News & Press

Nov 11, 2014

ApplePie Capital Announces First-Ever Loan Marketplace to Connect Investors with Franchise Businesses

$3.77 Million Round in ApplePie Capital led by Freestyle Capital, QED Investors, and Signia Venture Partners

San Francisco, CA, November 11, 2014 – ApplePie Capital today announced the first-ever franchise loan marketplace that will connect high-quality franchise brands and their entrepreneurs with investors seeking attractive fixed income returns. As the first marketplace lender solely dedicated to the franchise industry, ApplePie Capital will bridge the financing gap for thousands of qualified entrepreneurs who wish to open or expand their franchise business. This will democratize access to capital to help propel entrepreneurship, support proven Main Street businesses, and create jobs throughout the country. Entrepreneurs can invite their families, friends, and communities to invest in their franchise businesses alongside ApplePie Capital’s growing network of individual and institutional investors.