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  1. Founders Advises LeadsOnline on its Strategic Growth Investment from TA Associates

    BIRMINGHAM, AL (May 25, 2022) – Founders Advisors is pleased to announce that LeadsOnline, LLC has received a strategic growth investment from TA Associates. Founded in 2000, LeadsOnline is a nationwide provider of data, technology and intelligence software tools used by law enforcement agencies, investigators, and businesses. The company’s unique dataset and highly scalable SaaS…

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  2. When Selling a Business, Size Matters

    Companies are generally valued based on their risk adjusted future cash flows. Therefore as cash flows increase (bottom line), the value of the company increases. Normally companies are valued as a multiple of this bottom line, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization). If a company generates $10mm in EBITDA and is valued at…

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  3. Founders’ Q1 2022 SaaS Market Update

    Founders’ Q1 2022 SaaS Market Newsletter includes useful tools for SaaS entrepreneurs and investors, highlighting the most recent quarter in which the SaaS industry felt the effects of inflation, a rising interest rate environment, and continued geopolitical uncertainty. Our update includes:  What is deferred revenue and how does it impact an M&A transaction? An assessment for SaaS entrepreneurs designed to…

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  4. Founders Advises Wildbit in its Sale of Postmark and DMARC Digests to ActiveCampaign

    BIRMINGHAM, AL. (May 10, 2022) – Founders Advisors (“Founders”) is pleased to announce that ActiveCampaign, a leader in Customer Experience Automation (CXA), has acquired the Postmark and DMARC Digests products from Wildbit, LLC (“Wildbit”). Founded in 2000 by Chris and Natalie Nagele, Wildbit has been developing innovative software products through a dedicated focus on cultivating…

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  5. 4 Trends Driving Industrial Technology

    By: Gene Bazemore This article was originally published in Control Design. The biggest trend affecting all businesses, but especially the industrial automation business, is the extremely tight labor market. Other important trends affecting this sector are supply chain problems, the push for more safety and reliability in manufacturing, and the increasing complexity of the automation…

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  6. Founders hosts 19th Annual Crawfish Boil

    Founders recently hosted its 19th Annual Crawfish Boil to celebrate the firm’s 19th anniversary. Growing leaders and building lasting relationships is the firm’s purpose and hosting folks at the Annual Crawfish Boil allows the firm to do just that – celebrate the accomplishments of the team, enhance camaraderie, and show appreciation to the firm, friends,…

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