Safeguard Insights

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

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

October 7, 2013

Safeguard Increases Aggregate Partner Company Revenue Guidance for 2013

Safeguard announced that it has increased 2013 aggregate partner company revenue guidance to a range of $285 million to $295 million, up from its initial…

Posted by John E. Shave III

May 17, 2013

How Convertible Debt Deal Further Strengthened Safeguard’s Balance Sheet

Safeguard’s convertible debt deal last November reduced Safeguard’s debt to less than a third of its debt level in 2005 and cut interest rate expenses…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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

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

October 11, 2012

ThingWorx Series C Financing Highlights Growth of M2M App Development

One opportunity that has arisen from the proliferation of mobile devices, and especially smart devices, is developing applications for the connected world. The number of…

Posted by Erik B. Rasmussen

September 28, 2012

Q&A: Gregg Bienstock, CEO, Lumesis – “Surround Yourself With Experts”

The municipal bond market is a thicket of data that can be outdated and doesn’t conform to a standard format, leaving investment firms to spend…

Posted by Peter J. Boni

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