Electric Guard Dog - Hot RMR Company Profile

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Feb 21, 2017

The financiers at the Barnes Buchanan conference praised a company named 'Electric Guard Dog'. While the name sounds fairly low tech, the money and the model they are pursuing drew significant attention.

And this company is looking for dealer partners. Inside, we look at their model, their high acquisition price and the potential for dealers / integrators to partner with them.

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