Safeguard Insights

November 16, 2012

Week in Review: Facebook’s Social Jobs App and XBRL Webinars

Facebook is introducing a new social jobs app, expanding its mission to connect people by joining job seekers with employers and recruiters. The service will…

Posted by John E. Shave III

April 13, 2012

How West and East Coast Dynamics Help Startups Succeed

Silicon Valley has been a hotbed for entrepreneurship and innovation for the last four decades. It’s packed with big thinkers, highly talented engineers, and VCs…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

December 13, 2011

ThingWorx and the Connected Platform: Capitalizing on “Big Data”

When a freak earthquake rocked the Northeast in August, citizens of New York City reported reading tweets about the quake before feeling its effects. In…

Posted by Erik B. Rasmussen

December 12, 2011

VIDEO: Emerging Technology Markets and 2012 Tech Trends

There is no question that technology innovations will continue to revolutionize the way we work and play in 2012 and beyond. The Internet opens up…

Posted by John E. Shave III

December 9, 2011

VIDEO: The Next Big Thing in Digital Marketing and Advertising

Digital marketing is experiencing explosive growth, and both partner companies Bridgevine and MediaMath have taken advantage of this fast-growing industry. With the accelerating growth of…

Posted by John E. Shave III

December 8, 2011

5 Key Areas Driving Enterprise 3.0

Last week, I attended and participated in the IMPACT 2011 Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic conference, where I had a chance to talk to entrepreneurs and the venture…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

December 2, 2011

Week in Review: Why Startups Falter, Safeguard’s Strong Track Record, and Swap.com Defines an Industry

Contrary to popular belief, a startup’s success does not solely hinge on the idea, but the leadership and talent that drive the company forward. For…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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

July 1, 2011

Week in Review: Google Goes Social and Shire Completes ABH Acquisition

What a week it’s been for Safeguard Scientifics and our partner companies. But before we get into those details, let’s recap some of the big news…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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