PACT Times

July 2020

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PACTCapCon 2020

Featured Company Slide Decks Due July 17

PACTCapCon 2020

Cover Story

PACTcapcon 2020: The Next Innovation

This year’s PACT Capital Conference will be a virtual conference series that combines 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, all culminating to the Live Lion's Den on September 24. This will all allow for greater participation from Investors of interest to businesses.

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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 July 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 »

PACTcapcon 2020 Seeks Featured Companies

Entrepreneurs, now is the time to apply!

PACT Arrows

Featured company recruitment is open! The PACT Capital Conference 2020 will bring its interactive Company Presentations that connect entrepreneurs to capital. It is free to apply and present. Whether you are raising capital now or in the next 12-24 months, we encourage you to submit an investor deck and an optional 5-minute demo video to see if you are one of the chosen presenters.

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Phorum's Virtual Transformation

New 2020 Format


Phorum's new virtual series features monthly summer webcasts and On Demand content on the new desktop and mobile app. Phorum will culminate in October with the Phorum Keynote Series, featuring globally recognized expert, best-selling author and thought leader, Tony Saldanha.

Phorum 2020: Becoming a Digital Disruptor In a Changing World will explore three key themes: Connectivity, Privacy and Ethical Data. Both the Summer Series and Keynote Series will feature a variety of lightning talks, panel discussions, keynote addresses and pitches from the Demo Pit finalists. 

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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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Phorum Summer Series : Transform Your IT Spend

Transform Your IT Spend from Costly Ongoing Operations to Driving High-Impact Business Outcomes

July 15 | 9 - 10 a.m.

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Phorum 2020 Conference: Keynote Series

Become a Digital Disruptor in Changing World

October 7, 14, 21

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PACT Events: Next Steps & Webinar 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

1315 Capital

Activate Venture Partners

Almaz Solutions

Applied Intelligence Consulting

Beeline Ventures, LLC

Business Development University

DreamIT Ventures

Excellis Health Solutions

Frontline Education


JP Morgan

JW Strategic Advisors LLC

Lia Diagnostics, Inc

LM Partners

On Pace


Prelude Solutions


Rittenhouse Ventures

SageWorks RX



WPC Worldwide

ZAC Capital Partners

News & Resources


Anexinet Introduces Packaged Network Operating Center (NOC) & Security Operating Center (SOC) Services »

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Ben Franklin Approved $1.48M in 7 Early Stage Companies »

RoseAnn B. Rosenthal to Leave President and CEO Role at Ben Franklin After 25 Years »


The need for Next-gen technologies in the BFS sector »

Cozen O’Connor

Cozen O’Connor Commits $150,000 in Services to Minority and Traditionally Underrepresented Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia »

Frontline Education

How can K-12 schools guard against Covid-19 this fall? Malvern tech firm has an answer »

Ghost Robotics

Naval Special Warfare Command Modernization »

Newmark Knight Frank

NKF Perspectives - Philadelphia Multifamily »

Osage Venture Partners

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

University City Science Center

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




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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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