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See what both past and present partner companies have to say about their experiences with Safeguard as a partner in their company's growth.


“In selecting Safeguard as a partner, one of the critical criteria was the value added on an operational basis. Above and beyond the investment.”

David Roth, CEO, AppFirst

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Why I Chose Safeguard
David Roth, CEO, AppFirst


Safeguard has been a true partner. They have allowed NuPathe to operate efficiently, providing operational support and strategic leadership.”

Terri Sebree,
President, NuPathe


“For us, Safeguard was an obvious partner. They understood our industry, had a passion about our business, and had a feeling and desire to help us grow.”

Ben Kartzman, CEO, Spongecell

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Safeguard: A Partner for Growth
Ben Kartzman, CEO, Spongecell


They ask challenging questions and are always thinking about how to help us grow and think strategically about where we should go. They recommended that we talk to different people who may be able to help us either in our current market or new markets, which is much appreciated.”

Don Hardison,
Chief Executive Officer, GoodStart Genetics


“Safeguard offered a true partnership. They had people with not only knowledge of my space but who thought and cared about how we were able to succeed. It was really a connection that I had with no one else.

Rich Milgram, CEO, Beyond.com

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What Makes Safeguard Unique
Rich Milgram, CEO, Beyond.com


Every innovative technology needs a strong advocate, and that's what we found with Safeguard Scientifics and our other partners. The support we received from Safeguard – financial, operational and strategic guidance – exemplifies their understanding of the inherent value in diagnostic imaging technology, and underlines their vision to take a leadership position in this space.”

Daniel M. Skovronsky, MD, PhD,
Chief Executive Officer & President, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals (December 2010)


“Safeguard's team members are not just investors. They are true partners. As an entrepreneur, I can't imagine why you wouldn't want that.”

Sundeep Bhan, CEO, Medivo

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Safeguard: A True Partner
Sundeep Bhan, CEO, Medivo


“Five years ago, when Safeguard first provided us with growth equity capital as part of our series A financing, we were a fledgling company with a big dream. Today, we find ourselves at the forefront of revolutionizing the way payers manage relationships with providers – ultimately driving down costs and increasing quality of healthcare. We couldn't have done it without the support and commitment from our investors and our employees.”

Ned Moore,
Chairman, CEO & co-Founder, Portico Systems (June, 2011)


“Safeguard is interested in long term success as opposed to short term windows. That's one of the reasons we chose them.”

Michael Smalls, CEO, Hoopla

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Why We Chose Safeguard
Michael Smalls, CEO, Hoopla


“Partnering with the Safeguard team helped Clarient accelerate its growth, maintain a clear strategic vision and operating focus, and ultimately realize the value we created together.”

Ron Andrews,
CEO & Vice Chairman, Clarient (December, 2010)