ApplePie Capital Provides Financing to Tropical Smoothie Franchisees

ApplePie Capital provided debt financing to Tropical Smoothie to enable the company to offer new and existing franchisees access to up to $20 million in debt capital to drive continued expansion across the U.S.

Fifth Third Enhances Partnership with ApplePie Capital

Fifth Third can now purchase loans originated through ApplePie Capital’s franchise loan marketplace and joined ApplePie Capital’s SBA lender network.

ApplePie Acquires Funding Solutions, Appoints Chief Development Officer

ApplePie Capital appointed franchise industry veteran Ronald Feldman as chief development officer. In addition, ApplePie announced the acquisition of Funding Solutions.

Franchise Financing as Easy as ApplePie

Owning a franchise offers an entrepreneur the opportunity to run a business with the safety net of an established brand to provide a familiar product and a playbook to succeed. But coming up with the initial funding to cover the start-up costs can be a challenge. Denise Thomas started ApplePie Capital in 2014 to help potential franchisees. Thomas explains how she developed the concept and shares her thoughts on being a woman in a male-dominated industry.

ApplePie Closes $180MM Franchise Loan Purchase with TowerBrook

Online lender ApplePie Capital entered into a $180 million franchise loan purchase agreement with TowerBrook Capital. The company also added Tim Morris, former CRO of GE Capital Franchise Finance, to its management team.

ApplePie Capital Names Thompson General Counsel

Geoff Thompson was named general counsel of ApplePie Capital. Thompson was previously with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.