A husband-and-wife franchisee team, Mark and Ebony Satterfield of East Stroudsburg, are preparing to open the Pocono area’s first Saladworks restaurant this year, largely thanks to a $340,000 start-up Small Business Association loan, but they took a very uncommnon route to this area.
The couple harnessed the effort of BoeFly, an online marketplace that works like a Match.com for small business lending by connecting borrowers with more than 2,200 lenders nationwide, based on compatibility between the borrowers and lenders. It curently has 6,000 borrowers enlisted.
“We found BoeFly incredibly easy to use, and we were blown away at how many serious lenders we met,” said Mark Satterfield as he and his wife are members of JTS Enterprises LLC.
They plan on opening their franchise on the Route 611 corridor in Bartonsville.
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