IMPACT 2016 Capital Conference Invites 45 Companies to Compete for Venture Funding in ‘Lion’s Den’

PACT announces featured company presenters and names 2016 Lion’s Den investors

Philadelphia, Pa., October 28, 2016 – Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) announced today its 45 Featured Company Presenters and the distinguished panel of potential Lion’s Den investors. Hosted by Grant Thornton LLP, the IMPACT 2016 Capital Conference unites the private equity, venture capital and entrepreneurial communities in the Mid-Atlantic region. For over 20 years, IMPACT has stimulated billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success. IMPACT 2016 will focus on “Growth through Disruption” as it pertains to the marketplace of ideas. The conference will take place on November 29 and 30 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel in Philadelphia.

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FEATURED COMPANY APPLICATION

FEATURED COMPANY APPLICATION: CLOSED

There is no charge to apply and to present

Deadline for companies to apply: September 22

Selection of Featured Companies: Week of September 25

Companies notified: September 29

Selected Featured Company’s will present for 8 minutes on November 2nd.

In lieu of an application, we accepted company slide decks for the selection committee to review. To be considered for a presentation slot, companies uploaded an investor slide deck based on the following criteria: 

FULL CONTACT INFORMATION – REQUIRED 

Application Criteria

  • Decks should be limited to 15 slides (including the cover)
  • The following information shall be included/addressed in the Investor Deck:
    • Summary Financial Data: 5 YR Summary Income Statement: (Revenue, Cost of Goods Sold, Gross Margin and EBITDA) for the 2 most completed years, the current year and the next 2 years.  For example, a calendar year company would present 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.  If the company had no operations in 2015 or 2016 put N/A in applicable year(s).
      • Please provide a picture like shown:
        2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

        • Rev
        • CGS
        • GM
        • EBITDA
        • (Numbers in ‘000’s)
    • Capital Raised to Date.  Investors – If capital has been raised by institutional investors please note by who.  If raised by angle investors or HNW individual you may just note as Angles or HNW (unless you wish to disclose)
    • Amount of Financing Sought and use of funds
      • Please list the firms with which the company has key professional relationships, specifically (if applicable): Accounting, Legal and Commercial Bank
      • Current Headcount
      • Location
      • Contact information for the CEO and, if applicable, senior financial member of the team (Controller, VP of Finance, CFO)
  • The Investor Deck should address the following:
    • Vision/Elevator Pitch
    • The problem/pain point the offer addresses
    • Market Opportunity
    • Your Solution: Product/Service description
    • Please include stage (prototype, beta, live in 10 client sites, etc.)
    • Revenue Model and Pricing
    • Marketing Plan
    • Team
    • Financial Projections (see additional details above)
    • Competitive Landscape