Category Archives: Blog

  1. 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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  2. COVID-19 Insights – U.S. Testing Update

    By: Wesley Legg and Scott David The focus of the latest Founders’ COVID-19 Insights Report is U.S. testing. Testing was not good early on but has improved dramatically and continues to improve.  The report also points out that one of the gating criteria for reopening is declining percentage of positive tests for a 14-day period. …

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  3. Wesley Legg Featured on BMSS Web Series: Re-opening the Economy

    This morning, Wesley Legg, Founders’ President and COO, was featured on BMSS Wesson’s Proactive Approach to COVID-19 Webinar Series: Re-opening the Economy. During the presentation, Wesley shared some data and thoughts on how our response to the COVID-19 crisis as a nation has impacted the economy today and into the future. He joined Congressman Gary…

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  4. Founders’ Mike McCraw Interviewed by Thomas Cox

    Recently, Mike McCraw, Managing Director at Founders Advisors, sat down with MealFit CEO Thomas Cox to discuss how and when entrepreneurs may decide to tap the capital markets, Founders’ relationship-driven approach to M&A, and the importance of mentorship in life and in business.

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  5. Vaughn McCrary Inducted into Founders Advisors Bullpen Hall of Fame

    At Founders we love to celebrate the milestones and achievements of our team members, and none more so than the recipient of our annual Bullpen Hall of Fame award. In April, coinciding with the firm’s anniversary and annual crawfish boil, Founders selects a bullpen alum to recognize for their outstanding contributions to our firm. The…

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  6. An Update on WTI Oil Prices and Inventory Dynamics

    By: Tripp Salem April 20, 2020 was an historic day whereby futures for U.S. crude plummeted to the point of going negative for the first time ever, revealing the extent to which the coronavirus pandemic has obliterated demand for oil. This unprecedented chain of events threatens to overwhelm domestic storage capacity, and has already led…

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