PACT Times

September 2020

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Enterprise Awards 2020

Enterprise Awards Live Digital Broadcast September 9, 2020

Enterprise Awards 2020

Cover Stories

Innovation in Times of Crisis: Be the Hero for Your Customers

Written by Mike Welsh, Chief Creative Officer, Mobiquity

The old adage “necessity is the mother of invention” is truer now than ever before. As the world reacts to living through a global pandemic, we reflected on other times we’ve implemented creative solutions to survive.

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Reintroducing the Workforce to the New “Normal” Post COVID 19

Contributed by Infinite Blue

We are all very immersed in supporting our companies and families during this global pandemic. With this comes a new set of challenges, that we don’t normally see as business continuity professionals, but are well within our skillset and should be brought forth to the appropriate areas of leadership.

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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 September 18.

News & Announcements

Welcome New Members

PACT Arrows

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.

Contact Kim Tuski to Learn More »

One Enterprise Awards None of Us Will Forget

2020 Enterprise Awards

Join us September 9 for the live digital broadcast of our 27th Annual Enterprise Awards as we celebrate community, achievement and success together. We are excited to recognize Penn Medicine for their Digital Innovation and the 27 finalists of our nine competitive awards, celebrating the success of the region’s technology and healthcare leaders.

Presented by: Fairmount Partners and KPMG LLP / #PACTea2020

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PACTCapCon 2020: Resources Available Now

PACT Arrows

Our 27th Annual PACT Capital Conference is completely virtual. This year's conference will be held in hour-long sessions over several weeks beginning August 18, all culminating with the Lion’s Den Finale taking place September 24.

Register now for exclusive access to the Healthcare, Technology, Early Stage panels and featured company presentations now available on the PACT YouTube Channel. Also, connect with fellow attendees via our Community Platform and inside our virtual networking lounge.

Hosted by: EisnerAmper, LLP / #PACTcapcon

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Live & On-Demand Content, Now Through October 14


Purposely designed for CIOs, CTOs and other business and technology executives, Phorum is a conference series focused on digital disruption at the boundary where “this will happen” becomes “this is who’s doing it now” — and “this is how and why you should not fall behind.”

Presented by: Fairmount Partners and Anexinet / #PACTphorum2020

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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 350 mentor sessions, 2,000+ mentor volunteer hours, 104 mentors across all tech sectors / skill sets, and 106 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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27th Annual Enterprise Awards

Live Digital Broadcast

September 9 | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Register Now »

PACT Capital Conference 2020 Virtual Series

The Next Innovation: On-Demand Content Available Now

September 10 & 24

Register Now »

Philly vs. Everybody

Part of the 10th Annual Philly Tech Week
Presented by Comcast

September 21 | 1 - 2 p.m.

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Penn Contributions to COVID Solutions

Part of the 10th Annual Philly Tech Week
Presented by Comcast

September 23 | 1 - 2 p.m.

Register Now »

Phorum 2020 Conference Reimagined

Become a Digital Disruptor in Changing World

September 29, October 7 & 14

Register Now »


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



Archetype Solutions Group

Century Therapeutics

Cigniti Technologies

CRM Ventures

Datasite, LLC

Domain Technology Group, Inc.

Epacca, Inc.

G-Squared Partners, LLC




Myota, Inc.


Red & Blue Ventures



The Discovery Labs

Triple Bristle Inc.

Vybe Urgent Care

Wells Fargo Commercial Banking


News & Resources

Congratulations PACT Members Part of Soaring 76 for 2020

Soaring 76 for 2020: Here are all the companies on this year's list” »


Accolade Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Full Exercise of the Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares »


Anexinet Helps Veltek Track Mobile Pharmaceutical Assets »

Ben Franklin Technology Parners

HOT August for our companies QRS, Strados, WYL, InfraScan, and TrekIT »

Ben Franklin Approved $975k in 6 Early Stage Companies »

Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems IPO »


Crossbeam, led by serial entrepreneur Bob Moore, raises $25M Series B »


Alvie Johnson Joins DSA to Lead Business Development Operations »


KPMG Spark helps small businesses »

MOBILion Systems

MOBILion Systems Series B Funding »

Newmark Knight Frank

Newmark Knight Frank Retained to Lease 15 Kings Grant Drive »

University City Science Center

University City Science Center Names Tiffany Wilson as President & CEO »

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





Troutman Pepper

University City Science Center




The Chamber's Recharge and Recovery Survey »

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

9/17  — TechUnited:NJ Startup Showdown, Episode 9: Real World Data / Evidence »

9/23  — Developers Conference »

9/24  — PTW20 Signature Event: Philly's Nerd Met Gala »

9/25  — Introduced by 2020 »

9/23 - 9/26  — 24th Annual Eurasian - American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT) »

10/5 - 10/9  — TechUnited:NJ Propelify 2020 #BetterFutureForAll »

Amplify Philly @Home Series »

COVID-19 Legal Updates from Fox Rothschild LLP»

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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