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Archive: New York Times

Life Sciences

Anatomy of a Deal: Avid Radiopharmaceuticals

This morning, I presented at the 2012 Annual RBC Biotech Conference, which focused on the “Biotech Success Stories of the [Philadelphia] Region”. I was asked to speak about Safeguard’s success with our life sciences partner company, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, which was acquired in December 2012 by Eli Lilly. The following presentation, entitled “The Success of Avid Pharmaceuticals from an Investor’s Point…

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Week in Review

Week in Review: Olympics Go Mobile and Social

Today, the Summer Olympic Games open in London, kicking off 16 days of athletic performance that will reveal the best in the world in 32 disciplines. But perhaps the most compelling achievement at the games will be the innovations in mobile broadcasting and social media that will make the 2012 Olympics more accessible and collaborative than any other Olympic Games.…

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5 Ways Mobile Technology is Reshaping the World

Previously, I’ve highlighted the five key areas driving Enterprise 3.0—social media, mobile, technology, the cloud, Internet of Things, and big data—and how they are  fundamentally transforming the enterprise and creating a wide-open field for startups. Last week I shared those thoughts at the Connolly Bove Mobile Forum in Radnor, Pa. I sat down with several senior executives from venture capital firms…

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Partner Companies

Week in Review: What Happened in Vegas? CES Gave PixelOptics Rave Reviews!

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference wasn’t the only event on our radar this week. The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, took over Las Vegas from January 10th to the 13th. About 140,000 attendees traveled to “sin city” to see the latest devices, services, and apps. CES typically hosts previews of gadgets and new…

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Investor Relations

NIRI Recap: Effective Communications, IRO Trends and Advocating Reform

This week, Orlando, Florida was transformed into the epicenter for the Investor Relations world. That’s where approximately 1,300 Investor Relations practitioners and service providers from around the world gathered for the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) annual conference.  It was an opportunity for Investor Relations professionals to discuss trends in corporate finance, governance and capital markets, and to learn how…

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