PACT Times

April 2020

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PACTCapCon 2020

Mark Your Calendar for September 23 & 24, 2020

PACTCapCon 2020

Cover Story

The New World Needs your Company’s Voice

Written by New PACT Members, Susan Stipa, CEO of McDay and Murad Sabzali, CEO of CG Life

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All around the region, you hear the refrain: ‘how is your business surviving?’ These queries, delivered via text, email, phone and increasingly, video conferencing, and even in the new phenomenon of virtual happy hour, net a variety of reactions.

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What's your story?

If you would like to write the cover story for an upcoming edition of PACT Times, please contact Amanda Nardi Di Filippo by April 17.

News & Announcements

Welcoming New Companies to Get Involved

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During these difficult times, we'd like to offer new companies a 20% discount to become PACT Members. A PACT membership helps companies build business and grow their brands. We hope you can become a part of this community and look forward to helping you meet your goals.

Contact Kim Tuski to Learn More »

Signature Events Postponed

More Information to Come

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Due to the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic, PACT has decided to postpone Phorum 2020, PACT Foundation Breakfast and the 27th Annual Enterprise Awards. We are currently assessing dates for mid-summer or later and expect to announce new dates soon. Please be on the lookout for future announcements. 

If you have any questions or concerns related to PACT programming, please reach out to the PACT Team.

Capital Connect Calls for Companies

Pitching Opportunities for PACT Community

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Entrepreneurs interested in presenting at the PACT Capital Conference 2020 are encouraged to learn more & apply now.

Entrepreneurs interested in presenting at upcoming virtual PACT events can contact the PACT Team.

Calling for Mentors & Mentees!

Get Involved with Mentor Connect

Mentor Connect

Since the start of the pilot program in June 2016, Mentor Connect has grown to more than 270 mentor sessions, 2,000+ mentor volunteer hours, 90 mentors across all tech sectors / skill sets, and 80 mentees from all company stages.

We're currently seeking successful CEO founders of high growth companies ready to give back AND startup companies looking for mentorship.

Please send your referral(s) to Jennifer Cohen.

Learn More »


Cybersecurity Update: Threats on the Horizon

Virtual Event

April 14 | 8:30 - 10 a.m.

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Technology Executive Roundtable

Virtual Event

April 16 | 8 - 9:30 a.m.

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MedTech Spring Series: Part 1

Virtual Event

April 23 | 8:30 - 10 a.m.

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Talent Connect Executive Roundtable

Virtual Event

April 28 | 8:30 - 10 a.m.

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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 2019-2020 Event Calendar Now »

Interested in Sponsoring an Event?

Please contact Dianne Strunk for more information.

Mentor Connect Success Story

Yasmine Mustafa, CEO & Co-Founder, ROAR for Good, Mentor Connect Mentee

“I am part of a few mentoring circles and PACT has been the most valuable. Donna and Bob have provided insights and feedback that have helped me tremendously.”

Learn more about Mentor Connect »


Welcome PACT Members

AB Bernstein

Archer Law


Directlink Technologies, Corp.

Employee Cycle

EPAM Systems, Inc.

Geistlich Pharma North America

Grays Ferry Capital

Halfpenny Technologies

inDoW Technology Company

IntegriChain, Inc.

Invisible Sentinel

Thomas Jefferson University

Kreischer Miller


Relay Network

Simkiss & Block

Volpe and Koenig, PC


News & Resources


Anexinet Drives Complete Digital Transformation for Sloane Automotive Group »

CFO Consulting Partners

Survive, Stabilize and Thrive – CRE Coronavirus Impact »


How to transition to remote work from home »

Fox Rothschild LLP

SBA Includes COVID-19 in Economic Injury Disaster Loans »


Tips for Workers and Employers Working from Home During COVID-19 »


COVID-19 Risk and Anxiety Assessment Tool »

Newmark Knight Frank

Greater Philly’s Healthcare Concentration is a Prescription for Office Market Resiliency »

Luring Labor? Best Bets for Warehouse Occupiers in the I-81/78 Corridor Industrial Market »

Pennsylvania Resource

PA Exemption Process Closing April 3rd »


Special Message from SAP »

Tactix Real Estate Advisors

Negotiating Rent Relief with Your Landlord »

White and Williams LLP

COVID-19 Business Closure and Continuity Compliance Resource »

We thank our Founding Leaders for their commitment and support:


Baker Tilly

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Bentley Systems

Boomi, a Dell Technologies business

Comcast Business

Cozen O'Connor

Duane Morris LLP

EisnerAmper, LLP


Fairmount Partners

Fox Rothschild LLP

Grant Thornton LLP

Independence Blue Cross


Morgan Lewis

NewSpring Capital

Osage Partners

Penn Center for Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania

Pepper Hamilton LLP





University City Science Center




Campus Philly Survey to Businesses »

5/13 - 5/14 — Total Impact Philadelphia 2020 »

Apply to Angel Venture Fair »

Dreamit Healthtech 2019 Program »

Open Access DEI Program Survey »

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