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Archive: Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Healthcare

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 methodology has been built by funding technology-enabled businesses at the Series A or Series B stage, while baking-in value-added support through operational guidance and relevant expertise. Our sightline is fixed on several key verticals including healthcare,…

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Corporate

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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Healthcare

Making Philadelphia the Global Leader in Health Care Innovation

Today, the CEO Council for Growth announced that its Health Care Innovation Collaborative has launched an open call for innovators across the United States to work with its founding member organizations to tackle problems associated with chronic disease. Those who submit ideas at www.GreaterThanHealthCare.com may be selected to present their ideas to founding member organizations, and, ultimately, work directly with…

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Corporate

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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Technology

CloudMine: Fueling the transformation of how people consume and interact with enterprise data

We are excited to welcome CloudMine to the Safeguard family. We believe that Brendan McCorkle, Marc Weil, Jay Hershman and the rest of the team have an opportunity to build the next big enterprise software company right here in Philadelphia. CloudMine has been able to build a market-leading, differentiated platform in a rapidly growing and competitive space due in large…

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