Partnering with Guidant

Full Suite of Funding Services

We offer a variety of business financing options, most of which can be combined to produce the total amount of desired franchise funding.


401k Business Financing

401(k) Business Financing

Debt-free financing using retirement funds, with no tax penalties.

SBA Loans

SBA Loans

Clients can borrow up to $5 million in capital with this traditional loan.

Unsecured Loans

Unsecured Loans

Those who need fast funding may want to utilize this method, which requires no collateral to qualify.

Portfolio Loans

Portfolio Loans

This securities-based credit line option has zero credit requirements.

Equipment Leasing

Equipment Leasing

Clients can avoid the hassle of purchasing equipment enjoy the flexibility of leasing.

Supporting Franchisee Re-Sales & Transfers

Seller Suite

Our Seller Suite Toolkit empowers your re-sales and transfers with the tools they need to confidently determine an asking price. With our expert, ongoing support, they’ll be able to engage interested buyers and speed up the resale process. Become a resale/transfer partner here

Here is what your Franchisee will receive as part of their Seller Suite Toolkit

  • Estimated Business Valuation
  • Financing Assessment
  • Shareable Flier
  • Dedicated Valuation Specialist
  • Business Summary Page
  • Business Valuation for Buyers
  • Asking Price Assessment
  • Buyer Funding Qualification

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Personalized Service & Custom Technology


Status updates

Weekly Status Updates

Receive weekly emails updating you on the real-time status of exactly where each of your clients are in the funding process.

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Custom Pre-Qual Tool

Customize your pre-qualification tool to reflect your brand and get the information that’s most important to you.

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Co-Branded Collateral

Easily share information on our full suite of financing options with your clients with custom collateral feature your logo and lifestyle image.

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Single Point of Contact

You’ll have an established single point of contact at Guidant, so you’ll know exactly who to contact for anything you need.

Why Franchisors Love Partnering With Us


Pre-Qualification Tool

This system allows candidates to pre-qualify for funding in 5 minutes or less.

Financial Training Webinars

Our team will customize these online workshops, tailored to your brand’s investment level.

Outside Counsel

Our funding packages come complete with time for your candidate to meet with an outside attorney.

Audit Protection

In the event your client is audited once their business is open, our legal team will support them 100%.


Find out what it’s like to partner with Guidant, straight from the mouths of franchising professionals:


Jenna Lamb

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Josh Minturn

Signal 88 Security

Paul Pickett

Wild Birds Unlimited

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Funding Assurance

With our money-back guarantee and risk-free process, your candidates can feel confident to move forward faster. We promise funding for your pre-approved clients or we work for free.
Guidant Financial requires only a single SBA business loan application

Resource Library

Visit our Resource Library, where you can find ebooks, webcasts, whitepapers and more on topics valuable to you and your clients. Help your candidates understand 401(k) business financing with our eBook, Everything You Need to Know About ROBS, hear CEO David Nilssen give an SBA overview in our SBA Loans 101 video, and more.
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Meet the Team

Meet your team of dedicated account managers. Your single point of contact is your go-to for any questions you have or information you need. Meet the team here.

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