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January 7, 2014

Point-of-Care Testing gains ground with BD’s acquisition of Alverix

In 2007, Alverix set out to revolutionize point-of-care (POC) testing–medical tests conducted in the doctor’s office, at a patient’s bedside, in a clinic or even…

Posted by Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

December 30, 2013

Internet of Things gets boost with PTC acquisition of ThingWorx

In February 2011—long before the term “Internet of Things” became a hot business buzzword—Safeguard Scientifics saw potential in ThingWorx, the first application platform that lets…

Posted by Erik B. Rasmussen

January 18, 2013

The State of Safeguard: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

During my nearly five years at Safeguard, I’ve worked closely with my predecessor, Peter Boni, and the current management team to define our strategy and…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

October 12, 2012

Anatomy of a Deal: Avid Radiopharmaceuticals

This morning, I presented at the 2012 Annual RBC Biotech Conference, which focused on the “Biotech Success Stories of the [Philadelphia] Region”. I was asked…

Posted by James A. Datin

July 26, 2012

RECAP: Safeguard Scientifics Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results

This morning, we announced Safeguard Scientifics’ second quarter 2012 results and reported on developments at Safeguard and our partner companies, which included customer wins, strategic…

Posted by John E. Shave III

April 20, 2012

Week in Review: Healthcare Mobile Apps Catch VCs’ Attention

The convergence of technology and healthcare attracted significant new attention last year, according to research from Dow Jones VentureSource. In 2011, VCs poured $439 million…

Posted by John E. Shave III

February 29, 2012

Safeguard Scientifics Q4 and Full-Year Financial Results Recap

This morning, we announced our fourth quarter and full-year 2011 financial results. Consolidated net loss for the three months ended December 31, 2011 was $24.5…

Posted by John E. Shave III

December 30, 2011

2011 in Review: A Year of Innovation, Record Net Cash and The Cultivation of Enterprise 3.0

As 2011 comes to a close, it offers us an opportunity to look back at the major milestones and key events of the year. While…

Posted by John E. Shave III

December 29, 2011

5 Principals to Building a Successful Business

Socrates believed that persistence—above trust, genius, or education—was the characteristic that most frequently led to success. I’ve adhered to that philosophy since I first read…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

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