Startups: Wanna demo your tech at PACT’s Phorum conference?

Written by Roberto Torres, Philly

Apply by March 24 to land some eyes on your company like Cloudamize, PeopleLinx and Tesorio have done in previous editions.

As the likes of Cloudamize, Tesorio and PeopleLinx once did, your startup can, too, showcase its technology at PACT’s enterprise tech conference Phorum 2017.

Startups have until March 24 to submit their applications for a shot to enter the Demo Pit, which gives early-stage companies in fields like IoT, data analytics, artificial intelligence and security a chance to showcase their technology before a tech-savvy audience.

The selected early-stage companies must have a product in early commercialization. They’ll receive a booth to demo their product throughout the entire conference. The best three companies, as determined by a panel of investors, which will have five minutes on the main stage.

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PACT Announces Phorum 2017 Call for Demo Pit Participants

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PACT Announces Phorum 2017 Call for Demo Pit Participants

Philadelphia, February 27, 2017 – PACT, the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, today announced it is now accepting applications for the Phorum 2017 Demo Pit. The Demo Pit was created to allow startups to connect with C-level enterprise decision makers attending the Phorum conference and provide them with a platform to showcase their technology. The deadline to submit an application is March 24, 2017.

Phorum 2017: Digitizing the Enterprise – The Future is Now, to be held Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the SugarHouse Event Center, will feature lightning talks and panel discussions by industry analysts, technology visionaries and business executives. Phorum 2017 is looking for startup companies whose technology is addressing at least one of the following four topic areas: Connected (Mobile, Web, IoT); Aware (big data and analytics); Smart (machine learning/AI); and Trusted (privacy and security).

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Phorum 2017: Digitizing the Enterprise

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Written by Peter Coffee, VP for Strategic Research, Salesforce

Join us on April 27, 2017 for our annual technology conference that will focus on digitizing the enterprise.

An overall label like “digital transformation” can mean too much, or not enough. It can be such a broad term that it gives no useful checklist for the essential components of a strategy; it can be so vague that anyone can claim to be running the race, when perhaps they are merely getting to the point of being able to take their mark and get set to start.

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The 2017 PACT Enterprise Awards finalists have been named

Written by Tom Paine, Philly Tech News

The 2017 PACT Enterprise Awards finalists have been named. The PACT Enterprise Awards will be held on May 18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

While some of these firms are well established and known in the Philly Tech community, others are like spotting the best prospects in minor league baseball baseball heading towards the majors. PACT’s committee has a good record in picking high achievers.

Last year’s winning technology startup, energy data firm NavPort, was acquired in December by Canada’s RS Energy Group, with backing from Warburg Pincus.

Philly Tech News profiled QuantaVerse (Technology Startup nominee) in December. The Wayne-based Fintech venture won the “Peoples’ Choice” award at PACT’s IMPACT 2016 Capital Conference in the fall, and has also been nominated for benzinga’s Global Fintech awards.

Regulatory DataCorp, King of Prussia (Technology Emerging), was acquired last summer by Vista Equity from Bain Capital Ventures. It is in a field roughly similar to QuantaVerse, though at a more mature stage, as it provides software and data which helps financial institutions and others identify regulatory risk.

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Hollister Creative Named One of Agency Spotter’s Top 20 Marketing Agencies

Philadelphia, PA, February 15, 2017 — Hollister Creative, a Philadelphia marketing services and web design company, is thrilled to announce that it has been ranked 9th nationwide out of 20 firms that made Agency Spotter’s quarterly Top 20 Marketing Agencies Report.

Agency Spotter collates and reviews data, including research and insights, on top marketing agencies and design firms, marketing trends and the future of marketing.

The most recent Top 20 Marketing Agencies Report evaluated more than 2,800 marketing agencies based on criteria that included marketing strategy, public relations, experiential marketing, promotions, portfolio, client reviews, projects and more.

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