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Generative AI Remains at an IP and Privacy Crossroads

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly integrated into our daily lives and business operations, the conversation around its ethical and legal implications grows louder. It’s clear that generative AI will continue to face legal battles; applications from oncology, to mental health services, to the classroom, are raising questions about AI’s ethics and the consequences of […]

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Strategic Capital Allocation Can Help Businesses Leverage Employee Knowledge and Collaboration for Better Returns

Strategic capital allocation, a critical aspect of business management often emphasized by investment experts like Warren Buffett, involves more than just distributing financial resources; it’s about strategic investment that drives long-term value. Firms are increasingly recognizing the need to integrate capital allocation with broader corporate strategies, ensuring that investments are not only financially sound […]

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AI is at an Investment Tipping Point. These Are the Three Main Trends Shaping AI Solutions Development.

The AI industry is facing both headwinds and tailwinds, and this state of uncertainty is best represented in investment numbers. Recent data published by the Stanford University Institute of Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence shows that while generative AI private investment is skyrocketing, overall global investment in AI solutions dipped for the second year in a row […]

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With an Aging Workforce, Businesses Need to Balance the Fruits of Experience with Rising Workforce Costs

How can businesses effectively address the diverse needs of an aging workforce while managing the associated costs? The increasing presence of older employees brings a wealth of experience and stability to the workplace, yet it also demands significant investment in continuous training and updated benefits to match their evolving needs. As of 2023, according […]

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Strategic Teamwork and Narrative Alignment are Key to Successful B2B Sales Funnel Management

In the evolving B2B sales landscape, the integration of advanced technology and strategic storytelling is paramount. Automation and analytics are streamlining sales processes, enhancing efficiency and customer satisfaction, while a compelling narrative across the B2B sales funnel fosters a deeper connection with prospects. In this narrative-driven market landscape, how can businesses best leverage these […]

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Tune in For: The Evolution of Real Estate in Fort Worth

Don’t miss this upcoming episode of Location Cubed. Weaver’s Howard Altshuler and Aaron Grisz look at the evolution of real estate in Fort Worth with Joel Heydenburk, a Partner at Jackson Walker, LLP. They explore the unique trajectory of real estate law, investments transforming cityscapes, and the nuanced interplay of history and development in […]

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Redefining Digital Trust: Web 3.0 and Blockchain Technology Are Reshaping Digital Security and Transparency

The digital world continues to race forward and Web 3.0 and blockchain technology are taking center stage. This surge of interest is driven by the global demand for more secure, decentralized, and transparent online interactions, particularly in the wake of heightened cybersecurity threats and privacy concerns. The stakes are high and according to a […]

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Bosch Enhances Emergency Response with Advanced Audio Technology in Security System
April 18, 2024

In modern security systems, advanced audio technology plays a crucial role in ensuring messages are quickly and effectively communicated, cutting through chaos to guide people to safety. Bosch‘s paging system, Praesensa, enhances safety by providing clear and direct communication during emergencies, using features like automated triggers for pre-recorded messages and two-way dialogue capabilities. Additionally, […]

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Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
High Costs, Low Margins, and Regulatory Hurdles Hinder Pharma’s Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
April 18, 2024

The ongoing drug shortage crisis in the U.S. underscores a critical need for innovation in pharmaceutical manufacturing. As manufacturing issues, outdated technologies, and geopolitical risks contribute to shortages that impact patient care and elevate healthcare costs, the introduction of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMTs) offers a beacon of hope. AMT technologies promise to enhance quality […]

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Insights From ISC West 2024: Embracing IT as the New Decision-Maker in Banking & Security Integration
April 18, 2024

At ISC West, banking & security integration was a hot topic. With cloud and AI advancements bringing forth new solutions, IT is fast becoming the new decision-maker. How can institutions leverage these technologies to comply with regulations and enhance market-specific functionalities? Jim Moran, the VP of PMG & PH at Verint Systems, posits the […]

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Tech-Mom Journey: From CERT to Stars, Inspiring the Next Generation with Desiree Baccus
April 18, 2024

In a world where technology and communication are paramount, the story of Desiree Baccus stands as a testament to the power of curiosity and adaptability. As a single mother who delved into the tech world to inspire her children, Baccus’ journey from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to the realms of amateur radio […]

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Generative AI Remains at an IP and Privacy Crossroads
April 17, 2024

