Small Business Financing

Innovative Small Business Funding

You need financing tailored to your needs. Fifth Third Bank can help with small business loans and innovative business financing solutions. We have partnerships with GreenSky® and ApplePie Capital to help you and your customers achieve your goals faster. Learn more about GreenSky® and ApplePie Capital as innovative small business funding solutions.

Alternative Financing Benefits

Alternative financing can be helpful for a new startup or someone who is having difficulty getting approved by a bank in the traditional loan process. New financial technology is opening doors for nontraditional lending options like GreenSky® and ApplePie Capital, to lend to more people. Below are the benefits of alternative financing over traditional lending.

  • Faster approval and funding.
  • Flexible interest rates.
  • More opportunities to get financing.
  • Lower qualifications.

GreenSky® Program

Close more sales with fast and paperless financing. Fifth Third Bank has teamed up with GreenSky1, which offers consumer financing through its mobile platform. Your customers can apply for GreenSky® online or through a mobile app and get approved in a matter of seconds. GreenSky® makes the financing approval process seamless so you can get paid faster.

GreenSky® Program

Close more sales with fast and paperless financing. Fifth Third Bank has teamed up with GreenSky1, which offers consumer financing through its mobile platform. Your customers can apply for GreenSky® online or through a mobile app and get approved in a matter of seconds. GreenSky® makes the financing approval process seamless so you can get paid faster.

How It Works:

  1. Customer Application—Customer applies for financing by mobile app, online or by phone.
  2. Customer Approval—Within seconds customers know whether they are approved or not. Approved customers receive a GreenSky® account number and a loan agreement from Fifth Third.
  3. Funding—Process your customer’s GreenSky® account number just like you would a credit card.

Markets Served:

  • Home improvement and contractors.
  • Specialty retailers.
  • Healthcare services, including dental, cosmetic, vision, bariatric surgery and outpatient surgical and nonsurgical procedures.

ApplePie Capital

Build, refresh, or acquire a franchise with easy financing. ApplePie1 offers loans across a diverse lender network, designed especially for the unique needs of franchises. Complete one simple application online and ApplePie will guide you to the best financing options. Learn more about the benefits of using ApplePie Capital and what projects can be financed.

ApplePie Capital

Build, refresh, or acquire a franchise with easy financing. ApplePie1 offers loans across a diverse lender network, designed especially for the unique needs of franchises. Complete one simple application online and ApplePie will guide you to the best financing options. Learn more about the benefits of using ApplePie Capital and what projects can be financed.

Benefits:

  • Simplify accessing capital with a single financial partner.
  • Conbenient application process.
  • Get matched with the right funding for your needs.
  • Access dedicated franchise financial expertise.

Get Flexible Financing for Your Franchise Business:

  • New units.
  • Remodel, refresh.
  • Existing unit purchases.
  • Recapitalizations.
  • Refinancings.
  • Equipment financing.

Additional Resources

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The First Four Things You Must Know Before Buying A Franchise

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