The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has been helping small businesses thrive since 1953. Investing in an SBA-Approved Franchise can allow you to have your SBA loan expedited, putting you in business for yourself faster! If you're looking to buy a franchise, check out our list of opportunities that have been registered and approved by the SBA and benefit from a simplified and streamlined loan process.
There are currently 1,745 SBA Approved franchises on the Registry
SBA Loans typically require a strong credit score (650+), some collateral and a 10-20% down payment
At Franchise Gator, over 39,000 requests were made for SBA-Approved franchises in 2016
SOURCE: Franchise Gator
Franchises are available on the SBA Registry from almost every industry, including many popular brands like ACE Hardware and Blimpie, from a variety of industries - from food franchises to retail franchises to educational franchises and more. With more than 1,700 opportunities approved by the SBA, you'll be sure to find what you're looking for.
Buying an SBA approved franchise can save you valuable time and get you up and running sooner. Altough SBA approval does not constitute an endorsement by the Small Business Administration, you'll still have the confidence in knowing that the franchise has been researched and meets the requirements of acceptable control guidelines.
We recommend that you check out our Franchising F.A.Q. before getting started!