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Archive: Stephen T. Zarrilli

Healthcare

Powering a Transformation in Health Care

The Health Care Innovation Collaborative (“Collaborative”) is days away from closing its “Open Call” for applications for ideas that tackle problems associated with ‘chronic disease’. According to a press release that the CEO Council for Corporate Growth (“CEO Council”)—an initiative of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce—issued earlier today, the Collaborative has received 28 applications and has 107 additional applications in progress. Submissions will be accepted…

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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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Technology

Innovation Legacy

Tonight at First Round Capital, I’ll be joining visionaries from Technical.ly, Trajectify, Indy Hall, Textizen and University City Science Center as we embark on Technical.ly’s first ever live podcast recording featuring the theme of “Innovation Legacy”. Technical.ly’s Editor-in-Chief, Zack Seward, will lead an audio timeline of Philadelphia’s innovative history that will include: myself, Trajectify founder Mike Krupit (Former CEO, CIO…

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Corporate

Tomorrow’s Innovation, Today’s Work at Safeguard

Smart money–capital that flows to the greatest and highest purpose–is always predicated on opportunities of the future, tomorrow’s trends that are difficult to decipher in today’s chaos. Ever since our founding in 1953, Safeguard has had the uncanny ability to seek out opportunity–to find the next big ‘thing’ and then create value through a unique blend of capital and management…

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A Look Ahead

Inspired by the past. Motivated for the future.

Over the past 60 years, Safeguard Scientifics has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to innovation, which has ultimately improved people’s quality of life, boosted the economy and provided companies a better way to do business. Those products and services have evolved over the years, from cable TV to home shopping, office products and data processing to automotive replacement parts, medical devices…

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