Buy A Franchise Unlimited – Trends for 2015 Pt 8

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It takes a village to raise a child, and a whole lot of online investors to raise funds for a start-up in the 21st century. Franchising has attracted the crowdfunders’ collective attention, according to a panel at the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference in Las Vegas late last year. The top franchise crowdfunding sites have names like Dealstruck, ApplePie Capital, TopLine Exchange and LiftForward. Each group has its own version of what is also known as “marketplace funding,” and the financing mechanism has come on with a vengeance in the sector. We know it won’t put the banks out of business, but it is another tool in a franchisor’s toolkit to get those franchisees funded. Next question: Just how crowded will the crowdfunding marketplace become?

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