Founders Hosts Survive & Thrive Web Series Featuring Iron Tribe Fitness

Jul 02 2020

Founders Advisors Managing Director Mike McCraw recently sat down with the CEO of Iron Tribe Fitness, Forrest Walden to discuss Iron Tribe’s proactive response to COVID-19. In this web cast you will hear exclusive insights from Forrest on Iron Tribe’s response to the coronavirus shutdown, his plans for “Iron Tribe 2.0,” and his thoughts on […]

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5 Benchmarks to Manage in Your Franchise

Mar 06 2020

By: Mike McCraw Across the wide range of franchise concepts – from restaurants and coffee shops to fitness studios, hotels, convenience stores, and more – common benchmarks are used to track, compare, and improve franchise businesses. Benchmarks, or key performance indicators (KPIs), are particularly useful in the multi-unit / franchise world: rich data is typically […]

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Increasing the Value of a Multi-Unit Business

Jan 07 2020

By: Mike McCraw For high-growth multi-unit concepts, such as restaurants, fitness studios, and entertainment venues, access to institutional capital through partnership with a debt or equity partner is often critical for streamlining operations and strategically expanding to new locations. Whether owners are looking to grow, recapitalize, or sell, select metrics are commonly evaluated by institutional […]

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