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May 23, 2017

Q&A: Joe Proto, CEO, Transactis – On Overcoming Early Adversity

While the consequential decisions leading up to the economic crisis of the late 2000s and early 2010s were made well before September 29, 2008, the…

Posted by Tina Aufiero

September 28, 2012

Q&A: Gregg Bienstock, CEO, Lumesis – “Surround Yourself With Experts”

The municipal bond market is a thicket of data that can be outdated and doesn’t conform to a standard format, leaving investment firms to spend…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

September 6, 2012

Q&A: David Langsam, CEO, AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions – “To Thine Own Self Be True”

The need to innovate and improve the healthcare system is greater than ever before, creating a number of opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs in healthcare…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

July 13, 2012

Q&A: Steve McKay, CEO, DriveFactor – “The Key has been Flexibility”

After 11 years at Progressive Insurance, Steve McKay knew insurance inside and out, including many of the industry’s shortfalls. Steve realized that there were significant…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

May 31, 2012

Q&A: Don Hardison, CEO, Good Start Genetics – “Don’t Take Anything for Granted”

Good Start Genetics is setting the pace for carrier screening. Based on proprietary gene-sequencing technology, Good Start Genetics’ pre-pregnancy test is more accurate and comprehensive,…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

April 30, 2012

Q&A: Ben Kartzman, CEO, Spongecell – “Entrepreneurs Need to Be Eternal Optimists”

Our Q&A series turns now to one of our newest partner companies, Spongecell, and its CEO and Co-founder Ben Kartzman. Spongecell is a digital advertising…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

March 30, 2012

Q&A: Jean Hoffman, CEO, Putney – “Entrepreneurs are Problem Solvers”

For the next installment of our partner company Q&A series, we turn to the life sciences side of our portfolio and interviewed Jean Hoffman, Founder,…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

February 29, 2012

Q&A: Rich Milgram, CEO, Beyond.com – “Persistence and Patience are Key” to Success

This year, we launched a Q&A Series with our partner company CEOs to provide insight, lessons learned and  first-hand knowledge about what it takes to…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

January 31, 2012

Q&A: Russ Fadel, CEO, ThingWorx – “Hooked on Entrepreneurship”

Welcome to the inaugural blog post for Safeguard Scientifics’ Q&A Series, featuring our partner company CEOs! We believe that our blog is a perfect medium…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

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