Rank no.242 – Interface Financial Corp. – US
Products & Services: Invoice discounting
Number of Locations: 196
Total Investment: $91.3K – 142.3K
Began Franchising: 1990
About Interface Financial Corp.
John T. Sheehy founded The Interface Financial Group in 1972 to help small businesses with their cash flow needs. The franchisees’ mission is to provide short-term working capital for small businesses through invoice discounting (factoring). There is no minimum or maximum amount of financing.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Mexico, South America, Western Europe.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $91,300 – $142,300
Franchise Fee: $39,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 8%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $75,000
Franchise can be run from home. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 2 days. At franchisee’s location: 3-5 days. Ongoing
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,
Other marketing support: Telemarketing
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #242 (2013), #228 (2012), #224 (2011), #278 (2010), #344 (2009),
Top Home-Based: #63 (2013), #64 (2012), #67 (2011), #82 (2010), #99 (2009),
America’s Top Global: #112 (2013), #178 (2012), #175 (2011),
The Ultimate Professional Franchise!
Imagine earning an excellent above-average return on your capital, with minimal marketing, and a work schedule that you control – all accomplished in a business-to-business environment.
Interface offers a unique franchise model in a TRILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY. Interface teaches franchisees how to be successful because Interface was very successful in the same business for over two decades. We now franchise what we have created and perfected over many years. We are not in competition with our franchisees.
As a successful franchisee of The Interface Financial Group®, you will enjoy not only significant financial benefits, but also a quality lifestyle with none of the pressures or limitations associated with a conventional 9-5 job.
Key advantages include:
No staff to hire, fire, or manage
No storefront to own, lease, or maintain
No Inventory or stock to purchase
No extensive travel because IFG franchisees do business locally
Business-to-Business, professional environment with regular business hours of operations
Flexibility to relocate for part of the year or permanently and continue doing business
The Interface Financial Group® (Interface) provides specialty financial services for expanding companies. Interface franchisees focus on ‘purchasing receivables’ in order to accelerate their clients’ cash flow which, in turn, facilitates more rapid growth for Interface clients. To receive a detailed overview of The Interface Financial Group® please complete our Franchise Information Request Form.
WHO IS A TYPICAL INTERFACE FRANCHISEE?
There is no single description for Interface franchisees. Similarly, there is not one single background or profession that typifies an Interface franchisee. Interface franchisees come from very diverse backgrounds.
Some Interface franchisees continue to operate in a business or professional environment in addition to running their Interface franchise. Others have chosen ‘semi-retirement’ and golf as the framework for their franchise setting.
Here are some varied skill sets that make individuals outstanding Interface franchisees:
• You deal effectively with people and they see you as service-oriented.
• You are a strong, above-average communicator.
• You can capably evaluate information and make a decision on your findings.
• You have a genuine desire to help others successfully meet their business goals.
• You are proactive, creative, and appreciate new challenges.
• You understand that effort today leads to success tomorrow.
• You have a strong business background as well as a demonstrated business aptitude.
• You have the financial resources to meet start-up and working capital needs.
If you feel that your background and outlook might be a good fit for Interface, then we invite you to complete our “Franchise Information Request Form” and we will send you a detailed overview of our franchise.