Tagged: denise thomas

Women Became the Story in 2017

As Oprah Winfrey put it during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on January 7th, 2018. The reverberations of her words have re-ignited, for anyone who thought it was a just a trend, the importance of #metoo, the industry-agnostic movement. Actually, it is all-encompassing… Read More

ApplePie Capital Announces Extensive Partnership Details With Fifth Third Bank

On Wednesday, ApplePie Capital and Fifth Third Bank revealed new details about their strategic partnership. The companies shared that this agreement enables Fifth Third to purchase loans that are originated through ApplePie’s franchise loan marketplace and will also join ApplePie’s SBA lender network, along with… Read More

ApplePie Capital Acquires Funding Solutions & Appoints New Chief Development Officer

ApplePie Capital announced on Wednesday the acquisition of Funding Solutions, LLC, a national franchise lending consultancy that specializes in SBA, conventional and equipment finance loans, and the appointment of Ronald Feldman, who was named chief development officer. While sharing details about the acquisition and appointment, Denise Thomas,… Read More

ApplePie Capital CEO & Co-Founder Denise Thomas Makes Marketplace Lending Success Look Easy

“We have gained a foothold within the industry by partnering with 42 brands to date. Moving forward we will continue to innovate…” Having spent more than 20 years as a corporate executive in companies backed by prosperous VC firms including Kleiner Perkins, Mohr Davidow and Sequoia Capital, ApplePie Capital CEO… Read More

ApplePie Inks Big $180 Million Loan Agreement. Closes $16.5 Million Series B

ApplePie Capital has signed a $180 million loan purchase agreement with TowerBrook Capital while simultaneously announcing the closing of a $16.5 million Series B funding round. The TowerBrook funding will come from its Structured Opportunities Fund and a credit facility provided by SunTrust Banks, Inc…. Read More

Franchise Lender ApplePie Integrates with Orchard Platform

Orchard has added a unique online lender to its Market Data product. ApplePie Capital, a company that provides access to capital for the franchise industry will now accept institutional investors via the Orchard service. ApplePie is the first online lender solely focused on the franchises…. Read More

Franchise Loan Funder ApplePie Capital Raises $6 Million in Series A. Receives $28 Million in Debt Commitments

San Francisco based ApplePie Capital, an internet funding portal that wants to “democratize access to capital and help franchise entrepreneurs achieve their dream” has raised $6 million in a Series A funding round as the stampede to invest in the future of finance continues.  ApplePie… Read More

ApplePie Capital Matches Peer to Peer Lending with Franchise Loans

San Francisco based ApplePie Capital is preparing to launch a “first-ever” franchise loan marketplace that will connect  franchise brands and their entrepreneurs with investors seeking  fixed income returns.  ApplePie was launched in 2013 and raised funding earlier in 2014 in the amount of $3.77 million… Read More