Join PACT and TiE for the first in a collaborative series of competitive pitch events.

In 2017, TiE will be partnering with PACT to present a series of competitive pitch events. Learn more below!

 When: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017

6:00 PM – Registration and Networking
6:30 PM – Program


1701 JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Who: Our guest judges for the evening will be:


Rudy Karsan is the Founder of Karlani Capital. He Co-Founded and served as CEO of Kanexa Corporation starting in the late 80s. Kanexa went public on NASDAQ in 2005. Rudy eventually sold Kanexa to IBM for $1.3 Billion in 2012.

Kevin (2 of 2)

Kevin Kleinschmidt was Co-Founder and President of West Philadelphia-based Energy Plus. He ran an energy marketing company that grew to over $350 million in annual revenue in 5 years and was acquired by NRG Energy in 2011.


Ben Weinberg is a Director with SGE. He currently sits on the boards of Field Nation, GlobalTranz, iContracts, and MacroPoint. His previous board positions include Detechtion Technologies, Amp Electrical Distribution, Soleras Advanced Coatings and TAS Energy.

We hope you can join us to network with fellow entrepreneurs and investors, and to support the selected companies as they pitch to our panel of angel investors.

Please contact TiE Philadelphia with any questions.


Entrepreneurs & Investors — Complimentary

TiE Members — Complimentary

PACT Member Professional Advisors — $50.00

Non-member Professional Advisors — $100.00