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iCream Café Franchisee in Frisco, Texas Secures Business Start-Up Loan to Open
BoeFly connects Frisco, Texas borrowers with lender for a business start-up loan to open an ice cream franchise on October 5th
iCream is a franchise with an innovative new concept using a liquid nitrogen machine to freeze ice cream, yogurt and sorbet from scratch. The Ackermans will have the Grand Opening of their shop on October 5th.
Together, the Ackermans have over 40 years of experience in the foodservice and management industry. Heidi, who currently works for the Frisco Independent School District’s Child Nutrition Department, was a general manager at Subway for more than 11 years. Tom is a 22-year veteran of Frito Lay and will continue to work for the company while managing iCream on weekends.
“When Tom and I were first looking for a loan, we wanted the process to be as easy and efficient as possible, and luckily the Collin County SBDC directed us to BoeFly. BoeFly was an essential tool that helped us link with a bank and secure the funding we needed to open our shop,” said Heidi Ackerman. “Now that we have our loan, we look forward to bringing a new, unique ice cream shop to the area.”
When the Ackermans submitted their loan request, BoeFly matched their request with several compatible lenders. They ultimately chose to work with Carol Atkinson, VP Texas Group Sales Manager at First National Bank Southwest in the Dallas area.
“BoeFly is an effective platform for connecting my bank with qualified small business borrowers such as the Ackermans,” Atkinson said. “The financing request they provided was comprehensive, which was imperative to finalizing the deal.”
Mike Rozman, co-president of BoeFly, views this success story as a practical and encouraging solution to the widespread issue of small business credit access.
“The Ackermans initially faced a common challenge among small business owners nationwide in efficiently accessing the capital they need,” said Rozman. “Fortunately, BoeFly has helped them and many others efficiently secure financing to start up or grow their businesses, and we look forward to continuing to work with qualified borrowers such as the Ackermans and reputable lenders like First National Bank Southwest to help drive small business growth and create new jobs.”
BoeFly makes it easier to obtain small business loans (http://www.boefly.com/
Borrowers build a complete decision-ready loan request online using BoeFly’s exclusive “SmartForm”
BoeFly, now a strategic ally of the International Franchise Association to expand credit access within the franchise community (http://www.boefly.com/
BoeFly’s Affiliate Solution is the financing exchange chosen by the Association of Small Business Development Centers, representing approximately 1,000 centers nationwide, which are funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, to serve small businesses, and Franchise Gator, the leading site for information on franchise opportunities.
BoeFly was founded by small business owners and small business lending experts with extensive small business lending experience. The company is privately-held and is based in New York City. http://www.boefly.com.
About iCream Café
iCream is an LLC franchise with an innovative new concept that delivers a unique experience of food and fun for guests offering hundreds of different flavor combinations every day. We use a state of the art liquid nitrogen machine to freeze every ice cream, yogurt and sorbet from scratch. iCreams’ mission is to bring the tastiest and healthiest desserts to Frisco and surrounding communities, offering a variety of fresh ingredients and delivering high standards of quality and freshness.
Jessica Sarter/ BoeFly /646-755-7433/