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Safeguard Announces Final Agenda and Webcast for Investor Day 2013

Safeguard announced the final agenda and webcast information for Investor Day 2013. The event will be held at the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow, October 8, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EDT.   AGENDA 8:00 a.m. — Registration and Breakfast 8:30 a.m. — Opening Remarks Stephen T. Zarrilli, President and CEO, Safeguard 8:45 a.m. — Specialty Pharmaceuticals Putney,…

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Investor Day

Safeguard Scientifics Announces Details for 7th Annual Investor Day

SAVE THE DATE! Safeguard Scientifics will be hosting its 7th Annual Investor Day at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EDT. Investor Day 2013 will offer the investor community an opportunity to hear from executives from Safeguard’s partner companiesabout growth opportunities and value creation strategies. Partner companies that are currently scheduled to present include,…

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Week in Review

Week in Review: Facebook’s Social Jobs App and XBRL Webinars

Facebook is introducing a new social jobs app, expanding its mission to connect people by joining job seekers with employers and recruiters. The service will feature more than 1.7 million jobs and is a move that Bloomberg characterized as a challenge to LinkedIn. Also in tech news, XBRL US is hosting a series of webinars designed to further educate XBRL…

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Week in Review

Week in Review: VC Deal Activity Surges in Q3 2012

A couple weeks ago, we covered the NVCA’s third quarter numbers that showed IPOs doubled year over year. Now a new report from CB Insights indicates that the third quarter of 2012 was the busiest quarter for venture capital deal activity since the dot-com era. According to the report, VC firms made a total of 835 investments and deployed $7.5…

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A Look Ahead

The Question Every Healthcare IT Startup Must Answer

When I started in the healthcare field more than 25 years ago, the only thing that a healthcare IT startup needed was a good idea — a new technology, maybe, or a new scientific pathway. “If you build it, [they] will come.” But 25 years later, a lot has changed, and startups need more than just a good idea if they want to secure growth capital to expand their…

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