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Archive: Series A Financing

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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Healthcare

Zipnosis: Empowering health systems to launch their own branded virtual care service lines

To kick-off the new year, we’re excited to announce a new partner company—Zipnosis. Safeguard led Zipnosis’ $17 million Series A financing with participation from Ascension Ventures, a subsidiary of Ascension, the nation’s largest non-profit and Catholic health system; along with existing investors Fairview Health Services, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Arthur Ventures, Waterline Ventures and Omphalos Ventures. Proceeds will be used to expand Zipnosis’…

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Partner Companies

New Partner Company Lumesis Bonds Big Data with Financial Sector

According to a 2011 IDC Digital Universe study sponsored by EMC, the amount of global data generated annually is doubling every two years and was expected to top 1.8 trillion gigabytes in 2011. That’s a lot of information. The real trick is to turn that information into intelligence. Our new partner company, Lumesis, is conquering this challenge in the fixed…

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