What FRANdata Thinks

SBA proposes to simplify eligibility criteria for franchises and distributorships/licensees by eliminating current principles for determining affiliation arising from management and control, franchise or license agreements, and identity of interest.  Instead, SBA proposes to streamline affiliation determinations based on ownership criteria. This development could lead to the Franchise Directory being shuttered in favor of a […]

In my more than 15 years of Commercial/SBA lending experience, I have gained some valuable insights in helping others to start and expand their businesses as a lender. They relate well back to some very wise sayings I have heard throughout my life. The 5 things new borrowers need to know will be structured around […]