VetFran is a program that helps Veterans establish their own franchise businesses. IFA’s VetFran strategic initiative, founded in 1991, includes over 580 IFA member companies offering financial incentives, training and mentoring to veterans interested in small business ownership and/or a career path in franchising. Why was VetFran founded? VetFran was founded by the IFA in […]
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His resume is impressive. While he is remembered as one of the founding fathers of the United States, an inventor, a diplomat, a scientist and author, one of the nation’s earliest entrepreneurs has recently been discovered to have also created a business arrangement that could earn him yet another title in the history books. For […]
Nathan Johnson joined the Marine Corps in 2004, serving for 8 ½ years as a Sergeant. Near the end of his enlistment, Johnson saw The Grounds Guys landscape management franchise on the show Undercover Boss and was immediately interested by the company’s business systems, veteran discount, and partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities. In December […]
Franchises owned by military veterans have annual revenues of $41 billion annually and employ 1.5 million people, reports the International Franchise Association. The franchise industry had developed several programs to recruit and train military veterans as franchisees. One in four returning active duty military veterans is interested in launching a small business, according to the […]
Tasti D-Lite announces it was ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2012 Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The soft serve frozen dessert company draws customers with a great-tasting frozen treat with less fat than ice cream and less sugar than frozen yogurt and currently has three […]