2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#143 Ranked #392 last year
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Initial investment
$63K - $117K
Units as of 2021
94 123.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Lendio

Related Categories
Business Financial Services
Founded
2011
Parent Company
Lendio Inc.
Leadership
Brock Blake, CEO
Sponsored Content

More from Lendio

"Lendio: The Revolutionary Franchise for Small Business Lending"

Lendio makes business loans easy. All it takes is 15 minutes to fill out our small business loan application. It’s online, easy to use, and provides access to real offers from a marketplace of lenders. That means no more shopping around at banks or mountains of tedious paperwork.

As a Lendio franchisee, you’ll help business owners find the loans they need to grow their business—combining our high-tech assets with your personal, high-touch expertise. By leveraging Lendio’s business loan marketplace, you’ll help local clients complete a single application to be reviewed by over 75+ premium lenders, which takes the headache out of the entire process.

Join the Lendio Family

What You Need:

  • Desire to build a local business
  • Commitment to helping local small business access capital
  • A strong connection to your local business community—including members of your Chamber of Commerce and the like
  • Experience in business development, sales, and relationship management
  • A portfolio of local business clients
  • $55–$65K in liquid capital

What You Get:

  • Technology: Access to the Lendio marketplace and our industry-leading, proprietary CRM tool
  • Lender Relationships: Partnerships with premium lenders like American Express, PayPal, Chase, Bank of America, and more
  • Marketing and Brand Value: Brand equity, awareness, and essential assets like professional microsites, press releases, search engine optimization, communication templates, and more
  • Training and Continued Support: In-person 5-day training courses, partnership development, sales coaching, loan processor support, weekly training and calls, as well as additional support with marketing, operations, and other key facets of your franchise.

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2016 (6 years)
# of employees at HQ
550
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
94 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
4100 Chapel Ridge Rd., #500
Lehi, UT 84043

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Lendio franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$46,000
Initial Investment
$63,150 - $117,100
Cash Requirement
$55,000 - $65,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
5 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Lendio has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Ongoing
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021