Safeguard Insights

April 20, 2017

Quantum Computing: Its Emergence and Implications on Information Security

Mark Pecen is the Chairman, ETSITC Cyber Working Group for Quantum Safe Cryptography (QSC) (France), Chief Operating Officer, ISARA Corporation, and Board member, Institute for…

Posted by Mark Pecen

March 29, 2017

When Is a Unicorn Really Worth $1 Billion?

In an era of ambitious startup valuations, it’s important to remember how difficult it is to grow and sustain a viable ‘unicorn’ – a company…

Posted by David Luk

March 7, 2017

Winning the Digital Disruption Game: Answering the ‘CAST’ing Call

This post originally appeared on CIOReview.com on March 6th, 2017.  By: Peter Coffee, VP for Strategic Research, Salesforce and Scott Snyder, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,…

Posted by Scott Snyder, Ph.D

philadelphia February 7, 2017

Outside of the Valley, Alternative Markets Attract Investors

Nearly 60 percent of all U.S. venture capital activity is concentrated in the Bay Area, Boston metro, and New York City’s orbit.[1] For some entrepreneurs,…

Posted by Katelyn Johnson

Cybersecurity Medical Devices January 26, 2017

Commentary: Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices

Over the last 18 months, an alarming number of medical device companies’ challenges with data security have been exposed. In 2015, Hospira’s LifeCare PCA3 and…

Posted by Mike Kijewski

Internet of Things January 17, 2017

Is IoT the Next App Store?

This post originally appeared on CIOReview.com, January 11th, 2017. It is hard to think about the current wave of digital innovation and empowered end-users without…

Posted by Scott Snyder, Ph.D

tongue tied January 11, 2017

Tongue Tied: Speaking Candidly About Capital

I cringe when I read a headline that says a startup “pulled in”, “landed” or even “scooped ” new funding. Or better yet, when a…

Posted by David Luk

Digital Health Seed Funding Initiative December 8, 2016

A Partnership Ripe for the Region

By now, most people are aware of Safeguard’s rich history of fostering innovation and supporting entrepreneurs along their path to disruption. Our tried and true…

Posted by David Luk

November 24, 2016

Time Capsule: Celebrating 30 Years of TV Shopping

In the 1980s, before mobile commerce and e-commerce existed, the most innovative and convenient way to reach consumers was by leveraging the most important medium…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

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