PACT Times

June 2020

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PACTCapCon 2020

Featured Company Slide Decks Due June 30

PACTCapCon 2020

Cover Stories

PACT President & CEO Speaks Out

Dean Miller shares his raw, unfiltered thoughts on coming together as a community to fight injustice and build equality of all.

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Putting Patients First: How to Do Your Part… A Small Company’s Perspective

Contributed by OrthoGenRx

2020 has brought the world to a standstill as we all feel the impact of COVID-19 both on a health and economic level. As the pandemic unfolds, we’ll determine how to react, pivot, and innovate. Many of us have concluded that this time and space has yielded a unique opportunity to make the world a better place. As ”stay healthy and stay safe” has become our daily mantra, we realize more than ever the vital role each individual play’s in our world and community.

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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 June 15.

News & Announcements

Welcoming New Companies to Get Involved

PACT Arrows

We are offering a 20% discount to new PACT Members. These are difficult times, but businesses innovate when environments are tough. PACT is here to help you meet your goals – growth in customers, talent and capital. A PACT membership provides opportunities that foster strategic relationships and increase your ability to meet the next success. Through our core pillars: Capital Connect, Customer Connect, Talent Connect and Resources, you are destined to positively impact your company’s life cycle – from startup to enterprise.

Contact Kim Tuski to Learn More »

PACT Foundation Breakfast Morning Show

Embracing Neurodiversity in Innovation June 19

Foundation Breakfast

This year's PACT Foundation Breakfast will be a LIVE! morning-show-style webcast June 19th celebrating Neurodiversity in Innovation and raising funds to support digital access for kids in local underserved communities.  

We'll raise our mugs together as a community while hearing from an incredible lineup of speakers working to adjust recruitment, selection, and career development policies to reflect a broader definition of talent.

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PACTcapcon 2020: The Next Innovation

Fully Virtual & Calling for Companies

PACT Arrows

Featured company recruitment has begun! The PACT Capital Conference 2020 will bring its interactive Company Presentations that connect entrepreneurs to capital.

This year’s PACT Capital Conference will be a virtual event that will combine both pre-recorded and live streamed sessions. The conference will be aired as highly produced and targeted segments by industries and specialties over a period of time. This will allow for greater participation from Investors of interest to businesses. More information to come. Stay tuned!

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Phorum's Virtual Transformation

New 2020 Format


For the safety of our attendees and speakers, and to do our part to aid the global recovery, PACT will present Phorum as a fully remote conference: our original speaker lineup, presented over two half-days in October 2020. Please mark your calendars for October 7 for the first day of our two-part conference.  

Additionally, in the spring and summer months we'll be rolling out digital content and virtual events featuring our Phorum speakers and demo pit companies, as well as the Phorum mobile app with built-in networking features – delivering connectivity and thought leadership right to your doorstep.

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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 334 mentor sessions, 2,000+ mentor volunteer hours, 96 mentors across all tech sectors / skill sets, and 99 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.

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Technology Executive Roundtable

MarTech Webcast Exploring Customer Data Platforms (CDP)

June 11 | 9 - 10 a.m.

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PACT Foundation Breakfast

Wake Up with our Live! Morning-Show-Style Webcast Celebrating Neurodiversity in Innovation

June 19 | 9 - 10 a.m.

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Phorum 2020

Virtual Conference Programming

October 7 & 14

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SAVE THE DATE & Stay Engaged

PACT Events: Next Steps & Recaps

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 Current Events Calendar Now »

Looking for recaps on past webcasts or a few words from PACT members? Check out the PACT YouTube Channel for all our videos!

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Interested in Sponsoring an Event?

Please contact Dianne Strunk for more information.


Welcome PACT Members

Activate Capital


Boomi, A Dell Technologies business



InstaMed, a J.P. Morgan Company

Patient Innovations


Tmunity Therapeutics

News & Resources

CFO Consulting Partners

Subchapter V of the Bankruptcy Code and How This Can Help Small Businesses »


Working from Home Tips - Being Effective While Working at Home »


Greenphire Launches New Clinical Trial Budget Build and Negotiation Solution, EnvisiX »

Newmark Knight Frank

COVID-19 and the Future of the Life Sciences Sector »

Osage Venture Partners

Due diligence during Covid-19: How Osage Venture Partners vetted its latest $3M investment remotely »

Tactix Real Estate Advisors

Do not Overreact to COVID-19 as Your Workforce Returns to the Office »

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




Fridays  — BDU's "Therapy" is now "Sales Success Peer Group"! »

June 18  — COVID19: Crisis-Lessons-Crisis, Presented by the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce »

VFA Match is Live! Secure Opportunities for the Class of 2020 »

RSM US LLP Technology Consulting Services »

RSM US LLP COVID-19 Resource Center »

Life Science Cares COVID-19 Response Fund »

Delaware County Launches "Delco Strong Small Business Support" Program »

Campus Philly Survey to Businesses »

Apply to Angel Venture Fair »

Dreamit Healthtech 2019 Program »

Open Access DEI Program Survey »

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