Insights

  1. What we’re Reading About SaaS?

    Notable & Quotable “At this point, cloud adoption is mainstream. The expectations of the outcomes associated with cloud investments therefore are also higher. Adoption of next-generation solutions are almost always ‘cloud-enhanced’ solutions, meaning they build on the strengths of a cloud platform to deliver digital business capabilities.” – Sid Nga, Gartner Vice Presidentof Research “Volume…

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  2. COVID-19 Insights Report Update

    By: Wesley Legg, Jack Houtz, and Scott David United States COVID-19 Daily Cases Still ClimbingU.S. daily cases continue to climb as we expected. As stated in our March 25th report, we hope to see daily cases peak and flatten sometime next week (between March 30th and April 6th). U.S. daily test results are giving us…

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  3. When Will the COVID-19 Clouds Break? COVID-19 Insights Report

    By: Wesley Legg, Jack Houtz, and Scott David Like most of you, we at Founders are working to get our hands around how long the COVID-19 public health emergency might last.  This is an unprecedented event in the era of globalization; thus no one can know how it might play out.  That said we are…

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  4. Founders Q1 2020 Multi-Unit Market Insights Report

    By: Mike McCraw We hope that you and yours are safe during these trying times.   This edition of the Founders Multi-Unit Market Insights report covering Q4 2019 includes: Market commentary Leading indicator trends M&A updates Detailed educational material: As a part of our series on the Founders “Financial Readiness Assessment” for middle-market multi-unit companies, we…

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  5. Bank Debt and Middle Market Technology Firms

    By: John Hoesley & Josh Roberts Early- and mid-stage technology firms face trade-offs in raising equity. The need for growth capital vs. dilution. Money today vs. potentially higher valuations later. Self-governance vs. ceding some strategic and operational control. In the technology sector, change is the only constant – management teams and capital structures must be…

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  6. Kimberly Boackle Receives 10 Year Service Award

    If you have ever stepped into the Founders office, chances are you’ve heard a big, loud, Northeastern laugh coming from somewhere down our hall. For the past 10 years, our Controller and COM, Kimberly Boackle, has been at the forefront of countless projects that have helped shape our firm into what it is today –…

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