Safeguard Insights

January 15, 2014

Serving the community—it’s in our DNA

It was a rainy, dreary day yesterday. But thanks to MANNA, many people with life-threatening illnesses didn’t need to venture into the damp cold to…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

September 17, 2013

4 reasons entrepreneurship is crucial to a middle school education

CEO of Campus Apartments and this year’s 2013 NFTE Philadelphia Visionary Gala honoree, David Adelman started early. At age 13, he invested his Bar Mitzvah…

Posted by Sylvia Watts McKinney

February 14, 2013

Entrepreneurship Education: Building a Generation of Leaders

Some people will argue that entrepreneurship can’t be taught. They’ll say it’s either in the bloodstream or it isn’t. But they’re mistaken. Entrepreneurship can most…

Posted by Sylvia Watts McKinney

November 8, 2012

Entrepreneurship Opens Doors to New Opportunities

A couple weeks ago I drove Saaiba, a student at Samuel Fels High School, and three of her friends to the Sun Life Rising Star Awards,…

Posted by Sylvia Watts McKinney

September 26, 2012

Moving Dreams to Reality: How to Turn Ideas into Business Plans

Good ideas are a dime a dozen. Anyone can come up with a good idea. What separates ideas from businesses—and success—is execution. Consider Thomas Edison.…

Posted by Sylvia Watts McKinney

March 21, 2012

Keeping Young Entrepreneurs Engaged: It’s a Community Effort

Recent data shows that high school graduation rates have improved. But the high school dropout rate in the U.S. still stands at 8.1 percent, according…

Posted by Sylvia Watts McKinney

February 6, 2012

How to Foster the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are vital to innovation. Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs, Berry Gordy, Jr., and Mark Zuckerberg—to name a few—all reshaped the world with their ideas. With…

Posted by Sylvia Watts McKinney

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

November 17, 2011

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week and NFTE Philadelphia’s Visionary Gala

Monday marked the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a growing movement to motivate aspiring entrepreneurs, help expand networks, and foster entrepreneurial ecosystems. The initiative kicked…

Posted by Sylvia Watts McKinney

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