Insights

  1. 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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  2. Founders’ Industrial Technology Update

    In this edition of Founders’ Industrial Technology Update, we share insights gathered from our relationships with industrial technology strategic players. We’ve had a number of conversations with groups over the last several weeks to discuss their current M&A perspective as businesses and the economy continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This update also…

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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