Safeguard Insights

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

December 4, 2015

Quick Pitch: An Online Venture Fair

Safeguard Scientifics, along with Ascent Venture Partners, Edison Partners, First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners, Grotech Ventures and Osage Venture Partners are excited to host Quick Pitch: An Online Venture Fair next Friday, December…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

November 19, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics joins ic@3401 as its first Sustaining Member

A number of developments in University City’s startup ecosystem are aligning—all to the benefit of Philadelphia’s burgeoning community of entrepreneurs. Drexel University and Ben Franklin…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

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