Successfully fostering award-winning leadership and innovation.

Whether making an impact regionally or driving innovation worldwide, Safeguard and its companies are fostering positive change in the healthcare and technology sectors, and gaining recognition along the way by influential industry sources.

about.com awards

Reader’s Choice Award “Best Medical Job Board”:
Beyond.com (2011)

always on awards

Future 50 Award:
Beyond.com (2012)

Global 250 Award:
MediaMath (2010)

Spongecell (2012)

OnMedia 100 Award:
MediaMath (2009, 2010, 2011)

Crains awards

Best Places to Work:
MediaMath (2014)

Spongecell (2012, 2013, 2014)

50 Fastest Growing Companies:
MediaMath (2013, 2014)

deloitte technology fast 500 awards

Beyond.com (2007, 2009)

Bridgevine (2008)

MediaMath (2013)

Putney (2013)

Spongecell (2012, 2013)

Transactis (2014)

drexel lebow school of business awards

CFO of the Year:
Stephen T. Zarrilli, SVP & CFO, Safeguard Scientifics [Finalist] (2011)

E&Y entrepreneur of the year awards

David Langsam, President and CEO, AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions [Finalist] (2013)

Joe Zawadski, Co-Founder and CEO, MediaMath [Finalist] (2014)

Jean Hoffman, Founder, President and CEO, Putney (2014)

Darren Hill, Co-Founder and CEO, WebLinc [Finalist] (2014)

Forbes awards

Best Way to Find (and Fill) a Job Online:
Beyond.com (2009)

forrester research awards

#1 Demand-Side Platform (DSP) Vendor:
MediaMath (2011)

Fortune best places to work

Best Places to Work:

Putney (2013)

gartner cool vendors in APM award

“Cool Vendors in APM”:
AppFirst (2012)

great places to work awards

Putney (2013)

inc 500 / 5000 awards

AdvantEdge (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Beyond.com (2007, 2008, 2012, 2013)

Bridgevine (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

MediaMath (2012, 2014)

Putney (2011, 2013)

Spongecell (2011, 2012)

Transactis (2014)

lead 411 awards

“Hottest New York City Companies”:
AppFirst (2013, 2014)

Apprenda (2014)

MediaMath (2012, 2013)

Spongecell (2010, 2012)

Transactis (2013)

PACT awards

Investment Deal of the Year:
Safeguard Scientifics (2011, 2012, 2014)

Technology Startup Company:
Beyond.com [Finalist] (2012)

Clutch (2014)

Hoopla [Finalist] (2014)

Philadelphia 100 awards

Beyond.com (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

philadelphia business journal awards

40 Under 40:
Rich Milgram, Founder and CEO, Beyond.com (2007)

CFO of the Year:
Stephen T. Zarrilli, SVP & CFO, Safeguard Scientifics ([Finalist] 2011, 2012)

Philanthropic Donor Award for Small Companies:
Safeguard Scientifics (2008)

philly.com

Top 100 Workplaces:
WebLinc (2014)

salesforce awards

AppExchange Customer Choice Award:
Hoopla (2012)

smart ceo awards

Future 50 Award
AppFirst (2014)

Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic 100:
Beyond.com (2011)

tie awards

Top Technology Startups:
InfoBionic (2014)

OTHER INFLUENTIAL AWARDS

Albany Business Review “Most Promising” Award:
Apprenda (2014)

Best Places to Work in Maine:
Putney (2012, 2013)

Bluetooth® Breakthrough Award in the Product Category:
Propeller Health (2013)

Business of the Year Award in Portland, ME:
Putney (2013)

CEG New York Technology Award:
Apprenda (2014)

Emerging Payments Award for Best Mobile Application:
Clutch (2013)

Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for Best Medium-Sized Company to Work for in 2014:
MediaMath (2013)

GRC Technology Innovation Award:
Pneuron (2012)

High Mass Tech’s Women to Watch:
Jean Hoffman, CEO, Putney (2011)

IAB Digital Video Rising Star:
Spongecell (2013)

La Salle University’s Michael A. DeAngelis Award:
Stephen T. Zarrilli, SVP & CFO, Safeguard Scientifics (2008)

Mainebiz’s Business Leader of the Year:
Jean Hoffman, Founder, President and CEO, Putney (2012)

Mass High Tech “Women to Watch”:
Jean Hoffman, Founder, President and CEO, Putney (2011)

NJBIZ’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies in New Jersey:
AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

Online Retail Awards eCommerce / mCommerce “Provider of The Year”:
WebLinc [Finalist] (2014)

Payforce Awards for “the Gotta-Have Mobile App” Category:
Clutch (2014)

PC Magazine’s Top 20 Best Job Search Sites:
Beyond.com (2009)

Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Places to Work in Philadelphia:
Beyond.com (2007)

Portland’s Business of the Year:
Putney (2013)

REAL SIMPLE Magazine’s Best Job-Search Websites:
Beyond.com (2010)

RVA Company to Watch in the Emerging Companies Category:
DriveFactor (2012)

SIIA CODiE Award “Best Cloud Platform”:
Apprenda (2012)

SIIA CODiE Award “Best Systems Management Solution”:
AppFirst [Finalist] (2012)

SIIA CODiE Award “Cloud Platform-As-A-Service”:
Apprenda (2013)

Silicon Alley 100 “New York’s Coolest Tech People”:
Joe Zawadski, Co-Founder and CEO, MediaMath (2010)

Telematics Update Awards’ Best Insurance Telematics Product or Service Launch Award:
DriveFactor (2013)

Telematics Update Awards’ Industry Newcomer Award:
DriveFactor (2013)

NOTE: Awards highlighted on this page represent Safeguard’s current partner companies along with current employees at Safeguard.