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. awards

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

always on awards

Future 50 Award: (2012)

Global 250 Award:
MediaMath (2010)

Spongecell (2012)

OnFinance Top 100 Award:
Transactis (2015)

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

Crains awards

Best Places to Work:
MediaMath (2014, 2015)

Spongecell (2012, 2013, 2014)

50 Fastest Growing Companies:
MediaMath (2013, 2014, 2015)

CRN awards

Emerging Vendors:
Cask (2014)

Pneuron (2015)

deloitte technology fast 500 awards (2007, 2009)

MediaMath (2013, 2015)

Spongecell (2012, 2013)

Transactis (2014, 2015)

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)

Darren Hill, Co-Founder and CEO, WebLinc [Finalist] (2014, 2016)

Forbes awards

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

forrester research awards

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

gartner cool vendors in APM award

Cool Vendor:
Transactis (2015)

Cool Vendor in Big Data:
Pneuron (2015)

Cool Vendor in Life Sciences:
Aktana (2016)

Cool Vendor in Mobile App Development:
CloudMine (2016)

Cool Vendor in Pervasive Integration:
Cask (2016)

inc 500 / 5000 awards

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

MediaMath (2012, 2014)

Spongecell (2011, 2012)

Transactis (2014, 2015)

lead 411 awards

“Hottest New York City Companies”:
Apprenda (2014)

MediaMath (2012, 2013)

Spongecell (2010, 2012)

Transactis (2013)

PACT awards

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

Technology CEO of the Year:
Ned Moore, Co-Founder and CEO, Clutch [Finalist] (2015)

Technology Startup Company: [Finalist] (2012)

CloudMine [Finalist] (2013)

Clutch (2014)

Hoopla [Finalist] (2014)

Philadelphia 100 awards (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)

philadelphia business journal awards

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

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

Most Admired CEO:
Darren Hill, Co-Founder and CEO, WebLinc (2014)

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

Top 100 Workplaces:
WebLinc (2014)

salesforce awards

AppExchange Customer Choice Award for Sales Dashboards and Reports:
Hoopla (2012)

siia codie awards

Best Cloud Platform:
Apprenda (2012)

Cloud Platform-As-A-Service:
Apprenda (2013)

Best eCommerce Solution:
WebLinc (2016)

Cloud Platform-As-A-Service:
Apprenda (2013)

smart ceo awards

Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic 100: (2011)

tie awards

Top Technology Startups:
InfoBionic (2014)


Albany Business Review “CFO of the Year” Award
Wayne Boomer, Apprenda (2015)

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

American Telemedicine Association 2016 Innovation in Remote Healthcare Award
Propeller Health (2016)

Big Data 50 Award
Cask (2014)

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

Bossie Awards
Cask (2015)

BostInno’s “50 on Fire for Healthcare & Medicine” Award
meQuilibrium [Finalist] (2015)

CEG New York Technology Award
Apprenda (2014)

Center for Economic Growth “New York Technology” Award
Apprenda [Finalist] (2011, 2012)

Chief Learning Officer Magazine “Learning in Practice” Innovation Award
MediaMath [Silver] (2015)

Chief Learning Officer Magazine “Learning in Practice” Strategy Award
MediaMath [Gold] (2015)

CIO Review “20 Most Promising Data Analytics Companies”
Aktana (2013)

Cloud Awards “B2B Customer Strategy” Award
Apprenda (2014)

Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leaders Award
MediaMath (2016)

DailyTekk “Best Backend as a Service for Mbile and Web Apps” Award
CloudMine (2012)

Emerging Payments Award for Best Mobile Application
Clutch (2013)

FierceMedicalDevices “Fierce 15” Med Tech Companies
Propeller Health (2015)

Forrester Research “Breakout Vendor”
Pneuron (2015)

George Hearst’s Times Union “Top Workplace” Award
Apprenda (2013)

Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for “Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For”
MediaMath (2013, 2014, 2015)

Glassdoor Top-20 Employer for Work-Life Balance
MediaMath (2015)

Glassdoor Top-25 UK Companies for Compensation & Benefits
MediaMath (2015)

GRC Technology Innovation Award
Pneuron (2012)

Healthcare IT News “Startup to Watch” Award
Zipnosis (2016)

IAB Digital Video Rising Star Award
Spongecell (2013)

IDC Innovator for Enterprise Mobile Application Development Platform
CloudMine (2016)

IDC Innovator for Virtual Care Solutions

Influitive’s BAMMIE Awards Best Advocate Experience
Apprenda [Finalist] (2016)

JMP Securities “Hot 100 Best Privately Held Software Companies”
Aktana (2012)

The Journal of mHealth “Digital Health 100” Award
Propeller Health (2014)

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

M&M Global Programmatic Company of the Year Award
MediaMath (2015)

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award
Jon Pearce, Founder and CEO, Zipnosis (2016)

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Best Places to Work
Zipnosis (2016)

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 (2009)

Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Places to Work in Philadelphia (2007)

PYMNTS “Best Innovation in ACH” Award
Transactis (2016)

REAL SIMPLE Magazine’s Best Job-Search Websites (2010)

Red Herring Global Top 100 Winner
Cask (2013)

Red Herring Top 100 North America
Aventura (2015)

Red Herring Top 100 North America
Transactis (2015)

Royal Jay “Top 50 Health IT Experts to Follow on Twitter” Award
InfoBionic (2015)

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

VMware Ready-vCloud® Air™ Status
Apprenda (2015)

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