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Digital Health Seed Funding Initiative December 8, 2016

A Partnership Ripe for the Region

By now, most people are aware of Safeguard’s rich history of fostering innovation and supporting entrepreneurs along their path to disruption. Our tried and true…

Posted by David Luk

November 24, 2016

Time Capsule: Celebrating 30 Years of TV Shopping

In the 1980s, before mobile commerce and e-commerce existed, the most innovative and convenient way to reach consumers was by leveraging the most important medium…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

November 19, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics joins ic@3401 as its first Sustaining Member

A number of developments in University City’s startup ecosystem are aligning—all to the benefit of Philadelphia’s burgeoning community of entrepreneurs. Drexel University and Ben Franklin…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

October 9, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics Signs on as a Founding Contributor to AWE Ventures – Powered by Ben Franklin

We’re thrilled to announce that Safeguard has signed on as a Founding Contributor to AWE Ventures, a joint program between Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern…

Posted by Heather Hunter

July 17, 2014

Diagnostics Company, Trice Medical, Raises $11.6M Series B Financing, Names CEO

Trice Medical, a private diagnostic company focused on micro invasive technologies, is pioneering needle-based diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for orthopedics. Today, we announced that Trice raised…

Posted by Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

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

January 29, 2013

6 Trends That Will Shape Healthcare in 2013

With President Obama winning another four years in the oval office, the palpable uncertainty created by the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act…

Posted by James A. Datin

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

September 20, 2012

Life Sciences Entrepreneurship: How to Keep Pennsylvania Competitive

A recent article in Harvard Business Review pointed to the human genome as the next focus for diagnosing and treating diseases. The authors call for…

Posted by James A. Datin

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