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October 2017

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Cover Stories

Celebrate 25 Years of Enterprise Innovations on May 9th

Submit your Enterprise Awards nominations by Friday, November 10. 

The Enterprise Awards is the region's most prestigious business honors for Technology and, Healthcare companies, leaders, and entrepreneurs. The Enterprise Awards will present 10 competitive awards and a newly refreshed format for it's 25th anniversary year!

Learn More & Submit a Nomination »

Helping Marketing Hit the Market

Founder of CBM Group, Colleen Burns, moderated a discussion on how people on the marketing side can assist in the success of sales.

CBM Group

What can marketing professionals do to really move the needle and be a true business partner? What contributions and actions create an environment of mutual respect? How can marketing communicate the research, rigor and reasons behind how decisions are made, so sales professionals can maximize the strategies, tools, programs and tactics that are created to ensure their success?


CBM Group recently hosted a panel with four leaders who have seen the territory from both sides and offer their insights and best practices on optimizing the collaboration between sales and marketing.

Read full article »

What's your story?

If you would like to write the cover story for upcoming editions of PACT Times, please contact Amanda Nardi by October 13.

News & Announcements

Your Official Invitation

Conference Highlights and Room Block Closes October 6

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Here are just a few of the dynamic speakers who will share their insights and expertise on Success Through Collaboration:

  • Anita Elberse, Award Winning Teacher and Scholar, Chair, Executive Educational Program, The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports, Harvard Business School
  • Laura Huang, Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Polina Marinova, Associate Editor at Fortune and Author of Term Sheet
  • Andrew Yang, Founder, Venture for America Grab

Grab your official invitation to learn more.


We reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate. 
Please contact the hotel to book your room before October 6. 

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Register Now »

Talent Connect: PACT Job Board Coming Soon

Sponsored by ORS Partners

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We will soon release the official PACT job board, Talent Connect, sponsored by ORS Partners. Discover qualified candidates to fill your open positions on the Talent Connect platform and leverage an engaged network of Philadelphia professionals to help you fill your job vacanies. Jobs posted on Talent Connect will be shared on the PACT network including the website, monthly newsletters and social channels.


As a PACT member, we are inviting you to have early access to the job board tool when we go live in a few weeks as a beta user! You will be able to post unlimited jobs and have candidate applications sent straight to your email or applicant tracking system. If you are interested, please contact Kim Tuski.


Contact Kim Tuski to learn more»

Mentor Connect: Calling for Mentors

Sponsored by University of Pennsylvania & White and Williams

Mentor Connect

With over 40 mentors and 30 mentees, PACT and Ben Franklin Technology Partners move Mentor Connect into its second year. Visit the website to learn more and get involved today.


Are you an experienced entrepreneur in the technology and/or healthcare fields? If so, contact Jennifer Cohen to see if you qualify as a mentor.


Learn More & Get Involved Today »

PACT Membership Directory: Update Your Company Profile

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ATTENTION PACT MEMBERS: We are currently asking each primary contact to update their member profile. If you did not receive your username and password, please contact Kim Tuski.


Contact Kim Tuski »


PACT Member Meetup

October 11 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Curalate | 2401 Walnut Street Suite 502 Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sponsored by:



Technology Executive Roundtable

October 12 | 8 - 10 a.m.
Vertex | 2301 Renaissance Boulevard, King of Prussia, PA 19406

Sponsored by:


object frontier






SaaS Roundtable

October 27 | 8 - 10 a.m.
LiquidHub | 500 East Swedesford Road, Wayne, PA 19087

Sponsored by:

Bentley Systems
ors partners
Pepper Hamilton
wells fargo


PACT Capital Conference 2017

Success Through Collaboration

November 1 and 2 | 1 - 9 p.m.
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel and The Crystal Tea Room | 201 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Hosted by:

morgan lewis


25th Annual Enterprise Awards

Celebrating 25 Years of Achievement in Technology, Healthcare, and Investment

May 9 | 5 - 9 p.m.
The Kimmel Center | 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Title Sponsor:

Fairmount Partners

In Partnership with:




Nov 14 - Medtech Event »

Nov 15 - PACT Alliance Partnership Group »

Nov 30 - Tax & Regulatory Update »

Dec 5 - Digital Health Event »

Dec 14 - Technology Executive Roundtable »

Apr 12 - Phorum »

PACT Events: See What's Up Next
PACT Times, weekly email messages, and social media accounts keep you informed about upcoming events with open registration, but did you know you can access a PDF of PACT's planning calendar for the entire year via our website?