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly integrated into our daily lives and business operations, the conversation around its ethical and legal implications grows louder. It’s clear that generative AI will continue to face legal battles; applications from oncology, to mental health services, to the classroom, are raising questions about AI’s ethics and the consequences of […]

Read More
Strategic Capital Allocation Can Help Businesses Leverage Employee Knowledge and Collaboration for Better Returns

Strategic capital allocation, a critical aspect of business management often emphasized by investment experts like Warren Buffett, involves more than just distributing financial resources; it’s about strategic investment that drives long-term value. Firms are increasingly recognizing the need to integrate capital allocation with broader corporate strategies, ensuring that investments are not only financially sound […]

Read More
AI is at an Investment Tipping Point. These Are the Three Main Trends Shaping AI Solutions Development.

The AI industry is facing both headwinds and tailwinds, and this state of uncertainty is best represented in investment numbers. Recent data published by the Stanford University Institute of Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence shows that while generative AI private investment is skyrocketing, overall global investment in AI solutions dipped for the second year in a row […]

Read More
With an Aging Workforce, Businesses Need to Balance the Fruits of Experience with Rising Workforce Costs

How can businesses effectively address the diverse needs of an aging workforce while managing the associated costs? The increasing presence of older employees brings a wealth of experience and stability to the workplace, yet it also demands significant investment in continuous training and updated benefits to match their evolving needs. As of 2023, according […]

Read More
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Strategic Teamwork and Narrative Alignment are Key to Successful B2B Sales Funnel Management
April 17, 2024

In the evolving B2B sales landscape, the integration of advanced technology and strategic storytelling is paramount. Automation and analytics are streamlining sales processes, enhancing efficiency and customer satisfaction, while a compelling narrative across the B2B sales funnel fosters a deeper connection with prospects. In this narrative-driven market landscape, how can businesses best leverage these […]

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A Domestic U.S. Mining & Rare Metals Supply Chain Still Lacks Industry & Political Support

The U.S. is in need of a domestic mining & rare metals supply chain. There’s a natural motivation around developing this kind of supply chain, as it’s smart production strategy to give U.S.  companies more diversity in their sourcing & manufacturing partners. There’s also a national imperative to keep America’s supply chains resilient, one […]

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Stenograph Announces the Release of CATalyst Version 22

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 16, 2024 (Newswire.com) – Stenograph, LLC, is thrilled to announce an update to CATalyst®, the industry-leading software for computer-aided transcription, trusted by court reporters, scopists, CART providers, and captioners worldwide. Throughout its 25-year history, CATalyst has been at the forefront of leveraging advanced tools that make work faster, easier, and more efficient. […]

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Breaking the Rules with Pixar: Dean Movshovitz’s Take on Pixar’s Storytelling Success and Narrative Techniques

From Elemental to Turning Red, Pixar Animation Studios sets the gold standard for storytelling in animation. Pixar’s ability to weave intricate narratives that resonate with children and adults alike has sparked widespread interest in understanding the secrets behind its storytelling success. With the release of Dean Movshovitz‘s Amazon bestseller book, Pixar Storytelling: Rules for […]

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An Aging U.S. Workforce Could Be A Fruitful Operational Shift for Businesses
April 15, 2024

In a workforce landscape being shaped by inflation, supply chain evolution, geopolitical tide shifts, and rising next-gen technology, businesses are increasingly recognizing the value of integrating older, experienced workers into their labor strategies. The allure lies not only in the seasoned skills these workers bring but also in their financial independence, which often allows […]

Read More
As Pressure Around AI Returns Increases, Companies Using Should Know the Generative AI Basics

In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, the surge of generative artificial intelligence (AI) and Large Language Models (LLMs) stands out as a particularly transformative development. It’s a trend that’s leading to a wealth of new AI-powered solutions for businesses to consider investing in, whether as part of their internal tech stack or as […]

Read More
Next Gen 911 Doesn’t Have a Final Destination, But Lack of Funding is Slowing the Adoption Journey

The transformation of emergency response systems through Next Gen 911 represents a critical evolution in public safety technology, enhancing emergency response capabilities with features like GPS tracking, live video, and real-time translation. As we move away from the outdated copper wire systems first implemented in the 1960s, the disparity between our personal devices and […]

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Tax Incentives Are Key for Green Commercial Vehicle Adoption

