Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference

October 29 - 30, 2024

The Mid-Atlantic Capital Conference will return on October 29-30, 2024 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Connect with key players from the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities in a city with a 350-year legacy of innovation, inclusion, and entrepreneurship 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.

NAVIGATION

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.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND THE MID-ATLANTIC CAPITAL CONFERENCE?

Networking

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

2024 Event Pricing

Ticket Type Member/Non-Member Price
Full Conference (Including PACT Fest) Member $765
Non-Member $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 macc@philadelphiapact.com. No registration will be taken over the phone, and full payment must accompany registration.

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.

2023 Steering Committee

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

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

Sarah Carter
Director of Marketing
PACT
Marketing/PR

Jennifer Cohen
Director, Mentor Connect
PACT
Featured Companies

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

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

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

Heidi Franklin
Director, Programs & Partnerships
PACT
Outreach – Investor

Michael Harrington
Partner
Duane Morris
Technology – Recruiting/Selection, Oversight Chair

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

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

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

Douglas Kingston
Partner
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
Partner
Troutman Pepper
Host Co-Chairman

Dean Miller
President & CEO
PACT
Sponsorship, Investor Outreach

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

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

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

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

Krista Yerk
Manager, Signature Events
PACT
Sponsor Engagement

Conference Host

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Sponsors

Gala Sponsors

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Titanium Sponsors

Industry Track Vice-Chair Sponsors

Healthcare

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Technology

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Platinum Sponsors

Specialty Sponsors

GOLD PLUS SPONSORS

Community Partners

Be Group – Marketing

BioBuzz – Marketing

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA – Marketing

Drexel University – Marketing

DroomDroom – Marketing

The Enterprise Center – Marketing

Founding Philly – Marketing

Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council – Marketing

Office of the Dean for Research | Princeton University – Marketing

Philly Startup Leaders – Marketing

Saavy Investor – Marketing

Witty Gritty

Creative and Production Partner

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Featured Company Application

Each year, 45-50 Entrepreneurial Companies are chosen to pitch their innovations live in front of investors, professional advisors, and key decision-makers at the Mid-Atlantic 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 9 years companies, have raised almost $8m in aggregate funding.

Investor Slide Criteria

  • Top emerging companies from the Technology, Healthcare, and Growth Stage (which includes technology and healthcare) sectors
  • 16-18 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

Not necessary the slides… but 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, 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: 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026 (where applicable)
    • Include: Rev, COGS, GM, Earnings
    • Numbers in 000,000’s
  • Funding Request amount

Featured Company submissions must be submitted by July 31, 2024.

Submissions can be made here.

Please note: Final investment commitment contingent upon due-diligence post conference. This is added for selected companies to understand that due diligence is required post conference.