Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference

November 8 - 9, 2023

The Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference is back and better than ever! Join us in Philadelphia – a city with a 350-year legacy of innovation, inclusion, and entrepreneurship – on November 8th & 9th for the most prominent capital conference in the region.
The 2023 Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference is sponsored by Troutman Pepper


For over 30 years, the Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference has been the place where healthcare, technology, and growth stage sectors get their spark and a catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success. Don’t miss your chance to connect with key players from the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities for a vibrant mix of company presentations from 45+ up-and-coming technology, healthcare, and growth-stage companies, tons of networking, business meetings, and panel discussions. Plus, the always thrilling Lion’s Den live investment event where investments will be made LIVE from a panel of legendary investors from across the region.



Develop new business relationships like no other investor conference that can lead to your next investment or funding opportunity:

  • Schedule exclusive 1:1 meetings with entrepreneurs and investors
  • Experience scheduled networking breaks
  • Attend our PACT Fest at the historic Reading Terminal Market

Business Development

Meet the people you need to meet to grow your business and investments.

Expand your business networks through:

  • 1:1 meetings
  • Ample networking opportunities
  • Panel presentations and keynotes on the latest technology trends

Company Presentations

Your next investment or funding opportunity just may be presenting this year!

  • See the latest in technology, healthcare, and growth-stage innovation
  • Experience the Lion’s Den with live investments made to three companies

Meet these investors (and more!) at CapCon 2023

Investor firms like these from across the nation have committed to attending the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference.

Join us in Philadelphia in November to connect with these firms (with more firms committing each week) to:

  • Connect with venture capital &/or angel investors
  • Gain experience & make lasting business connections
  • Learn what investors are looking for in potential investments

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 investor conference in the Mid-Atlantic.

Invite your networks to join the excitement this fall at the Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference and not miss out on networking, investment/funding opportunities, and more!

Event Pricing

Ticket Type Member/Non-Member Price
Full Conference (Including PACT Fest) Member Early Bird: $612.00 (After 9/29: $765)
Non-Member Early Bird: $734 (After 9/29: $918)
Investors/Corporate Development Member $510
Non-Member $612
Entrepreneur (Must qualify - see more on program website) $255
PACT Fest only Member $357
Non-Member $459
Registrations will only be accepted by website, post-mail, or email via capcon@philadelphiapact.com. No registration will be taken over the phone, and full payment must accompany registration.


If you are an entrepreneur building your network and seeking potential investors, the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference is where you need to be!  A special opportunity has been created providing COMPLIMENTARY registration to the first 80 qualifying entrepreneurs to register and attend the Capital Conference on November 8th and 9th thanks to the Duane Morris Entrepreneur Scholarship Program.

Qualifying Entrepreneurs include:

  • Incubator/Innovator 
  • Early Stage 
  • Pre-revenue to early-round funding 
  • 1 to 3 business partners 
  • 1 month to 3 years in existence

Reserve your space by September 29th. Once we reach our cap for complimentary registrations, entrepreneurs must pay the entrepreneur conference rate ($250). Please reach out to capcon@philadelphiapact.com for the scholarship promotional code.


Agenda coming soon!

Reserve your Capital Conference Hotel Room by October 18th

Reserve your room in PACT’s hotel block at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Hotel Information:
1201 Filbert Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA  19107

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

2023 Steering Committee

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

Dave Burkavage
Strategic Growth Markets Leader
Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection
Committee Co-Chair

Sarah Carter
Director of Marketing

Jennifer Cohen
Director, Mentor Connect
Featured Companies

Richard Cohen
Duane Morris LLP
Outreach – Entrepreneur
Committee Co-Chair

Tom Dwyer
Troutman Pepper
Technology & Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection
Host Co-Chairman

Emily Foote
Osage Partners
Technology Track
Industry Track Co-Vice Chair

Heidi Franklin
Director, Programs & Partnerships
Outreach – Investor

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

Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson
Director, Programs & Operations
Sponsorship, Content, Internal, Conference Director

Frederick “Rick” Jones
Chief Business Officer
Healthcare Track -Industry Track Vice Chair

Jay Jumper
Troutman Pepper
Technology & Healthcare – Recruiting/Selection
Host Co-Chairman

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

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

Marc Lederman
General Partner
NewSpring Capital
Lions Den
Committee Chair

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

Roze McDevitt, M.S.
Senior Venture Capital Analyst, Healthcare Investment Group
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA
Healthcare Track, Industry Track Vice Chair

Chris Miller
Troutman Pepper
Host Co-Chairman

Dean Miller
President & CEO
Sponsorship, Investor Outreach

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

Courtney Robinson
Advance Venture Partners
Technology Track, Industry Track Co-Vice Chair

Chermaina Roundtree
Vice President, Growth & Member Success
Outreach – Investor

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

Krista Yerk
Manager, Signature Events
Sponsor Engagement

Conference Host



Gala Sponsors


Titanium Sponsors

Industry Track Vice-Chair Sponsors





Platinum Sponsors

Specialty Sponsors


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 of taking home funding, gaining experience and making lasting business connections.

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 8 years companies have raised almost $8m in aggregate 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: 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 (where applicable)
    • Include: Rev, COGS, GM, Earnings
    • Numbers in 000,000’s
  • Funding Request

Slide deck submissions must be submitted via email to capcon@philadelphiapact.com by August 18, 2023.