PACT Times

January 2018

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Cover Stories

Emerging Business & Technology: A Baker's Dozen Tips For Startup Success

Created by Jeffrey Bodle and Andy Hamilton of Morgan Lewis

Morgan Lewis

A Baker’s Dozen Tips for Startup Success created by Morgan Lewis partners Jeffrey Bodle and Andrew Hamilton in anticipation of the 2017 PACT Capital Conference. Jeff and Andy, co-chairs of the 2017 conference, have built their practice through counseling emerging businesses and companies at all stages of the business lifecycle, and pooled their knowledge and experiences into a list of tips every startup should consider.

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External innovation: How biopharma companies are bolstering R&D pipelines through deal-making

Written by Philip Pfrang, Kelley Dealhoy, Tatjana Heller, Sonal Shah

Deloitte

Sourcing research externally seems to be the preferred path for biopharma companies to strengthen their R&D pipeline. But when choosing from the three main options open to them-licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures-what factors should they examine, and do deal types differ in the ways they accelerate development and deliver long-term value?

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What's your story?

If you would like to write the cover story for upcoming editions of PACT Times, please contact Amanda Nardi by January 15.

News & Announcements

Examine "Diversity, Inclusion & the Innovation Blind Spot" at the PACT Foundation Breakfast

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March 8th, join PACT for our annual Foundation Breakfast as we gather to celebrate and support STEM education and diversity in Philadelphia's innovation community.

 

This year's event theme will focus on recognizing and overcoming bias in funding, hiring, and education as we work toward a more inclusive tech community. Our keynote speaker will be Ross Baird, Founder & President of Village Capital and author of "The Innovation Blind Spot: Why We Back the Wrong Ideas? and What to Do About It."

 

Learn More »

Phorum 2018 Enterprise Technology Conference

Phorum

Phorum is a concentrated, full-day dose of integration and inspiration, at the boundary where "this will happen" becomes "this is who's doing it now" -- and "this is how and why you should not fall behind."

 

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PACT Talent Connect: Find Jobs & Recruit Talent

Sponsored by ORS Partners

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PACT Talent Connect officially launched 6 weeks ago, and we already have over 330 member employers and over 30 jobs posted! Login to update your employer profile and upload your open positions today! Now is the time to get connected to Philadelphia's talent community whether you're an employer or a job seeker!

View and Post Jobs Now! »

Mentor Connect: Calling for Mentors

Sponsored by University of Pennsylvania & White and Williams

Mentor Connect

With close to 50 mentors, 34 mentees and 99 mentor sessions, PACT and Ben Franklin Technology Partners move Mentor Connect through its second year with huge strides. 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 UPCOMING EVENTS

Technology Executive Roundtable

Exclusive Event for Senior IT Executives.
PACT reserves the right to determine attendance eligibility.

January 18 | 8 - 10 a.m.
Pfizer | 500 Arcola Road Collegeville, PA 19426

Sponsored by:

ametek

anexinet

object frontier

osage partners

rsm

sap

sei

vanguard

viawest

REGISTER NOW »

Fintech Series

Fintech Partnerships and Collaboration

January 24 | 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Vanguard | 425 Old Morehall Road Malvern, PA 19355

Sponsored by:

edison partners

vanguard

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SaaS Roundtable

Exclusive Event for SaaS Executives.
PACT reserves the right to determine attendance eligibility.

February 9 | 8 - 10 a.m.
Dell Boomi | 1400 Liberty Place, Chesterbrook, PA 19313

Sponsored by:

Bentley Systems
EisnerAmper
ors partners
Pepper Hamilton
wells fargo

viawest

REGISTER NOW »

PACT-TiE Top Pitch Event

February 21 | 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Comcast Center | 1701 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sponsored by:

comcast
wells fargo advisors

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Investor Dinner

Exclusive Event for Investors.
PACT reserves the right to determine attendance eligibility.

