PACT Enterprise Awards
Sponsors Fairmount Partners Investment Banking KPMG PACT

2017 Enterprise Awards Finalists

Healthcare Innovator

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
GSI Health
Inovio Pharmaceuticals

Sponsor: Independence Blue Cross

Healthcare CEO

Excellis Health Solutions, Greg Cathcart
Phlexglobal, Rick Riegel
The One Health Company, Christina Lopes

Sponsors: EY and Morgan Lewis Bockius

Healthcare Emerging

VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals

Sponsor: RSM

Healthcare Startup

PolyCore Therapeutics

Sponsor: University City Science Center

Technology Company

EPAM Systems
Evolve IP

Sponsor: Comcast Business

Technology CEO

Billtrust, Flint Lane
IMS Technology Services, Jill Renninger
Quench, Tony Ibargüen

Sponsor: Cozen O'Connor

Technology Emerging

CorpU Regulatory
DataCorp (RDC)

Sponsors: Fox Rothschild and EisnerAmper

Technology Startup

Alpha Point
Roar for Good

Sponsors: Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Pepper Hamilton

Investment Deal

Safeguard Scientifics / NewSpring Capital
Tabula Rasa

Sponsors: Broadpath and Grant Thornton


Legend Award
(Lifetime Achievement)

Richard Vague

Richard Vague

Richard Vague is currently managing partner of Gabriel Investments, an early stage venture capital fund, and chair of The Governor's Woods Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organization. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of Energy Plus, and also co-founder and CEO of two consumer banks, First USA and Juniper Financial.

Richard currently serves on the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees and the Penn Medicine Board of Trustees, and on a number of business boards including the Franklin Square Energy and Power Fund. He is chair of FringeArts Philadelphia, chair of the University of Pennsylvania Press, and chair of the Abramson Cancer Center Development Leadership Council. He is also on the boards of the Franklin Institute, the Museum of the American Revolution, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Visit Philadelphia.

Richard is the author of The Next Economic Disaster, a book on the global economy, as well as a number of published articles on economic theory. He is also editor of the blog, which focuses on non-fiction literature.

Digital Innovation

To Be Announced