Safeguard Insights

March 29, 2017

When Is a Unicorn Really Worth $1 Billion?

In an era of ambitious startup valuations, it’s important to remember how difficult it is to grow and sustain a viable ‘unicorn’ – a company…

Posted by David Luk

Cybersecurity Medical Devices January 26, 2017

Commentary: Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices

Over the last 18 months, an alarming number of medical device companies’ challenges with data security have been exposed. In 2015, Hospira’s LifeCare PCA3 and…

Posted by Mike Kijewski

tongue tied January 11, 2017

Tongue Tied: Speaking Candidly About Capital

I cringe when I read a headline that says a startup “pulled in”, “landed” or even “scooped ” new funding. Or better yet, when a…

Posted by David Luk

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

April 12, 2013

How to Get Funding: 3 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Close Deals Faster

When looking for investors, entrepreneurs used to have a tendency to sign with the first VC who came through the door with money. Today, that’s…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

January 25, 2013

5 Opportunities in Enterprise Infrastructure for 2013

I’ve spoken with a number of CIOs recently, and they all recognize that almost all of their enterprise infrastructure must be reimagined. Technologies like mobile,…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

November 2, 2012

Week in Review: NYC Startups Band Together, Steve Zarrilli Steps in as President and CEO

Hurricane Sandy devastated the Mid-Atlantic region early this week, leaving flooding, power outages, gas shortages and battered houses and landscapes up and down the east…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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The municipal bond market is a thicket of data that can be outdated and doesn’t conform to a standard format, leaving investment firms to spend…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

September 21, 2012

Week in Review: Patent Lawsuits Impact Start-ups, Dreamforce Shows Off Social and Mobile

The patent fights that have erupted this year—Apple versus Samsung, Yahoo versus Facebook—aren’t limited to big, established companies. A recent Reuters report draws attention to…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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