Safeguard Insights

December 30, 2013

Internet of Things gets boost with PTC acquisition of ThingWorx

In February 2011—long before the term “Internet of Things” became a hot business buzzword—Safeguard Scientifics saw potential in ThingWorx, the first application platform that lets…

Posted by Erik B. Rasmussen

June 5, 2013

Safeguard Scientifics Announces Details for 7th Annual Investor Day

SAVE THE DATE! Safeguard Scientifics will be hosting its 7th Annual Investor Day at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. –…

Posted by John E. Shave III

November 26, 2012

A Look Ahead: Congress Returns to Work to Face the Fiscal Cliff

Congress heads back to Washington this week after its Thanksgiving recess, with just five weeks remaining to reach a compromise and resolve the “fiscal cliff.”…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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

November 12, 2012

A Look Ahead: SAPPHIRE NOW Takes the Stage in Madrid

On November 13-15, SAP will hold its SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid, focusing on the latest developments in analytics, database and technology, mobility, and cloud solutions.…

Posted by John E. Shave III

October 19, 2012

Week in Review: VC Deal Activity Surges in Q3 2012

A couple weeks ago, we covered the NVCA’s third quarter numbers that showed IPOs doubled year over year. Now a new report from CB Insights…

Posted by John E. Shave III

October 11, 2012

ThingWorx Series C Financing Highlights Growth of M2M App Development

One opportunity that has arisen from the proliferation of mobile devices, and especially smart devices, is developing applications for the connected world. The number of…

Posted by Erik B. Rasmussen

October 5, 2012

Week in Review: Third Quarter 2012 Venture-Backed IPOs Double Year Over Year

The third quarter is officially under our belts, and the first venture capital numbers are already out. Ten venture-backed IPOs raised $1.1 billion in the…

Posted by John E. Shave III

October 1, 2012

A Look Ahead: Advertising Week 2012 Takes New York City

It’s Advertising Week in New York City, and technology is front and center. For the first time, AdWeek has released an app for iOS and…

Posted by John E. Shave III

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