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March 2018

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Speakers Announced for Phorum 2018!

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Cover Story

Has the New Tax Law Created an “Open Season” for Exercising Incentive Stock Options?

Written by Gregory Pospichel, EisnerAmper  

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Stock option compensation is a popular perk of working for a startup company. Most early-stage companies set aside a tranche of corporate shares to offer to employees in the form of stock options -- usually incentive stock options (ISOs).

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

News & Announcements

PACT's Foundation Breakfast

Diversity, Inclusion & the Innovation Blind Spot.

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Join us tomorrow for our annual PACT Foundation Breakfast, as we gather to celebrate and support STEM education and diversity in Philadelphia's innovation community. Our program will focus on recognizing and overcoming bias in funding, hiring, and education as we work toward a more inclusive tech community.

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Speaker Lineup for Phorum 2018: Advancing AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain

Author, Nick Carr to deliver keynote address

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This year's enterprise technology conference will feature expert perspectives on accelerating technical developments and peer discussions on their transformative impact.

 

Some of our dynamic speakers include: Julia Ask of Forrester, Amod Dange of Facebook, Chris Huff of IBM, and Charlie Herrin of Comcast Cable.

 

Nick Carr, a writer and speaker whose work focuses on the intersection of technology and culture, will deliver the keynote address for Phorum 2018. Mr. Carr is the author of the acclaimed book The Glass Cage: How Our Computers Are Changing Us (2014), which examines the personal and social consequences of our ever-growing dependency on computers, robots, and apps.

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Penn Medicine Named Digital Innovation Honoree

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Enterprise Awards

We proudly announce that Penn Medicine will receive the Enterprise Award for Digital Innovation on May 9, 2018. We present this award to a company that is driving digital transformation and innovation. This honoree applies new or existing technology in a unique or innovative way to solve a business problem or advance business goals.

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PACT Talent Connect: Find Jobs & Recruit Talent

Sponsored by ORS Partners

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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 60 mentors, 40 mentees and 122 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

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 Sponsor:

ey

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Technology Executive Roundtable

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

March 15 | 8 - 10 a.m.
SEI | 1 Freedom Valley Drive, Oaks, PA 19456, Arcola Road Collegeville, PA 19426

Sponsored by:

ametek

anexinet

apigee

flexential

object frontier

osage partners

rsm

sap

sei

vanguard

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Digital Health Summit

Data Insights and Behavioral Economics

March 22 | 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Smilow Center at the University of Pennsylvania | 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Sponsored by

change healthcare
Cooley
Duane Morris
Edison Partners
IBX
OFS
Pfizer
Safeguard

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PACT Meetup at MakeOffices

April 3 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
MakeOffices | 2001 Market Street Suite 2500 | Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sponsored by

Make Offices

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Phorum Enterprise Technology Conference

Digitizing the Enterprise: Advancing AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain

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

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 Jobs

Talent Connect is sponsored by ORS Partners

CenTrak

LATEST JOBS: Hardware Development Engineer; Implementation Engineer; Material Planner and Analyst; Office Manager; Senior Hardware Development Engineer; Technical Writer; Test Engineer


Chariot Solutions

LATEST JOBS: Mobile Developers; Senior Java/Spring Engineers


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MEMBER CORNER

Welcome PACT Members

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Agilence, Inc

Anexinet

Change Healthcare

Chestnut Street Ventures

FinPay LLC

Flexential

Global Products LLC

LiquidInvoice LLC

Logicworks

Medimize, Inc

Newmark Knight Frank

NIKSUN

O3 World

Tech Council Ventures II LP

Press Releases & News

1315 Capital

1315 Capital, a Philadelphia-based healthcare growth equity firm, has raised $300 million for its second fund, per an SEC filing. »

Anexinet

Anexinet Acquires Propelics »

Anexinet Acquires Propelics To Accelerate Digital Capabilities »

Deloitte

2018 Global life sciences outlook »

Dell Boomi

Boomi Helps Easterseals Bay Area Transform into a State-of-the-Art Healthcare Services Organization »

Dell Boomi, Nalta.com and digitalAngel partner to revolutionise the future of healthcare »

DLA Piper

DLA Piper - a recognized leader among law firms in Philadelphia and around the world »

Fibrocell Science

Fibrocell Announces FDA Allowance of Investigational New Drug Application for FCX-013 for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Localized Scleroderma »

Howard Fischer Associates

HFA assists Govberg Jewelers in placing Shrivathsa Ballal as Chief Technical Officer. »

Howard Fischer Associates Helps Comcast Recruit Dana Strong as President, Consumer Services »

LLR Partners

LLR Partners Rakes In Over $945M For Fifth Fund »

KPMG on behalf of Bill McCusker

Philly Billboard Campaign Stresses Importance of Fathers »

LiquidHub

After secret $500 million Super Bowl deal, LiquidHub 'will hire thousands'»

SolomonEdwards

Lewis Ranieri Joins SolomonEdwards' Board »

Relay Network

Relay Network Launches CX Builder, Giving Businesses Greater Ability to Create Personalized, Proactive Customer Experiences at Scale »

Robin Hood Ventures

ThruPore Announces $540,000 First Close of a $1 Million Seed Round led by Robin Hood Ventures »

RXTransparent

Vizient Inc. selects the Forerunner Group, LLC., DBA, RXTransparent as a Preferred Vendor for DSCSA Compliance »

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

Vanguard

REGIONAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

3/13-3/14  —  Stanford/NVCA Venture Capital Symposium »

4/5  —  IoT Fusion »

4/11  —  HPE Synergy Test Drive Composability Workshop »

4/24  —  Exits - Traps and Triumphs »

4/26-4/27  —  Total Impact Conference 2018 »

5/17  —  Mid-Atlantic Health Care IT Forum »

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