The push toward greener logistics is gaining traction as concerns about environmental sustainability and climate change continue to grow. Traditional diesel-powered vehicles, long the backbone of the freight industry, are increasingly seen as unsustainable. The introduction of zero-emission vehicles like electric and hydrogen trucks is a promising step, but these technologies face significant barriers […]

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Tune in For: The Evolution of Real Estate in Fort Worth
April 17, 2024

Don’t miss this upcoming episode of Location Cubed. Weaver’s Howard Altshuler and Aaron Grisz look at the evolution of real estate in Fort Worth with Joel Heydenburk, a Partner at Jackson Walker, LLP. They explore the unique trajectory of real estate law, investments transforming cityscapes, and the nuanced interplay of history and development in […]

Read More
Redefining Digital Trust: Web 3.0 and Blockchain Technology Are Reshaping Digital Security and Transparency

The digital world continues to race forward and Web 3.0 and blockchain technology are taking center stage. This surge of interest is driven by the global demand for more secure, decentralized, and transparent online interactions, particularly in the wake of heightened cybersecurity threats and privacy concerns. The stakes are high and according to a […]

Read More
Breaking the Rules with Pixar: Dean Movshovitz’s Take on Pixar’s Storytelling Success and Narrative Techniques

From Elemental to Turning Red, Pixar Animation Studios sets the gold standard for storytelling in animation. Pixar’s ability to weave intricate narratives that resonate with children and adults alike has sparked widespread interest in understanding the secrets behind its storytelling success. With the release of Dean Movshovitz‘s Amazon bestseller book, Pixar Storytelling: Rules for […]

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The Role of Private Equity in The Energy Transition

In this episode of Weaver: Beyond the Numbers, host Gabrielle Bejarano sits down with Mike Collier, a partner in Weaver’s Transaction Advisory Services, to discuss the critical role of private equity in the energy transition. As the world grapples with the urgent need for sustainable energy solutions, this conversation sheds light on whether private equity […]

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Episode #24: JPMorgan Insider Tells All: The Hidden Damage Big Banks Do to Investors
April 11, 2024

How much damage can big banks do to investors? To hear it from a JPMorgan insider, it’s the hidden stuff that hurts the most. In the latest episode of Untamed Ethos, hosted by Dr. Joshua Wilson, listeners and viewers are privy to an unflinchingly candid discussion with Robert M. Mennella, the author of “Heavily […]

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Leverage Support Systems and Embrace Continuous Learning to Advance Your Career Without Sacrificing Personal Life

The quest for a harmonious balance between career aspirations and personal life has taken center stage in today’s fast-paced world. As professionals grapple with the complexities of modern work environments, particularly in the rapidly evolving healthcare sector, understanding how to navigate these waters has become critical. A recent study revealed that over half of […]

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Excellence Culture – Episode 15 with John Merris (CEO of Flooret)

30 minutes prior to this interview, John and I had never met, but immediately I knew it was going to be a great conversation. Listen in, as John shares the mindset that drove his leadership as CEO Solo Brands. A mindset that led the company from $11 million to $500 million over the course of […]

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Motor Fuels Tax Minute, Episode 42: Net Billed or Gross Gallons

In this week’s episode of Motor Fuels Tax Minute, our hosts go back to the basics with net billed or gross gallons.   For information or assistance, contact us. We are here to help. ©2024 Detailed Description of Weaver’s Motor Fuels Tax Minute, Episode 42 00:00:00 Leanne: Welcome to Weaver’s Motor Fuels Tax Minute, the vlog […]

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Gourmet Jerky with Ricky Hirsch: How Jerky Went from Gas Station to Chef’s Table
April 2, 2024

With more and more people watching what they eat, consumers are seeking snack options that align with their dietary preferences and lifestyle choices. Entrepreneurs like Ricky Hirsch, founder of Think Jerky, are redefining traditional industries with innovative approaches and a deep sense of creativity. With a growing demand for healthier, more sustainable snack options, Think […]

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Navigating Leadership Storms: A True Tale of Resilience with Mark “Oz” Geist

The storms of leadership can test the mettle of even the most seasoned leaders, and Mark “Oz” Geist’s story is a testament to navigating leadership storms with valor and wisdom. His experience during the Benghazi attack exemplifies the essence of authentic leadership—making life-or-death decisions under the most extreme pressures. In today’s tumultuous business and […]

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Routines, Rituals and a Mission-Driven Approach: MarketScale’s CRO Tim Maitland on Balancing Professional Growth and Personal Well-Being

