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Safeguard Scientifics Celebrates 40 Years of Trading on the NYSE

Safeguard Scientifics will commemorate its 40th anniversary of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing today’s Closing Bell. Safeguard started trading on the NYSE on April 20, 1971. At the time, it was one of 1,400 American companies publicly listed. Today, there are over 2,400 companies listed on the NYSE. Con Edison, listed in 1824 (as the…

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Can Social Media Directly Impact Share Price?

We are only beginning to realize the true impact of a robust social presence in the field of Investor Relations. Even as more and more companies begin taking their Investor Relations practices social, there is a portion of IR executives who view the social media boom like a Snake Oil salesman in an old Western. They are seeing above average…

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Week in Review: Mobile Payments, Brilliant Companies and the Expansion of the Internet of Things

In today’s constantly connected world, it’s important to stay on top of current social media and Internet trends, and we’ve already highlighted the impact that social media companies are having on Wall Street.  The big news this week is around Groupon. As many speculated, the company filed for an IPO to raise up to $750 million. Plus, with the explosive…

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Week in Review: Exit Transactions, IPOs and Facebook Integration

In case you missed it, it’s been a big week for Safeguard Scientifics. Earlier this week, we announced that one of our life science partner companies, Advanced BioHealing (ABH), signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by a world leading specialty biopharmaceutical company, Shire PLC, for $750 million. The transaction is expected to close late second quarter or early third…

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