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Archive: Venture Capital

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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Corporate

Quick Pitch: An Online Venture Fair

Safeguard Scientifics, along with Ascent Venture Partners, Edison Partners, First Round Capital, Greycroft Partners, Grotech Ventures and Osage Venture Partners are excited to host Quick Pitch: An Online Venture Fair next Friday, December 11th from 2PM – 4PM EST. The overall concept is relatively simple and analogous to an in-person event, except that you can chat one-on-one directly with top investors / capital providers from the comfort of your…

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Technology

Cask: Accelerating the development and deployment of production Hadoop applications

Data volumes are multiplying at an astronomical rate, making Hadoop—the industry standard open source software framework for large-scale data applications—an exceptionally fast growing market. Cask Data, Inc. is the open source software company that helps developers deliver enterprise-class Apache® HadoopTM solutions more quickly and effectively. Yesterday, we announced that Safeguard led a $20 million Series B financing for Cask, having deployed…

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Corporate

Safeguard Scientifics has moved!

We’re thrilled to announce that effective today, Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) now resides in our new home in Radnor, Pennsylvania. To support Safeguard’s strategic vision and future growth, we selected this location based on its accessibility to Philadelphia as well as the Philadelphia International Airport, mass transit and major highways. The new office is intended to provide a more collaborative and efficient space for…

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Corporate

Safeguard Scientifics Signs on as a Founding Contributor to AWE Ventures – Powered by Ben Franklin

We’re thrilled to announce that Safeguard has signed on as a Founding Contributor to AWE Ventures, a joint program between Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) and the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) that is working to expand the potential of women in the entrepreneurial and investing communities. Last night, I attended AWE Ventures’ Founders Celebration, hosted by Benjamin’s…

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