In a world that often demands the relentless pursuit of success, finding the sweet spot between professional growth and personal well-being can seem like an elusive goal. As we navigate the complexities of modern work-life dynamics, the conversation around maintaining this balance has become more pertinent than ever. In this episode of Growthwell, we […]

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The Impact of AI on Marketing Careers

In this episode of The Marketing AI SparkCast, host Aby Varma, a B2B Marketing Leader and the Founder of Spark Novus, sits down with Matt Gill, the Founder and Managing Partner of MICA Consulting Group. Spark Novus is a consultancy specializing in strategic AI adoption in marketing. MICA is a leading boutique national marketing […]

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Motor Fuels Tax Minute, Episode 43: Biofuel Feedstock
April 16, 2024

In this week’s episode of Motor Fuels Tax Minute, our hosts discuss non-tax specific permits for biofuel feedstocks.   For information or assistance, contact us. We are here to help. ©2024 Detailed Description of Weaver’s Motor Fuels Tax Minute, Episode 43 00:00:00 Emilda: Welcome to Weaver’s Motor Fuels Tax Minute, the vlog where we talk all […]

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Weaver Core Value Awards

How can recognizing core values within a company foster a culture of collaboration and excellence, as exemplified by the achievements of Weaver’s Core Value Award winners? This year’s Weaver Core Value Award winners, Dana Burris, Director of Administration; Christopher Maurer, Manager in Tax Services; Dan Brumwell, Director of Transaction Advisory Services, and Ashley Winkler, […]

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Transform Your Videos with AI

The future of video editing is here, and it’s powered by AI. MarketScale’s recent webinar, hosted by Alex LeBlanc and Shannon Willey, took a deep dive into how artificial intelligence is transforming the art of video production. In an era where video content reigns supreme, AI is emerging as a game-changer, providing tools that bring […]

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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance

In an era where technology’s evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, […]

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The CXO 2023 Event in San Francisco, CA
December 22, 2023

The 2023 CXO event, presented by Sunstone Partners, was held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco in October.  This video is a composite of the event, with various attendees sharing the value they received from the conference. The event aimed to foster relationship development and collaboration and share best practices among portfolio companies. […]

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Growth Equity Insights: Embrace the Value with Jason Wojahn, CEO of Thirdera

On this episode of Growth Equity Insights, Jeff Rich, Operating Partner at Sunstone Partners, interviews his guest Jason Wojahn, CEO at Thirdera. The topics today are an overview of Thirdera and what Mr. Wojahn gained from attending Sunstone Partners’ 2023 CXO event in San Francisco, CA.

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Growth Equity Insights: Embrace the Value with Ben Kessler, President at 66degrees

On this episode of Growth Equity Insights Jeff Rich, Operating Partner at Sunstone Partners, interviews his guest Ben Kessler, President at 66degrees. The topics today are an overview of 66degrees and what Mr. Kessler gained from attending Sunstone Partners’ 2023 CXO event in San Francisco, CA.

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Guide to B2B Marketing: Lead Generation Plan Playbook and Toolkit

Keka Cobb, VP of Marketing and Demand Generation at Sunstone Partners, talks through the elements of the Lead Generation Plan Playbook in this Guide to B2B Marketing. She provides a step-by-step guide to creating a comprehensive lead generation plan. It includes a table of contents, frameworks, and tools to help understand and improve lead […]

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Guide to B2B Marketing: Event Marketing Plan Playbook and Toolkit
December 21, 2023

In this Guide to B2B Marketing, Keka Cobb, the Vice President of Marketing – Demand Generation at Sunstone Partners presents the  Event Marketing Plan Playbook and Toolkit. The Event Marketing Plan Playbook and Toolkit is a detailed and structured guide designed to assist individuals and teams in developing a robust event marketing strategy. It […]

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Women in Leadership – Mona Abutaleb Explores Female Leaders Impact on Shaping the Future of Work

What if the future of work was not only shaped by technological innovation but also by the unique traits that women bring to the table? Our conversation today on EmpowerHER: Leading the Way by Sunstone Partners revolves around the significant role of female leaders in molding the future of work. Mona Abutaleb, the CEO […]

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Women in Leadership – How Susan Torroella and ProgenyHealth Considers Personal Needs of Employees to Create An Inviting Atmosphere