February 26 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Davio's King of Prussia | 200 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA 19406

Sponsored by:

rsm

white and williams

cfgi

BridgeBank

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PACT Foundation Breakfast

Diversity, Inclusion & the Innovation Blind Spot

March 8 | 8 - 10:30 a.m.
SugarHouse Event Center | 1001 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Title Sponsors:

ey

vanguard

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Phorum Enterprise Technology Conference

Digitizing the Enterprise

April 12 | 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SugarHouse Event Center | 1001 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Title Sponsors:

Fairmount Partners

LiquidHub

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25th Anniversay Enterprise Awards

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

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

Title Sponsor:

Fairmount Partners

In Partnership with:

KPMG

REGISTER NOW »

SAVE THE DATE

Mar 22 - Digital Health Half-Day Summit »


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.

Talent Connect: Featured Opportunities

Talent Connect is sponsored by ORS Partners

Apex IT Group

LATEST JOBS: IT Project Engineer - Network, Server & Cloud


Archer

LATEST JOBS: Institutional VP, Operations


CenTrak

LATEST JOBS: Field Application Engineer; Hardware Development Engineer; Implementation Engineer; Material Planner and Analyst; Project Coordinator of Engineering; Office Manager; Signal Processing Engineer; Technical Writer; Test Engineer


ImCare Biotech

LATEST JOBS: Post Doctoral Fellow, Oncology


ORS Partners

LATEST JOBS: Search Analyst, Talent Consultant


Slalom

LATEST JOBS: Cloud Consultant; Practice Area Lead - Delivery Leadership; Solution Principal - Organizational Effectiveness


Monetate

LATEST JOBS: DevOps Engineer; Director of Sales Operations; Project Manager; Sr. Financial Analyst; UX Designer; Visual/UI Designer

View and Post Jobs Now! »

PACT Spotlights & Deals

OrthgenRX, Inc

We kick off 2018 spotlighting this PACT member.

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MEMBER CORNER

Welcome PACT Members

AMW Spine, LLC

Archer Law

DecisionHawk

Gosier Holdings LLC

GSI Health

Howard Fischer Associates, Inc.

Intact Vascular, Inc.

Journey Sales

Omni Melts

PREMIOS

QuantaVerse

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC

Skyran Biologics

SolomonEdwards

Think Company

Press Releases & News

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Chester County gets $4-million fund to boost startup activity »

Data Systems Analysts

Frances R. Pierce Recognized in Philadelphia Business Journal's Most Admired CEO Ranking »

Lia Diagnostics

Philly-based Lia's home pregnancy test scores big wins at FDA and in Berlin »

Newmark Knight Frank

NKF Capital Markets Retained to Sell Bay Colony in Wayne, PA »

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld Experiences Year of Growth and Innovation »

SeventySix Capital

DeMarco Murray, Michael Rubin, David L. Cohen and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania invest in SeventySix Capital's sports tech venture capital fund »

We thank our Founding Leaders for their commitment and support:

Actua

AMETEK

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Bentley Systems

Comcast Business

Cozen O'Connor

Duane Morris

EY

Fairmount Partners

Fox Rothschild

Grant Thornton

Independence Blue Cross

KPMG

LiquidHub

Morgan Lewis

NewSpring Capital

Osage Partners

Pepper Hamilton

Pfizer

RSM

Safeguard Scientifics 

SAP

SEI

University City Science Center

University of Pennsylvania

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REGIONAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Apply Now  —  Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic »

Apply Now  —  Calculator Club Call for Coaches »

1/3 - 1/4  —  ChickTech Event at Drexel University Encourages Girls to Enter Technology Fields »

1/8  —  Innovation in Action @ Penn: What's Next? »

1/9  —  Applications opening for 2018 EBPC Venture Path »

1/11 - 1/12  —  NJEdge Annual Conference | NJEdgeCon2018 »

1/26  —  Product Mindset Workshop »

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