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We have one goal. To help our clients be successful business owners. Our trusted partners share that goal and work with us to help achieve it. And it works two ways. Sometimes a partner sends a business owner our way to help with financing, and sometimes we send a business owner their way to help with other business needs.

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COVID-19 and Franchising: Seven Months In

By FranFund on Oct 21, 2020 3:12:58 PM

It has been more than seven months since the coronavirus pandemic began. Although the business world has been upended, there are signs of improvement and resilience.

Many entrepreneurs have capitalized on the recession and the low entry barriers that it has created. Optimism among current business owners is growing, with owners expecting conditions to improve as our recovery continues. Applications for new businesses are at their highest point in over a decade, per data from the US Census Bureau and Federal Reserve.

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5 Common Misconceptions about Franchising

By FranFund on Sep 24, 2020 3:22:27 PM

You’re likely familiar with franchising. Franchises are a cornerstone of the American economy, employing millions of people and generating hundreds of billions of dollars every year. With so many franchise businesses in operation, there’s a good chance you’re a regular customer at a franchise or two.

You may also be familiar with some misunderstandings about the franchising model, whether you realize it or not. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about franchising.

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Inspiration Meets Opportunity During National Hispanic Heritage Month

By FranFund on Sep 15, 2020 11:19:36 AM

The period from September 15th through October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates Hispanic and Latino Americans’ contributions and achievements. This celebration starts mid-month because it began in 1968 as a commemorative week, and in 1988, it was extended to a full month.

Hispanic and Latino Americans make up an incredibly diverse group of cultures. They comprise nearly 60 million people and represent Americans with cultural ties to all Spanish-speaking and Latin American countries and dependencies. It should come as no surprise that their contributions to the business world have been rich and varied!

Latino entrepreneurship in the Americas began over 500 years ago before our country was even founded. Some of the first Latino-owned enterprises in the United States included ranching, farming, and shop ownership.

Today, many of our country’s most innovative and disruptive entrepreneurs are from Hispanic and Latino backgrounds.

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FranFund's Journey Toward Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion (DEI)

By FranFund on Sep 1, 2020 9:07:39 AM

There’s no getting around it. Our country has experienced a painful and challenging summer. In addition to the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve been confronted with longstanding issues of race relations and systemic racial injustice. FranFund stands with the Black community and all Americans of color. We hope that our country can grow stronger as we acknowledge these problems and work to fix them, rather than hiding from them or remaining silent.

The issues of inequality and disproportionate police bias against Black Americans hit us close to home last fall, when Atatiana Jefferson was killed in her own home three miles south of our Fort Worth headquarters. Following her death, our CEO Geoff Seiber was moved to engage with our local Black business leaders, with the goal of determining what we can do to help. In his words, “We had to do more.”

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How to Support Your Spouse When They Want to Start a Business

By FranFund on Aug 27, 2020 4:14:02 PM

Starting a business may not be your personal dream. Your spouse, on the other hand, may have the entrepreneurial itch that drives them to take action. People are now starting to think a little differently about business and employment — it’s a great time to get creative.

Whether your spouse is starting a business independently or you’re going into a joint venture, the process can be a sensitive and overwhelming experience. To be successful, it’s important to have spousal support from the start. Here are some ways you can support your spouse as they take the leap to start a business.

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Why It's Important to Find the Right Suppliers

By FranFund on Aug 17, 2020 5:19:34 PM

Starting your franchise business is probably one of the most exciting things you have ever done. And it should be! You’re embarking on a new career as your own boss. Before long, you will have customers and employees, and they’ll be some of your most valuable relationships.

It’s important not to get so focused on these relationships that you put your professional service suppliers on the backburner. These suppliers may be crucial to the success of your business.

Franchising is a collaborative business model, and that’s reflected in the supportive nature of the community. The franchise industry is full of specialists who are here to help entrepreneurs like you succeed. It is important to tap into this network and find professional service suppliers who meet your business’ needs.

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The Importance of Franchise Businesses in Local Communities

By FranFund on Jul 23, 2020 1:44:27 PM

You’ve probably heard the phrase before, especially during election cycles. Small businesses are the backbone of America. You might be quick to roll your eyes and dismiss this as an outdated saying, especially with major eCommerce retailers and big-box stores commanding all the headlines. However, small businesses make up over 99% of all US employers and account for 60% of all jobs added annuallyNearly all consumers in America prefer to support small, locally-owned businesses when possible. On average, a greater portion of the money spent locally stays local compared to money spent at a non-local business. 

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Looking to Start a Business With Your Life Partner? Why Funding Should Come First

By FranFund on Jul 9, 2020 10:37:00 AM

At least one million businesses in the United States are owned by married couples, Many spouses have found that their relationships have been strengthened by both the highs and lows of co-owning a business. Are you and your significant other thinking about joining their numbers?

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Happy 4th of July!

By FranFund on Jul 2, 2020 2:11:05 PM

After turning another page of the calendar in 2020, we will celebrate another major holiday in the middle of a pandemic. While our 4th of July celebrations will likely look different than previous years, there is still much to celebrate and be grateful for. Our small business community has been hit especially hard the past few months, and they need our support more than ever to lift them up as they come back online. It's the perfect time to reflect on our country's remarkable history of entrepreneurship and small business success.

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Franchise Sectors Primed for Post-Lockdown Growth

By FranFund on Jun 29, 2020 3:30:00 PM

Much attention has been paid to large companies that have thrived throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Lockdown. A few tech and eCommerce giants may come to mind. There has also been considerable focus on the retail sectors that have been upended, and the thousands of small businesses forced to shut their doors.

COVID-19 isn’t going away anytime soon, but localized reopenings have been underway for almost two months. Several recession-resistant sectors are showing signs of life and are poised to grow post-lockdown. This is an ideal time to consider ways to capitalize as a potential small business owner, or as a current small business owner considering a pivot. All crises end, and new leaders always emerge.

The franchising business model has unique advantages during recessions and in their aftermaths. Unlike starting from square one, you’re investing in a proven system, which lowers risk. The parent organization’s resources provide unmatched support and stability that is often essential in times of uncertainty. And crises provide rare opportunities to see how franchisors perform when the stakes are highest.

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