Walter W. Buckley III

Co-Founder at Actua Corp.

Walter W. Buckley III

Walter W. Buckley III

Co-Founder at Actua Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

Sed Systems
Actua Corp.
Procurian USA LLC

RelSci Relationships

939

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1960

Age

59

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Co-Founder at FS Investments

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Former President at Actua Corp.

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Co-Founder at Brience, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Managing Director at TL Ventures, Inc.

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Director at Independence Blue Cross LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer, Southeastern PA at Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania

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Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer at Comcast Corporation

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Managing Director at Actua Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer at Actua Corp.

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Vice Chairman at Cozen O'Connor

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Walter W. Buckley III
Co-Founder at Actua Corp.
Education
B.A. Political Science

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill also known as UNC, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, or simply Carolina is a coeducational public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. North Carolina has been consistently ranked among the highest ranked universities in the United States and is one of the original eight Public Ivy schools that provide an Ivy League experience for a public schooling price. After being chartered in 1789, the university first began enrolling students in 1795, which allows it to be one of three schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States.

Career History
Co-Founder
Current

Actua Corp. provides software as a service and tech-enabled business process outsourcing and internet marketing services. The firm also engages in the owning and operating cloud-based software. The company was founded by Walter W. Buckley, III on March 4, 1996 and is headquartered in Radnor, PA.

Co-Founder
Prior

Procurian USA LLC provides online procurement computer services. The company was founded by Eric Keates and Rick Berry in 1992 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA.

Vice President, Acquisitions
1987 - 1996

As a visionary for the development of growth-stage healthcare and technology companies, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) is a proven partner for entrepreneurs looking to accelerate growth and build long-term value in their businesses. Leveraging Safeguard’s rich and colorful history of building market leaders, along with our team’s collective operational expertise and successful entrepreneurial endeavors, Safeguard has built a powerful—and actionable—platform of resources to support our partner companies with strategies and relationships most vital for success. We provide value that extends beyond capital and work as a team to foster growth

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Arrowroot Capital invests in companies located in the US. The firm focused on software and internet businesses. They provide financing for growth and buyout transactions with an investment size between $1 -$15 million. They take minority or majority position and acquires board seat.

Director
Prior - 2008

StarCite, Inc. provides web based technologies and services to the meeting and events industry. Its services include enterprise meeting solutions, dynamic online marketplace, supplier marketing programs and supplier enabling technologies. The company was founded by John Pino in 1999 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Director
2000 - Prior

As a visionary for the development of growth-stage healthcare and technology companies, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) is a proven partner for entrepreneurs looking to accelerate growth and build long-term value in their businesses. Leveraging Safeguard’s rich and colorful history of building market leaders, along with our team’s collective operational expertise and successful entrepreneurial endeavors, Safeguard has built a powerful—and actionable—platform of resources to support our partner companies with strategies and relationships most vital for success. We provide value that extends beyond capital and work as a team to foster growth

Trustee
Current

TO PROVIDE AN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT WHERE YOUNG MEN CAN LEARN LEADERSHIP SKILLS, SPORTSMANSHIP AND SELF-DISCIPLINE.

Member, Board of Visitors
Current

Established in 1919 as the Department of Commerce of UNC Chapel Hill's College of Arts, the School was renamed the Kenan-Flagler Business School in 1991 to honor two prominent American business families and benefactors of the School: philanthropist Mary Lily Kenan Flagler and her husband, Henry Morrison Flagler. The renaming was in recognition of a generous gift from Frank Hawkins Kenan, another Kenan family member and benefactor of the School's Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2017

TO PROVIDE AN EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT WHERE YOUNG MEN CAN LEARN LEADERSHIP SKILLS, SPORTSMANSHIP AND SELF-DISCIPLINE.

$5,000 +
2007

This historical summary traces the roots of The Episcopal Academy from its founding in 1785 to a more modern incarnation in 1921. Since that time, the school has moved its campus from Merion, Pennsylvania to Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. It has become a coeducational institution, increased its enrollment, added numerous AP courses and new foreign languages, expanded its athletic offerings, welcomed exchange students, and sent students far and wide.

Political Donations
$1,500
2012

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform

$1,000
2010

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform

Transactions
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Accenture Plc purchases Procurian USA LLC from Actua Corp.

Investments
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Tripod Technologies LLC provides outsourced software development and testing services to early stage technology companies and enterprises. Its services have benefited companies in the insurance, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, education industries, and government agencies. The company was founded by Badri Nittoor in 2002 and is headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Awards & Honors
2000
Business Week - Ebiz 25
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