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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!

NAVIGATION

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND THE CAPITAL CONFERENCE?

Networking

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

2022 AGENDA COMING SOON

Agenda coming soon!

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
Entrepreneur Program The first 80 qualifying entrepreneurs to register by 9/30 can register at NO COST thanks to the Duane Morris Entrepreneur Scholarship Program. 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.

2022 Capital Conference Hotel Information

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Reserve your room at our conference hotel. Our block dates include November 16 – 18, 2022.
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 must be submitted to Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson, Conference Director, by July 30, 2022.

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
Senior Manager, Branding & Communications
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 & 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

PACT
Conference Director
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

Gold Sponsors

 

Silver Sponsors

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Community Partners

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