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April 2018

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Cover Story

Buying In: Cybersecurity Risk and Due Diligence

Written by Kevin Hyde and Jack Warnock, Layer 8 Security  

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Just as cyber breaches are a new normal in today's business community, cyber due diligence is upon us, and there is an efficient way to act. It affects the entire ecosystem surrounding any merger, acquisition, investment or leadership change. Tap the experts around you to start thinking about these questions, and take a proactive approach, every time.

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

News & Announcements

Phorum 2018 Redefines Digital in 1 Week

Happening Next Thursday!

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Phorum 2018 is only 1 week away! Explore how leading enterprises are playing offense by harnessing powerful technologies to deliver new offerings, experiences, and business models. When you get back to the office after this conference, you won’t be incrementing forward from today; you’ll be seeing the necessities, and recognizing the opportunities, for leadership tomorrow in specific domains:

  • Immersive Experiences (AI),
  • Cognitive Systems (Machine Learning)
  • Distributed Trust (Blockchain)

Learn More & Register Now »

PTW18: Disrupting Cancer

Hear from the most brilliant minds on the front line in the fight against cancer

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Join PACT for a conversation with Carl June, leader of the team at Penn responsible for this historic CAR-T cell therapy. Learn how Dr. June and other Penn innovators are disrupting cancer right here in Philadelphia.

Learn More & Register »

Enterprise Awards Celebrates its 25th Anniversry

What's new for this milestone year

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We hope you join us for our silver celebration of the 25th Anniversary Enterprise Awards on May 9.

Here are 5 new features:

  1. We're heading to the Kimmel Center to celebrate in the heart of our grand city!
  2. After 1 hour of awards, enjoy 3 hours of celebtration, spirits and TONS of networking with the region's movers and shakers.
  3. Celebrate Mike DiPiano of NewSpring Capital on his Legend Award for Lifetime Achievement.
  4. Watch Penn Medicine be named Digital Innovator of the Year.
  5. Find out which finalists will take home Techies in the technology and healthcare categories.

Learn more & Reserve Your Seat»

PACT Capital Conference Set for September 26

Celebrating 25th Anniversary

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Build connections in a new and different way. This year's Capital Conference and Gala Reception will ALL take place this fall @ XFINITY Live! Philadelphia.

Learn More & Get Involved Today »

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! »


PACT UPCOMING EVENTS

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

REGISTER NOW »

Medtech Series: Innovation @Penn

April 17 | 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Pennovation Center | 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Sponsored by:

pennovation

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SaaS Roundtable: Market Update

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

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

Sponsored by:

Bentley Systems
EisnerAmper
Flexential
ors partners
Pepper Hamilton
wells fargo

REGISTER NOW »

PTW18: Disrupting Cancer

Hear from the most brilliant minds on the front line in the fight against cancer

May 1 | 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Pennovation Center | 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Sponsored by:

pennovation

REGISTER NOW »

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 »

PACT-TiE Top Pitch Event

May 16 | 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Comcast Center | 1701 JFK Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Sponsored by:

comcast
wells fargo advisors

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

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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

View and Post Jobs Now! »

Mentor Connect Corner

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

Mobil-Aider

Therapeutic Articulations, LLC awarded FDA approval for the Mobil-Aider. Read full press release.

Learn More on Mentor Connect »

MEMBER CORNER

Welcome PACT Members

AgileCat

Amino Payments

Be Group

Business Development University

CloudMine

DLA Piper US LLP

Ellucian

EPAM Systems, Inc.

Fleet Walker Productions

Griffin Financial Group

InfraScan, Inc.

InstaMed

IntegriChain, Inc.

Jimmy's Milan Salad Dressing

LUXTECH

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Monetate, Inc.

Pentec Health

RampUp Consulting

Tech Council Ventures II LP

Veris Associates, Inc.

Wanashaker, LLC

White and Williams

Xverity

Press Releases & News

Accolade

Accolade raises $50 million in funding »

Anexinet

Anexinet Enhances ListenLogic With Artificial Intelligence and Ensemble Machine Learning Capabilities »

BDO

100 Days of Tax Reform »

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ben Franklin Approved $12 Million in 67 Companies »

DSA

DSA Announces Executive Promotions »

EisnerAmper

12 Ways the New Tax Law May Impact Technology and Life Science Companies »

Intact Vascular

Intact Vascular Welcomes TOBA BTK Trial One-Year Clinical Study Results Publication in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Intervention »

RoundTrip

RoundTrip raises $1.9 million in seed funding »

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

Philly Tech Week 2018

PACT is a Media Partner with Technical.ly Philly

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Mark your calendars for Philly Tech Week's Dev Conference and Introduced, by Technical.ly happening the first week of May.

  1. May 2, Philly Tech Week's Dev Conference is workshops of different levels, focused around today's most used languages and programs plus there's high level talks from experts in their fields who stick around to hang out for an exclusive Happy Hour to wind down from this powerful one day Dev experience.

  2. May 3, Looking for your favorite #PhillyTechWeek track conference? It's all one awesome, super, choose-your-own-adventure, change-your-life conference now! Meet #Intro2018.

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REGIONAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

4/5  —  IoT Fusion »

4/11  —  HPE Synergy Test Drive Composability Workshop »

4/24  —  Exits - Traps and Triumphs »

4/26  —  Flexential Block Party »

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

5/2  —  Philly Tech Week Dev Conference »

5/3  —  Introduced, by Technical.ly »

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

6/1  —  MADV Venture Forum »

6/24  —  Applications Open for Maker Faire »

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