Category Archives: Blog

  1. Founders’ COVID-19 Insights Report

    By: Wesley Legg The latest Founders’ COVID-19 update provides a high level assessment of the U.S., but then dives into Alabama data, demonstrating that increase in case growth beyond testing growth is young people who, if healthy, have a very, very low risk of death.  Why are we seeing more positives among younger people? Here…

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  2. Critical Trends in the Energy Storage Market

    By: John Sinders The majority of ongoing U.S. based storage terminal projects are concentrated in the Gulf Coast regions of Texas and Louisiana, strategically close to major production basins or refinery end markets. While companies and governments around the world began responding to COVID 19 with varying lockdown measures, one thing became quickly apparent amid…

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  3. Strategic Perspective on 2020 M&A Activity

    By: Kendrick Vinar As trusted advisors to our clients, we are committed to providing the most current and up to date information, reflective of evolving market conditions. In early May, we had a number of conversations with strategic relationships in corporate development, M&A, and strategy at large public industrial technology companies to discuss their current…

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  4. What We’re Reading In Industrial Technology

    By: Gene Bazemore Coronavirus: Industrial IoT in challenging times – McKinsey Off-the-shelf IIoT solutions can be implemented in five days allowing for continuation of operations by leveraging positioning data to minimize employee contact and using infrared imaging to detect fevers. Additionally, these solutions can reduce waste by 20%, maintenance costs by 15%, service costs by…

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  5. Founders Hosts Survive & Thrive Web Series Featuring Milo’s Hamburgers

    Founders Advisors Managing Director Mike McCraw recently sat down with Milo’s CEO Tom Dekle to discuss Milo’s strong response to COVID-19. In this web cast you will hear exclusive insights into how a regional multi-unit brand has overcome the challenges of COVID-19 and is thriving under a new normal. Tom discusses the importance of employee…

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  6. COVID-19 Insights: The Curve Is Flat But We May Still Have A Healthcare Crisis

    The stay at home orders were not meant to stop the virus, but to slow it down Shutdowns and quarantines were initiated to delay and reduce peak cases to flatten the curve. The primary concerns were hospitalizations exceeding healthcare resources (ventilators, doctors, nurses, etc.) and creating a healthcare crisis. We have flattened the curve, and…

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