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A Look Ahead

Steve Zarrilli on FOX Business: What the GDP Numbers Don’t Show

The first quarter 2013 GDP numbers posted on Friday and were greeted with mixed emotions on Wall Street. FOX Business asked Safeguard’s President and CEO, Steve Zarrilli, to participate on a panel for MONEY with Melissa Francis that looked at how the Bureau of Economic Analysis intends to adjust the calculation based on changes in the economy since the last time…

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Corporate

Putting Growth Capital to Work in Philadelphia

On average, Safeguard Scientifics evaluates more than a thousand business plans each year—that’s 20 business plans per week. Last year, we chose to partner with eight—DriveFactor, Hoopla Software, Lumesis, NovaSom, PixelOptics, Putney, Spongecell and ThingWorx. You might wonder: Why did we choose those eight over the hundreds of others we evaluated? How do we sort through all those plans? What…

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Life Sciences

Week in Review: Venture Investment Grew 22% YoY; Alverix and The Doctors; Beyond.com Among Future 50; MediaMath on FoxBusiness

Last year was a strong year for venture capital, according to the MoneyTree report issued by the National Venture Capital Association. Investments grew 22 percent in 2011, making it the third highest year in annual investment totals over the past ten years. Clean technology and Internet companies saw the most investments, while the medical device industry and biotechnology saw significant…

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Life Sciences

Alverix Technology Key to Landmark Flu Test from BD

In the rush of the holidays, you may have missed some recent news from Safeguard Scientifics’ life sciences partner company Alverix. On December 20, 2011, Alverix announced that its partner Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) has received 510(k) clearance and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waiver from the FDA for the BD VeritorTM System, which tests for influenza A and…

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Investor Day

VIDEO: AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions – Sustained Growth Over the Years

AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions (AHS) has continued its steady growth rate, acquiring four companies since 2009, allowing the company to become one of the largest players in the healthcare billing and management space. Since 2007, revenue has grown from $7 million to a projected $41 million in 2011. The industry is highly fragmented, which offers rich opportunity for companies like AHS. Watch…

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