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Six for Six: Scott Snyder, PhD.

For the first time in nearly two decades, Safeguard has a chief technology and innovation officer. Being able to seamlessly adapt to changing business climates is the crux of Safeguard’s operation. As evidenced by today’s press release, Dr. Scott Snyder is no stranger to the Greater Philadelphia region’s innovation ecosystem. So, let’s learn more about the owner of this newly envisioned…

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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 11th from 2PM – 4PM EST. The overall concept is relatively simple and analogous to an in-person event, except that you can chat one-on-one directly with top investors / capital providers from the comfort of your…

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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 Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania are teaming up to create a $10 million early stage seed fund that will support spin-off companies from the University. Concurrent with the launch of the new fund, Ben Franklin…

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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, we selected this location based on its accessibility to Philadelphia as well as the Philadelphia International Airport, mass transit and major highways. The new office is intended to provide a more collaborative and efficient space for…

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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 Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) and the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) that is working to expand the potential of women in the entrepreneurial and investing communities. Last night, I attended AWE Ventures’ Founders Celebration, hosted by Benjamin’s…

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