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April 12, 2013

How to Get Funding: 3 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Close Deals Faster

When looking for investors, entrepreneurs used to have a tendency to sign with the first VC who came through the door with money. Today, that’s…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

February 11, 2013

The Most Essential Attribute You Should Look For in a Capital Provider

In evaluating prospective capital providers, savvy entrepreneurs have come to understand that while capital is their number one priority, there are other attributes they need…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

November 15, 2012

5 Common Themes That Drive Entrepreneurial Success

This week, Deloitte announced the 2012 Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

May 31, 2012

Putting Growth Capital to Work in Philadelphia

On average, Safeguard Scientifics evaluates more than a thousand business plans each year—that’s 20 business plans per week. Last year, we chose to partner with…

Posted by James A. Datin

April 13, 2012

How West and East Coast Dynamics Help Startups Succeed

Silicon Valley has been a hotbed for entrepreneurship and innovation for the last four decades. It’s packed with big thinkers, highly talented engineers, and VCs…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

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

March 29, 2012

The Ballad of the Brave CIO

Few key roles in a company are as dynamic as the CIO has been over the past 20 years. CIOs have come a long way,…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

March 8, 2012

5 Ways Mobile Technology is Reshaping the World

Previously, I’ve highlighted the five key areas driving Enterprise 3.0—social media, mobile, technology, the cloud, Internet of Things, and big data—and how they are  fundamentally transforming…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

February 2, 2012

Top 10 Apps for Entrepreneurs and CEOs

Entrepreneurship and innovation are about building ideas into a reality, ultimately creating successful businesses. Tools and tips can help make order out of chaos and drive…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

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