Featured Company Application Criteria

APPLICATIONS: CLOSING SOON! APPLY HERE!

In lieu of an application, we are accepting company slide decks for the selection committee to review. To be considered for a presentation slot, please upload an investor slide deck based on the following criteria.

PLEASE INCLUDE FULL CONTACT INFORMATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. 

  • 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

Get your startup in front of investors at the PACT Capital Conference

Technical.ly Philly • August 18 2017                                              

Roberto Torres highlights PACT’s regional branding effort and our goal to further strengthen it with the capital conference.

https://technical.ly/philly/2017/08/18/get-startup-front-investors-pact-capital-conference/

PACT Capital Conference 2017

 Success through Collaboration

SHERATON PHILADELPHIA DOWNTOWN HOTEL AND THE CRYSTAL TEA ROOM
201 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
WED, NOV 1 2017
1:00 PM

THU, NOV 2 2017
9:00 PM

Click here to register.

Hosted by: Morgan Lewis

Presented by: PACT

PACT works to position its members toward growth and success. As the organization’s largest signature event, the PACT Capital Conference unites key players from the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities. As the oldest, most established venture conference in the Northeast, this conference draws more than 1,000 participants and has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success.

Morgan Lewis will host the PACT Capital Conference 2017 with Morgan Lewis partners Andrew Hamilton and Jeffrey Bodle as conference co-chairmen.

The 2017 conference will explore success through collaboration.
Build your own story of success. This year’s conference seeks to create a roadmap for the stages of successful collaboration.  We will learn how start-ups, enterprises and investors become collaborators. Join us November 1 & 2!

This year’s event will be highly interactive, with keynote speakers, industry track panel sessions and close to 50 carefully selected technology, healthcare and early stage companies receiving “Direct IMPACT” live feedback from investors. The conference will conclude with a few select companies having the opportunity to present before the “Lion’s Den,” a “Shark Tank-like” format comprised of a distinguished panel of angel investors looking to write a check and fuel entrepreneurial ventures.

PACT Announces Morgan Lewis as Host of the PACT Capital Conference 2017

Featuring a new name and new theme focused on collaboration between entrepreneurs and enterprises

PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2017: Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) proudly announces global law firm Morgan Lewis as host of the PACT Capital Conference 2017 and welcomes Morgan Lewis partners Andrew Hamilton and Jeffrey Bodle as conference co-chairmen.

The November 1 -2 conference will explore the stages of success for capital, customers, and companies. The PACT Capital Conference 2017 will seek to create a roadmap for the stages of success and to gain a better understanding of how enterprises and entrepreneurs connect and collaborate.

Co-chairs Hamilton and Bodle are integral members of Morgan Lewis’s emerging business and technology practice. The firm’s more than 2,200 lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists provide comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all sizes from offices across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Click here to read the full press release.

Pricing & Registration

Why Attend PACT Capital Conference 2017?

Entrepreneur – Learn if your company’s vision aligns with what investors are looking for. Whether you are a Featured Company or in the audience, entrepreneurs can get their business model in front of investors.

Investor – Capitalize on deal sourcing opportunities by meeting the entrepreneurs.

Professional Advisor – Grow your business, meet new clients and use your resources to help emerging businesses expand.

REGISTER TODAY

Price Points:

Early Bird Special Full PACT 2017 Conference (register by September 30)
$399 per PACT member
$719 per Non-member

Full PACT 2017 Conference (includes Gala Reception)
$499 per PACT member
$899 per Non-member

Wednesday, November 1st Only $249 per person

Thursday, November 2nd
Gala-Reception only
$299 per person PACT Member
$349 per person Non-Member

Investors
$499 per PACT member
$249 Out-of-region Investor

Entrepreneur Program
$200 per person

Walk-in Rate
$1100

Registrations will only be accepted by website, post-mail, or fax. No registration will be taken over the phone, and full payment must accompany registration.
fax number: 215-790-3729

Travel and Accommodations
Reserve your room by: October 2, 2017

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1800-325-3535

ENTREPRENEURS

PACT 2017 brings together Entrepreneurs in all stages of development:

To Register for the 200 for $200 program, click on the link below

2017 Entrepreneur Registration

Emerging companies in all stages of development in technology, healthcare and digital health industries have the opportunity to showcase individual talents and seek out the experienced resources and expert services they need. Entrepreneurs will also find the INVESTORS, VENTURE CAPITALISTS, and PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS that seek potential—those who can see when a company, an idea, or an individual is ready to explode onto the scene as part of a community of innovation.

PACT 2017 is hosting more entrepreneurs than ever before! We are Offering a SPECIAL $200 REGISTRATION RATE for the full PACT 2017 Conference to the first 200 qualified entrepreneurs. We’re looking for fresh faces who will shine as future success stories.

At PACT 2017, Entrepreneurs will:

  • MEET & MINGLE with more than 250 private equity professionals who represent more than $11 billion in assets under management.
  • IMPROVE your company’s chance of success by promoting its attractiveness to investors at special “entrepreneur-focused” sessions.
  • WATCH over 45 Featured Company Presentations and learn how to improve your own pitch

*Please note that this rate does not include a presentation spot at the event.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

Past Featured Companies
45 Entrepreneurial Companies pitched their innovations live in front of investors, professional advisors and key decision makers at the 2016 conference on November 29th and 30th. During the pitching hours, these featured companies received direct feedback (aka: Direct IMPACT) with hopes to take home funding, gain experience and make lasting business connections.

