Safeguard Insights

April 27, 2012

RECAP: Safeguard Scientifics First Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Here is a recap of our first quarter 2012 financial results. Our team is executing a focused and disciplined strategy that enhances Safeguard’s brand as…

Posted by John E. Shave III

April 6, 2012

Week in Review: Strong First Quarter for IPOs, JOBS Act Becomes Law

The first quarter of 2012 has come and gone, leaving positive signs for venture capitalists. Twenty venture-backed start-ups made their IPO in the past three…

Posted by John E. Shave III

March 23, 2012

Week in Review: Technology and Healthcare Convergence Seeds New Partnerships

The same technologies driving Enterprise 3.0 have also been revolutionizing health management. This convergence of technology and healthcare has built up momentum recently through new…

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March 9, 2012

Week in Review: The Role of CIO in Enterprise 3.0, Medivo Goes Mobile, and Alverix Adds Key Patents

Readers of this blog are well aware that entrepreneurship is one of our key themes—from our partner company CEO Q&A Series to our book recommendations…

Posted by John E. Shave III

February 24, 2012

Week in Review: CVCs Add to Investments and Big Data Gains the Spotlight

The latest report from MoneyTree and the National Venture Capital Association shows that corporate venture capitalists (CVCs) increased investments over the past three years. In…

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January 27, 2012

Week in Review: Venture Investment Grew 22% YoY; Alverix and The Doctors; Beyond.com Among Future 50; MediaMath on FoxBusiness

Last year was a strong year for venture capital, according to the MoneyTree report issued by the National Venture Capital Association. Investments grew 22 percent…

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…

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November 18, 2011

Week in Review: Convergence between Life Sciences and Technology and A Look at New Partner Company Medivo

The convergence between life sciences and technology cannot be ignored. That’s why at Safeguard Scientifics, we consolidated of our life sciences and technology deal teams.…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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