What FRANdata Thinks

Why Should You Care? If your franchisees or prospects need financing, you should care. The SBA Directory helps lenders check if a brand CAN obtain SBA financing, while the Franchise Registry is utilized by lenders to see if brands SHOULD obtain financing.     We use the umbrella term “lenders” but, in reality, a loan […]

The banking industry is increasing its conventional business lending activity. Since the recession they have focused on lower risk businesses, which translated into larger businesses with good track records.  More recently they have been expanding their focus to smaller businesses with less experience. Concurrently, we have seen the rapid expansion of alternative lenders, led by […]