Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. is a provider of capital and operational support to technology-driven businesses in healthcare, financial services, and digital media. The Company holds interest in 9 non-consolidated companies. It offers operational and management support to certain of its ownership interests. The Company also develops strategic direction to certain of its ownership interests, which includes defining short and long-term strategic goals; addressing the challenges and operational improvements required to achieve the critical success factors and the strategic goals; and identifying and implementing the business measurements that the Company applies to measure a company’s success. The Company serve on the boards of directors of its partner companies, working with them to develop and implement strategic and operating plans. It measures and monitors achievement of these plans through regular review of operational and financial performance measurements.