EmpowerHer: Leading the Way by Sunstone Partners highlights how understanding and respecting the personal needs of employees is the magic ingredient in creating an inviting atmosphere. Susan Torroella, the CEO at ProgenyHealth talks about how ProgenyHealth has mastered the art of balancing professional and personal commitments, signaling an empathetic and employee-centric approach to management. […]

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Women in Leadership – Ann Kent Sheds Light on Unlocking the Power of Leadership in Women Leaders

Are you ready to unlock the power of leadership? Our guest, Ann Kent, the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) of  ProgenyHealth sheds light on the journey of women leaders, emphasizing the power of curiosity. Join us on this episode of the EmpowerHER: Leading the Way Podcast by Sunstone Partners as we decode the essence of […]

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A Domestic U.S. Mining & Rare Metals Supply Chain Still Lacks Industry & Political Support
April 16, 2024

The U.S. is in need of a domestic mining & rare metals supply chain. There’s a natural motivation around developing this kind of supply chain, as it’s smart production strategy to give U.S.  companies more diversity in their sourcing & manufacturing partners. There’s also a national imperative to keep America’s supply chains resilient, one […]

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Stenograph Announces the Release of CATalyst Version 22
April 16, 2024

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 16, 2024 (Newswire.com) – Stenograph, LLC, is thrilled to announce an update to CATalyst®, the industry-leading software for computer-aided transcription, trusted by court reporters, scopists, CART providers, and captioners worldwide. Throughout its 25-year history, CATalyst has been at the forefront of leveraging advanced tools that make work faster, easier, and more efficient. […]

Read More
Breaking the Rules with Pixar: Dean Movshovitz’s Take on Pixar’s Storytelling Success and Narrative Techniques
April 16, 2024

From Elemental to Turning Red, Pixar Animation Studios sets the gold standard for storytelling in animation. Pixar’s ability to weave intricate narratives that resonate with children and adults alike has sparked widespread interest in understanding the secrets behind its storytelling success. With the release of Dean Movshovitz‘s Amazon bestseller book, Pixar Storytelling: Rules for […]

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Motor Fuels Tax Minute, Episode 43: Biofuel Feedstock
April 16, 2024

In this week’s episode of Motor Fuels Tax Minute, our hosts discuss non-tax specific permits for biofuel feedstocks.   For information or assistance, contact us. We are here to help. ©2024 Detailed Description of Weaver’s Motor Fuels Tax Minute, Episode 43 00:00:00 Emilda: Welcome to Weaver’s Motor Fuels Tax Minute, the vlog where we talk all […]

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An Aging U.S. Workforce Could Be A Fruitful Operational Shift for Businesses
April 15, 2024

In a workforce landscape being shaped by inflation, supply chain evolution, geopolitical tide shifts, and rising next-gen technology, businesses are increasingly recognizing the value of integrating older, experienced workers into their labor strategies. The allure lies not only in the seasoned skills these workers bring but also in their financial independence, which often allows […]

Read More
As Pressure Around AI Returns Increases, Companies Using Should Know the Generative AI Basics
April 15, 2024

In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, the surge of generative artificial intelligence (AI) and Large Language Models (LLMs) stands out as a particularly transformative development. It’s a trend that’s leading to a wealth of new AI-powered solutions for businesses to consider investing in, whether as part of their internal tech stack or as […]

Read More
The Role of Private Equity in The Energy Transition
April 15, 2024

In this episode of Weaver: Beyond the Numbers, host Gabrielle Bejarano sits down with Mike Collier, a partner in Weaver’s Transaction Advisory Services, to discuss the critical role of private equity in the energy transition. As the world grapples with the urgent need for sustainable energy solutions, this conversation sheds light on whether private equity […]

Read More
Next Gen 911 Doesn’t Have a Final Destination, But Lack of Funding is Slowing the Adoption Journey
April 11, 2024

The transformation of emergency response systems through Next Gen 911 represents a critical evolution in public safety technology, enhancing emergency response capabilities with features like GPS tracking, live video, and real-time translation. As we move away from the outdated copper wire systems first implemented in the 1960s, the disparity between our personal devices and […]

Read More
Tax Incentives Are Key for Green Commercial Vehicle Adoption
April 11, 2024

The push toward greener logistics is gaining traction as concerns about environmental sustainability and climate change continue to grow. Traditional diesel-powered vehicles, long the backbone of the freight industry, are increasingly seen as unsustainable. The introduction of zero-emission vehicles like electric and hydrogen trucks is a promising step, but these technologies face significant barriers […]

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