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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

November 1, 2016

Powering Retail Sales with Omnichannel Software

The National Retail Foundation estimates sales of more than $650 billion during November and December 2016 combined, with nearly $117 billion attributed to online sales.[1]…

Posted by David Munczinski

October 20, 2016

Data Democratization Bridges Chasm in Healthcare Ecosystem

Healthcare represents a broader, deeper content set than any other domain by orders of magnitude. Healthcare costs represent 17.6 percent of GDP, which translates to…

Posted by Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

October 10, 2016

The Climate is Ripe for FinTech

Recently, I had the opportunity to deliver remarks on the state of FinTech investing at the University of Pennsylvania’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education. The…

Posted by Tina Aufiero

September 15, 2016

Plugging the Holes in Healthcare Data Security

Today, it’s rare to go a week without reading a story in the news about hackers finding and/or exploiting security vulnerabilities in a healthcare setting.…

Posted by Mike Kijewski

August 30, 2016

Six for Six: Scott Snyder, PhD.

For the first time in nearly two decades, Safeguard has a chief technology and innovation officer. Being able to seamlessly adapt to changing business climates…

Posted by Heather Hunter

January 11, 2016

Powering a Transformation in Health Care

The Health Care Innovation Collaborative (“Collaborative”) is days away from closing its “Open Call” for applications for ideas that tackle problems associated with ‘chronic disease’. According to a press…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

January 4, 2016

Zipnosis: Empowering health systems to launch their own branded virtual care service lines

To kick-off the new year, we’re excited to announce a new partner company—Zipnosis. Safeguard led Zipnosis’ $17 million Series A financing with participation from Ascension Ventures, a subsidiary…

Posted by Al Wiegman

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