Early-Stage Companies
BioDetego LLC
Daylight OB LLC
Double Helix LLC
GrowFlux LLC
Habitat LLC
Keriton LLC
Olive Devices
PolyAurum, LLC
RePipe4710, Inc.
SimUCare
SonoSolve
Spotwalk
TalkMarkets
The One Health Company
WhoseYourLandlord, Inc

Healthcare
Bainbridge Health
CytoSavvy
EternoGen Aesthetics, LLC
Glutalor Medical Inc.
Kermit
Oncora Medical
OrthogenRx, Inc.
PainQX
Patient Innovations
Quantified Care, Inc
Signallamp Health LLC
Skipta
Tissue Analytics, Inc.
Verisma Systems
WindMIL Therapeutics, Inc.

 

Technology
AlphaPoint
Connexus Technology, LLC
EureQa, LLC
Fischer Block, Inc
Focus on Innovation, Inc
Journey Sales
KickUp, Inc
PaceControls
Perpay Inc
Phone2Action, Inc
QuantaVerse, LLC
Sidecar
ViiHealth
Wylei, Inc.
Yellowdig

 

Direct Impact & Lion’s Den Returns November 2017!
The PACT 2017 Capital Conference will feature the return of its interactive Company Presentation format that provides featured companies with “Direct Impact” feedback from selected venture investors. Based on this feedback, selected featured company presenters will also be considered for entrance into the Lion’s Den!

What is the Lion’s Den?
An interactive panel of highly successful entrepreneurs presented with investment opportunities from Featured Companies. They will choose up to four companies to enter the Lion’s Den for the final round. The Lions will make investment commitments LIVE in front of the audience for select finalists.

How Can You Be Considered for the Lion’s Den? (Optional)
The information gathered by our panel of investors during the “Direct Impact” featured company presentations on November 2nd will be used to select the finalists to enter the Lion’s Den.
Consideration for the Lion’s Den is optional. Featured company applicants interested in being considered expressed their interest during the application process.

New Company Application Platform – Apply Now

Qualifications

  • Top emerging companies from the Technology, Healthcare, and Early Stage sectors
  • 15 – 18 companies per industry to present on November 2
  • All stages of development

In lieu of an application, we are accepting company slide decks for the selection committee to review. To be considered for a presentation slot, please upload an investor slide deck with FULL CONTACT INFORMATION. 

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

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SPONSORS

WHY SPONSOR PACT CAPITAL CONFERENCE

BRAND MARKETING

Sponsors receive brand recognition with marketing and PR seen by large enterprises and emerging markets in the mid-Atlantic region.

COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

Participating on a committee provides exclusive opportunities to build relationships with your peers, expand your network, and contribute your expertise to the process. Gain insight and perspective by working directly with the region’s business leaders while planning the PACT Capital Conference.

Sponsorship – This committee is responsible for securing sponsorships for the Conference.
Fundraising would focus on three principal sources: retention, prospective new sponsors and re-engagement of declined sponsorships

Content/ Programming – This Committee will be comprised of the Industry track vice chairs, committee members and content panel sponsors and will be responsible for determining content theme, identification and securing of keynotes and panelists with the approval of steering committee leaders For general sessions and industry specific (technology, healthcare, early stage) panels.

Marketing and Public Relations – The Marketing and Public Relations Committee is responsible for determining messaging, based on the vision and theme identified by the Conference Chairman. They are responsible for the creation of a marketing plan, a marketing and media kit for use by Conference sponsors, drafting, distribution and pitching of press releases to media outlets, public relation opportunities and marketing collateral pieces for the Conference

Recruiting/Selection – The committee is responsible for recruitment and selection of companies to present at the Capital Conference (referred to as Featured Companies). They work with the Conference Industry track Vice chairs in the respective industries to define what types of Featured Companies should be involved. They establish a criteria for selection of companies. The conference should highlight NEW stories each year

Investor Outreach – This committee includes local, regional and national investors and focuses on out of the region investors – communicating to them about the content, companies presenting and networking opportunities at the PACT Capital Conference as well as investment opportunities for sponsorships

Entrepreneurial Outreach – This committee reaches out to organizations that interact with entrepreneurs who would be interested in attending the PACT Capital Conference through the “200 for $200 Entrepreneur” program or applying to be a present as a Featured company if recruitment is still active

Company Prep – This committee is responsible for helping presenting companies prepare for the conference through one-on-one interaction.

