News & Press

Feb 24, 2022

ApplePie grows management team with Franchise Development Specialist

ApplePie Capital is excited to announce that Jamie Davis, CFE has joined our team as VP of Business Development  

Jan 27, 2022

Denise Thomas of ApplePie Capital joins Peter Renton on the Fintech One-on-One podcast from LendIt Fintech.

Our founder and CEO was recently invited by LendIt Fintech to participate in their Fintech One-on-One podcast where she discussed how the franchise industry has performed recently and how the ApplePie model has evolved over time to meet the needs of this high-quality small business vertical.  

Listen to the podcast

Dec 13, 2021

Luder Milton joins ApplePie Capital as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

ApplePie is excited to announce that Luder Milton has joined our team as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer  

Nov 1, 2021

James Goldsberry joins ApplePie Capital as Chief Credit Officer

ApplePie is excited to announce that James Goldsberry has joined our team as Chief Credit Officer 

Oct 13, 2021  |  Mark Calvey

ApplePie Capital raises millions to finance franchisees

San Francisco-based ApplePie Capital raised $6.5 million in a Series C round and reached an agreement with First Internet Bank to purchase $100 million in ApplePie loans made to franchisees.

ApplePie is enjoying dramatic growth, recently surpassing $1.25 billion in loans originated to franchisees of more than 200 franchise brands since it began lending in 2015. That includes more than $330 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans ApplePie made, working with Cross River Bank and other partners to lend through the SBA relief effort.

ApplePie’s cumulative loan-loss rate is 1.6% since 2015. That’s not a typo.

Oct 13, 2021

ApplePie Capital Raises $6.5 Million in Series C Funding; Surpasses $1.25 Billion in Loan Originations Since Inception

New investment will fuel ApplePie’s growth and its continuing transformation of franchise finance.

Oct 13, 2021

First Internet Bank and ApplePie Formalize New Partnership

San Francisco – First Internet Bank and ApplePie Capital today announced a loan purchase agreement to provide financing solutions for franchisees.

Aug 9, 2021

Kirk Inglis joins ApplePie Capital as Chief Financial Officer

ApplePie is excited to announce that Kirk Inglis has joined our team as Chief Financial Officer 

Feb 11, 2019  |  Helen Bond

ApplePie Capital: The Right Choice to Meet Your Multi-Unit Growth Goals

When it comes to multi-unit expansion, access to the right capital, at the right time, with the right financial partner can be a game-changer in ensuring success. With a fresh approach to franchise financing—and the only lender dedicated to the industry—ApplePie Capital knows franchising and understands the unique needs of franchisees at every stage of growth.

“When someone comes to us, the first thing we want to know is what their plans are for growth, and for succession or exit,” says Ron Feldman, ApplePie’s Chief Development Officer. “Your exit plan – how long you want to run these units – can affect what kind of loan you get.”

ApplePie’s teams are brand specialists. Armed with well-defined goals and a snapshot of your financial picture and operations, ApplePie takes a consultative approach to create and execute a custom multi-unit financing strategy that ensures development stays on track.

Nov 19, 2018

ApplePie Capital Reaches $300 Million Milestone in Franchise Business Loans

San Francisco – ApplePie Capital, the first and only online lender dedicated to franchising, announced that it recently surpassed $300 million in loans originated to franchise entrepreneurs opening or expanding their businesses.