Baskin-Robbins partners with Swoop to fuel future growth plans


Swoop Funding and Baskin-Robbins have entered into a strategic partnership to further fuel the ice-cream brand’s growth trajectory following 4 years of consecutive same store sales growth. Through this partnership, new and existing Baskin-Robbins owners will have access to Swoop’s network of direct lenders that have been pre-selected by Swoop to provide unique financing solutions



The partnership between Swoop and Baskin-Robbins is geared towards helping franchise partners gain more flexibility and visibility over financing options as the brand increases it’s focus on network expansion and franchise partner profitability. Gaurav Sharma, Head of Finance – Palm Oasis Ventures for Baskin-Robbins, Australia said “Liquidity in business cycle is a critical aspect to drive revenue, profitability and growth for my Franchise Partners. Vagaries in business conditions and future growth initiatives make it cogent to have an efficient cashflow management structure for both times of surplus and shortage. This partnership is one of the many long awaited, fundamental and necessary steps for increasing the pace of growth”. The vision for the easier access to working capital solutions including invoice financing is to assist franchise partners with tools to increase their payable cycles and accelerate their receivables. This in turn will assist them with access to better cash flows and optimization of their business growth.

Commenting on the partnership, Swoop’s Head of Commercial Operations, Scott Weddle stated: “Swoop’s latest partnership ties in with our commitment to helping SMEs in Australia enhance their business performance. By offering working capital solutions suited to the needs of individual franchisees, we hope to ensure these businesses are set up for success in the path to revival post COVID-19. Swoop understands no two businesses are the same, we look at every deal case by case and offer tailor made solutions to achieve long-term benefits for the business owner.”

Swoop is committed to providing simple, secure and speedy access to the right finance solution to small business owners complimenting Baskin-Robbins’ aggressive growth strategy to support and further develop its profitable and sustainable franchise system.

If you’re interested in seeking funding to help finance your business, Swoop’s team of experts can help you secure the right funding opportunity for you. Simply sign-in or register an account for free to get started.

If you are interested in opening a franchise recognised as the world’s leading chain of ice cream specialty restaurants, visit Baskin-Robbins and get in touch today.


Swoop Funding is a rapidly growing finance platform for SMEs. Launched in 2018 by Andrea Reynolds and built with the latest technology, Swoop demystifies the funding landscape in Australia and provides swift and convenient access to a diverse range of funding opportunities across loans, equity and grants. Swoop also helps businesses improve their bottom line by unlocking savings on FX, utilities and insurance.

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About Baskin-Robbins

Named a top snack and beverage franchise in the United States by Nation’s Restaurant News in 2019, Baskin-Robbins is the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative, premium hard scoop ice cream, a full range of beverages and a delicious lineup of desserts including custom ice cream cakes, the Polar Pizza® Ice Cream Treat and take-home ice cream quarts and pints, providing quality and value to consumers at more than 8,000 retail shops in 54 countries worldwide. For further information, visit