ACCESS TO THE REGION’S CUTTING EDGE COMPANIES

Sponsorship provides the opportunity to see what’s fresh and new in the entrepreneurial community before everyone else

SPONSOR BASED ON YOUR DESIRED LEVEL OF COMMITMENT

Special Thanks to the Sponsors of PACT Capital Conference 2017

2017 Sponsors:

Conference Host

Gala Sponsors

Titanium Sponsors

Luncheon

Early Stage Track

Industry Track Vice-Chair Sponsors

Early Stage

Early Stage

Healthcare

Technology

Platinum Sponsors

Specialty Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Ametek

Deloitte LLP

NewSpring Capital

Silver Sponsors

BridgeBank

Centri Consulting Business

DLA Piper

Osage Partners

Pine Hill Group

Silicon Valley Bank

Temple University

Wells Fargo

Silicon Valley Bank

Wells Fargo

Bronze Sponsors

Aon

Baker Tilly

BNY Mellon

Chase Bank

Fidato Partners

Gabriel Investments

GMS Surgent CPA’s & Advisors

Houlihan Lokey

Kreischer Miller

Merrill Lynch

Murray Devine

ORS Partners

Simkiss & Block

SolomonEdwards

Square 1 Bank

SRI Capital

Stout Risius Ross

Susquehanna Growth Equity

The Sharp Financial

University City Science Center

White and Williams LLP

Wipfli LLP – CPA’s and Consultants

WithumSmith+Brown

Community Partners

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA

Be Group

ChickTech Philadelphia

Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship – Drexel University

Delaware Crossing Investment Group

Keiretsu Foum Mid-Atlantic

Life Sciences PA

Mid-Atlantic – Erusia Business Council

Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures

National Venture Capital Association

PA Angel Network

Philly New Tech Meetup

Philly Startup Leaders

Private Investors Forum

Seed Philly

The Technology Forum of Delaware

To become a Community Partner, contact Amanda Nardi (anardi@philadelphiapact.com).

Executive Leadership

2017 EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

CONFERENCE HOST AND CHAIRMAN

Andrew Hamilton
Partner
Morgan Lewis

Jeffrey Bodle
Partner
Morgan Lewis

PACT CHAIR
Dean E. Miller President & CEO, PACT
Managing Director, PCOM Innovation Fund

INDUSTRY TRACK VICE CHAIRS:

Technology Track
Tina Aufiero
Managing Director
Safeguard Scientifics

Katelyn Johnson
Senior Associate
Safeguard Scientifics

Healthcare Track
Tom Olenzak
Strategy, Innovation, and Investment Professional, Healthcare Information Technology
Independence Blue Cross

Eric Steager
Director, Corporate Development & Innovation
Managing Director Strategic Innovation Portfolio

Early Stage Track
Ellen Weber
Executive Director, Temple University’s Innovation
Entrepreneurship Institute; and
Robin Hood Ventures

Jason Bannon
Director of Marketing & Communications
Ben Franklin Technology Partners SEP

SPONSORSHIP CHAIRMAN
Joseph Purcell
Business Development, EisnerAmper

RECRUITING & SELECTION OVERSIGHT CHAIRMAN
Michael S. Harrington
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

MARKETING CHAIRMAN
Valerie F. Calderon
Manager, Business Development & Marketing
Morgan Lewis

CONFERENCE DIRECTOR
Cheryl Jarvis-Johnson
Director, IMPACT Capital Conference

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About

The PACT Capital Conference (formally known as the IMPACT Capital Conference) is the longest running and largest venture conference on the East Coast and has hosted countless top entrepreneurs, companies and investors from early stage, growth stage and mature technology companies. This conference has a long tradition of uniting these key players and draws more than 1,000 participants in attendance over the two days. It has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success. Recent keynote speakers have included Bill McDermott of SAP, Steve Case of AOL and Jeff Fluhr of StubHub and for this year’s theme, we will examine Success through Collaboration, in start-ups, enterprises, and investors.

Hosted by Morgan Lewis, this year’s conference will create a roadmap for the stages of successful collaboration.

Success through Collaboration at PACT

Build your story of success. This year’s conference seeks to create a roadmap for the stages of successful collaboration.  We will learn how start-ups, enterprises and investors become collaborators.

Video Resources

Want to learn more about the PACT Capital Conference?

Learn from one of last year’s featured companies and Lion’s Den participant, PhotoSonix, on the importance of attending IMPACT 2016.

Benefits of IMPACT for entrepreneurs

Experience as a Featured Company

Lion’s Den Experience

Lion’s Den Company Profile

PhotoSonix Advice to Entrepreneurs

About PhotoSonix

Need more convincing? Listen to a few words from our leaders.

IMPACT 2015 Lion’s Den

Is IMPACT 2015 Worth Attending By Entrepreneurs? – Sandra Stoneman, Partner, Duane Morris

Why should I attend IMPACT 2015 and who else and be there? – Lori Reiner, Partner-in-Charge, Philadelphia Region, EisnerAmper

What value & exposure does IMPACT 2015 offer companies & attendees? – Louis Rappaport, Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Who attends IMPACT and what is the value for me? – Immanuel John, Partner, Grant Thornton

Who will attending companies and investors gain exposure to at IMPACT 2015? – Michael Verrill, Vice President, Strategic Development, Sharp Financial

 

Take a look back when we celebrated 20 YEARS of connecting companies and capital.

Photo Montage

A Look Back

In The Moment

Connect with the IMPACT Capital Conference on Linkedin, Twitter, and Facebook.

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