Winning the Digital Disruption Game: Answering the ‘CAST’ing Call

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March 7, 2017

Winning the Digital Disruption Game: Answering the ‘CAST’ing Call

This post originally appeared on CIOReview.com on March 6th, 2017.  By: Peter Coffee, VP for Strategic Research, Salesforce and Scott Snyder, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,…

Posted by Scott Snyder, Ph.D

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

October 20, 2016

Data Democratization Bridges Chasm in Healthcare Ecosystem

Healthcare represents a broader, deeper content set than any other domain by orders of magnitude. Healthcare costs represent 17.6 percent of GDP, which translates to…

Posted by Gary J. Kurtzman, MD

October 10, 2016

The Climate is Ripe for FinTech

Recently, I had the opportunity to deliver remarks on the state of FinTech investing at the University of Pennsylvania’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education. The…

Posted by Tina Aufiero

January 4, 2016

Zipnosis: Empowering health systems to launch their own branded virtual care service lines

To kick-off the new year, we’re excited to announce a new partner company—Zipnosis. Safeguard led Zipnosis’ $17 million Series A financing with participation from Ascension Ventures, a subsidiary…

Posted by Al Wiegman

December 4, 2015

Quick Pitch: An Online Venture Fair

Safeguard Scientifics, along with Ascent Venture Partners, Edison Partners, First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners, Grotech Ventures and Osage Venture Partners are excited to host Quick Pitch: An Online Venture Fair next Friday, December…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

November 6, 2015

Cask: Accelerating the development and deployment of production Hadoop applications

Data volumes are multiplying at an astronomical rate, making Hadoop—the industry standard open source software framework for large-scale data applications—an exceptionally fast growing market. Cask…

Posted by Philip D. Moyer

October 26, 2015

Safeguard Scientifics has moved!

We’re thrilled to announce that effective today, Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) now resides in our new home in Radnor, Pennsylvania. To support Safeguard’s strategic vision and future growth,…

Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli

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