – Recruiting/Selection

David Gitlin
Partner
RCCB Law
Healthcare – Content & Recruiting/Selection

Brendan Golden
Senior Manager
EisnerAmper, LLP
Early Stage – Recruiting/Selection

Steven Golub
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Rebecca Guzman
Duane Morris LLP
Outreach – Entrepreneur

Andy Hamilton
Partner
Morgan Lewis
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Bob Hartt
Commercial Banking, (Technology & Disruptive Commerce)
JP Morgan
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Sarah Herrmann
Juno Search Partners
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Liz Hodgson
Fox Rothschild
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Michael Horwitz
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Sponsorship

Kacy Jennings
Associate
Fox Rothschild
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Carolita Joseph
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Company Preparation

David Kalman
Managing Director
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Technology – Content

Terry Kerwin
Associate
Fox Rothschild LLP
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Tom Koncsics
Partner
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Healthcare – Content, Company Preparation

Chet Kumar
NewSpring Capital
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Abe Kwon
Troutman Pepper
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Kristen Lewis
Director, Marketing
EisnerAmper, LLP
Marketing/PR

Daniel Liva
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Kim MacAlister
Marketing Director
Troutman Pepper
Marketing/PR

Chris Miller
Partner
Troutman Pepper
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Christopher Munyan
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Outreach – Investor, Company Preparation

John Pennett
Partner
EisnerAmper, LLP
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Steven Pham
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Morgan Piscitelli
EisnerAmper, LLP
Marketing/PR

Sushma Rajagopalan
Rittenhouse Ventures
Early Stage – Recruiting/Selection

Kapila Ratnam
General Partner
NewSpring Capital
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection

Joel Ruffini
Duane Morris LLP
Outreach – Entrepreneur

Anthony Salter
Managing Director
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Sponsorship

Kimberly Shultz
Managing Director, Audit
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Sponsorship

Caroline Shumway
Senior Manager, Audit
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Outreach – Investor

Liz Sigety
Partner
Fox Rothschild LLP
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Eli Silverman
EisnerAmper, LLP
Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Caitlin Skrdla
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Company Preparation

Jeffrey Snellenburg
President
PA Angel Network
Early Stage – Recruiting/Selection

Dianne Strunk
VP, Business Development
PACT
Sponsorship

Rob Tobia
Audit
KPMG LLP
Liaison, Technology – Recruiting/Selection

Kim Tuski
Director, Membership
PACT
Liaison, Internal Logistics

Heshan Wanigasekera
Private Banking (Technology Vertical)
JP Morgan
Marketing/PR

Ellen Weber
Robin Hood Ventures
Early Stage – Recruiting/Selection

Alan Wink
Partner
EisnerAmper, LLP
Outreach – Investor

Ethan Zook
Troutman Pepper
Outreach – Investor

Sponsors

Conference Host

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Gala Sponsors

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Trountman

Titanium Sponsors

Industry Track Vice-Chair Sponsors

Healthcare

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Technology

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Platinum Sponsors

Specialty Sponsors

GOLD PLUS SPONSORS

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