Video – The State of Franchise Lending & Tips to Thrive – – June 16, 2020

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Franchisors and franchisees, reeling from the pandemic and the government-issued closures, are grappling to comprehend the “new normal.” Financing, the lifeblood of franchising, has experienced major shifts and it is critical for businesses to understand the market. BoeFly assembled industry experts to share their perspective on the state of franchise lending and tips to thrive in the new normal. Expert … Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Capital Access Relief Options

Mike RozmanFranchise Finance, Press Releases

Your bank has unilateral authority to provide temporary relief in the form of a deferment. With unilateral authority your bank can act without SBA approval. Banks can defer your loan for up to three or six months. [A max deferment of three months if the bank has sold the guaranteed portion of your loan; a maximum of six months if the bank has retained the loan.]

The Path of an SBA Rule Change

Mike RozmanFranchise Finance

The franchisor and franchisee sign a two-page form that lives as an addendum to the franchise agreement. The form confirms that the franchisor doesn’t exert undue control on four areas: change of ownership, forced sale of assets, covenants and franchisee hiring. The new addendum specifically states that it (the addendum itself) overrides any conflicts that may exist with the franchise agreement

Franchisors Limit Risks with BoeFly’s Asset Verification

Emma GrubmanFranchise Finance

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Opening a franchise, like any business venture, comes with a handful of risks—especially on the end of the franchisor. Franchisees could fail to open their unit, have too little working capital to be profitable and successful, or even become future litigants, having been subjected to the aforementioned.  One way that franchisors can minimize these risks is by verifying assets, or … Read More

What the Fed’s Interest Rate Hike Means for Financing

Jessica SarterFranchise Finance

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For the first time in almost a decade, the Fed has raised interest rates. What does this mean for franchising? Mike Rozman, President and CEO of BoeFly shared his thoughts today since franchisees and franchisors alike have raised their hands. “The economy is healthy and that’s good news for growth,” said Rozman. Coming out of the recession the Fed’s interest … Read More

Webinar – Increase Candidate to Franchisee conversion rates by 14 times

Jessica SarterFranchise Finance, Small Business Lending

In this recording of a webinar from 12/2/2015, two of the nation’s fastest growing franchise brands – Jamba Juice and Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza – share insights on how they grow faster using BoeFly’s Franchise Sales & Financing System. Give a read to a 2-page case study describing how Papa Murphy’s enjoyed a 14 times higher lead-to-franchise sale … Read More

Increased Support from Franchisors Leads to Franchise Growth

Mike RozmanFranchise Finance

We just wrapped up at the Franchise Times’ 16th Annual Franchise Finance & Growth Conference, which is the premier conference in the franchise lending space. Franchise brands attending the conference had a chance to meet with franchise lenders, such as Cornerstone Bank, Funding Circle, Stearns Bank, and Rapid Advance, as well as investors. We had the opportunity to pitch to … Read More