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Kono Pizza franchise financing options

Compare costs, fees and where to get financing for a Kono Pizza.

Overall costs for Kono Pizza run anywhere from $35,200 to $71,500. See how the costs break down and what funding options might be right for your new venture into the franchise foray.

Estimated initial costs

Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Kono Pizza franchise may result in higher or lower fees.

Franchise fees

Kono Pizza franchise fees total around $25,000, which beats out the $37,000 average for the 200 largest franchises nationwide.
Franchise Cost
Initial franchise fee $25,000 to $25,000
Estimated total $25,000 to $25,000

Equipment fees

Equipment fees total $10,000 for Kono Pizza. This is less than the $180,023 average for the top 200 franchises.
Equipment Cost
Vehicle $0 to $20,000
Estimated total $0 to $20,000

Real estate fees

Real estate will set you back $1,000 for Kono Pizza, thought it's less than the average of $788,376 for the top 200 franchises.
Real estate Cost
Deposits $0 to $2,000
Estimated total $0 to $2,000

Licenses and permits costs

Kono Pizza initial licenses and permits will set you back $2,000. This comes out to less than $18,770 — the overall nationwide average.
Licenses and permits Cost
Permits $500 to $3,500
Estimated total $500 to $3,500

Insurance costs

Initial insurance costs for Kono Pizza run $2,000. This means you'll be paying less than the overall nationwide average of $6,311.
Insurance Cost
Insurance $1,500 to $2,500
Estimated total $1,500 to $2,500

Personnel costs

Uniforms, name tags and the like make up personnel costs, and for Kono Pizza it will run you $500. The nationwide average cost of personnel fees comes in at $22,818, which means you'll be paying less to outfit your employees.
Personnel Cost
Uniforms $500 to $500
Estimated total $500 to $500

Other expenses

Miscellaneous expenses for Kono Pizza total $12,850 — less than the nationwide average of $69,970.
Other Cost
Professional fees $2,700 to $3,000
Three months' additional funds $5,000 to $15,000
Estimated total $7,700 to $18,000
All costs were found using the 200 largest franchises nationwide using Franchise Direct's list of more than 300 franchises, and are accurate as of 2021.

How to finance

Since the estimated total for Kono Pizza is on the more costly side, we recommend following these steps to get fully financed:
  1. Go to the Kono Pizza franchising website and review its financial requirements, including cash-on-hand requirements.
  2. Reach out to Kono Pizza about in-house financing for franchisees.
  3. If in-house financing isn't available, look for online loans, bank loans and SBA loans to help meet the $53,350 estimated opening costs.
  4. Compare lenders based on amounts, interest rates and what types of personal and business credit history they accept.
  5. Once you settle on a lender, gather all required documents, including account statements and assets.
  6. Apply for financing online or in person as required by the lender.

What types of financing is available?

Consider one of the following options for covering a portion of the costs to open a Kono Pizza.
  • Online loan. For a turnaround that's faster than a bank, an online business loan could be the way to go. Credit requirements are often more flexible than those of traditional bank loans, too.
  • Credit card. Using a business credit card allows you to spend up to your preapproved limit. This means if extra expenses pop up, you can likely cover them without having to take out another type of financing.
  • Bank loan. If you have stronger credit — typically a score of 670 or higher — a traditional bank loan may get you a more favorable interest rate than a credit card or online loan.
  • SBA loan. Qualifying for an SBA loan is easier than a traditional bank loan, but it typically comes with fees and higher interest rates.
Also check if Kono Pizza franchise financing is available. You may be able to get some of the costs covered for less than you would with other traditional funding options.

Compare small business lenders

You may not need financing to cover the estimated $35,200. But if you need funds for other business ventures, select the loan amount, your time in business and revenue and your personal credit score to compare a selection of lenders.
Name Product Filter Values Min. Amount Max. Amount Requirements
Biz2Credit business loans
6+ months in business; $100,000+ monthly revenue; 500+ credit score
Get only the capital you need through secure, prescreened lenders with this highly rated company offering SBA, expansion, working capital and other loans.
OnDeck short-term loans
600+ personal credit score, 1 year in business, $100,000+ annual revenue, active business checking account
A leading online business lender offering flexible financing at competitive fixed rates.
Fora Financial business loans
6+ months in business, $12,000+ monthly revenue, no open bankruptcies
Get qualified for funding in minutes for up to $500,000 without affecting your credit score. Best for companies with at least six figures in annual revenue.
Lendio business loans
Operate business in US or Canada, have a business bank account, 560+ personal credit score
Submit one simple application to potentially get offers from a network of over 300 legit business lenders.
ROK Financial business loans
Eligibility criteria 3+ months in business, $15,000+ in monthly gross sales or $180,000+ in annual sales
A connection service for all types of businesses — even startups.

Compare up to 4 providers

How Kono Pizza stacks up

Compare how Kono Pizza holds up against two similarly sized franchises.
Hood Guyz Kono Pizza Bottle & Bottega: Art Uncorked
Average Franchise fees $20,750 $25,000 $26,500
Average Equipment fees $9,500 $10,000 $875
Average Real estate fees NA $1,000 $4,500
Average Training fees $2,750 NA $2,250
Average Inventory fees NA NA NA
Average Marketing fees NA NA NA
Average Licenses and permits fees NA $2,000 $2,000
Average Insurance fees NA $2,000 NA
Average Admin fees NA NA NA
Average Personnel fees NA $500 NA
Average Other fees $17,500 $12,850 $8,000

Bottom line

Kono Pizza franchise costs run a total of $53,350. Before you decide to become a franchisee, compare the total costs against industry averages. And to learn more about financing read our guide to franchise financing.

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