Follow the link below and mark your calendars for the events that interest you. Don't forget to check back regularly - this document is updated often!


Contact Danielle Pinto for more information on specific events.

View 2017-2018 Event Calendar »

Interested in Sponsoring an Event?

Please contact Dianne Strunk for more information.

Mentor Connect Corner

Mentor Connect is sponsored by University of Pennsylvania & White and Williams

Therapeutic Articulations

Recently selected as a finalist of the Stellar Start-up Awards!

Learn more »

PACT Spotlights & Deals

Making IT Solutions with PCS

Check out this short video on PACT Member, PCS, and their solutions to IT problems.

Learn more »


Welcome PACT Members

Adaptive Clinical Systems

BB&T - The Addis Group

BNY Mellon Wealth

Brandbridge Ltd

Change Healthcare


Conlin's Digital Print & Copy Center

Delaware Innovation Space

DietaryDNA, LLC

Feincode LLC

LifeCuff Technologies Inc.

North Beach Associates

PolyAurum, LLC

Rapid Learning Institute


The Haverford Trust Company


WizeHive, Inc.


Press Releases & News


Actua Announces Definitive Agreements to Sell Three Majority-Owned Businesses for an Aggregate of $549 Million in Cash »


Anexinet Named a 2017 Best Place to Work by Philadelphia Business Journal »


Who brings brands like Nordstrom, Forever 21 to social media? Philly's Curalate »


PPC, Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Data Systems Analysts Inc, Awarded 7-Year Contract to Modernize Maryland Enterprise Budget System »

Edison Partners

Edison Partners Leads $8M Series A Growth Investment in Signet Accel »

Hollister Creative

MarCom Alliance to Lead Panel at Pennsylvania Marketing Summit »

Keirestu Forum Mid-Atlantic

Keirestu Forum Mid-Atlantic Creates "Angel Treaty" in Philadelphia »


Lovoco and GoVivace launched Stenopoly - instantaneous bilingual subtitling AI invention - in unity, and now gaining critical mass. »

NewSpring Capital

NewSpring Holdings Completes Series B Round Driving Continued Growth and Scale to Platform Companies »

NewSpring backs more local growth companies »

Newmark Knight Frank

Vacancy Remains at High Levels in the Philadelphia Central Business District »

NKF Represents Seller in 13+ Acre Land Sale of 7777 State Road, Philadelphia »


SC Lab's Cyber Security Test Names NIKSUN "Best Analytics Tool" »

NIKSUN Named a 2018 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor For Exceptional Big Data "Capture and Analysis" Security Solution »

ORS Partners

ORS Partners Provides `White Label' Recruiting Solutions to Support Liquidity Events for Ten Fast-Growth Clients »

Safeguard Scientifics

Why you're going to start hearing more about Old City startup Asset-Map »

CloudMine Honored as Health Care Innovator by Philadelphia Business Journal »

VitalTrax's Clinical Trial App Has Hit the Market »


SAP to Acquire Gigya, Market Leader in Customer Identity and Access Management »


WizeHive Named to the 2017 Philadelphia 100 »

We thank our Founding Leaders for their commitment and support:



Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Bentley Systems

Comcast Business

Cozen O'Connor

Duane Morris

Evolve IP


Fairmount Partners

Fox Rothschild

Grant Thornton

Independence Blue Cross



Morgan Lewis

NewSpring Capital

Osage Partners

Pepper Hamilton



Safeguard Scientifics 



University City Science Center

University of Pennsylvania



Bring Steve Case's "Rise of the Rest" tour back to Philly. VOTE HERE »

Fall 2017  — Philadelphia Tech Marketers »

10/4  —  NJ-DVHIMSS Fall Conference »

10/10  —  Challenge Cup Philadelphia »

10/12  —  AVF Women Funding Seminar »

10/12  — Achieving Payer Coverage (the who, what, when, where and HOW) »

10/14  —  Camden Catalyst - Tech Startup Pitch Competition »

10/14 - 10/21  —  UPNEXT FEST »

10/17 - 10/18  —  Nanotechnology Conference »

11/3  —  2017 Eurasian - American Technology Entrepreneurship Conference »

11/6  —  Big Data & Digital Health Summit »

11/9  —  NextTech Philly »

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