Going into business for yourself, but not by yourself requires leadership, tenacity and the ability to execute standard operating procedures. That's why veterans excel at it.

Veterans account for 14% of franchisees nationwide, and over 500 companies offer discounts to prospective vet franchisees.


Veterans in Franchising


Franchise ownership means leading a team again, it means executing a blueprint for success, and it means a purpose and mission-driven career.


Franchisors find veterans outperforming and excelling at the leadership and tenacity required to run a small business, and they're looking for more of the same.

From Our Blog

The Value of Veteran and Military Spouse Employment

April 14, 2023

VetFran celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2022, and along with that, comes many achievements and advances in veteran franchise ownership and employment with franchises. According to IFA Research commissioned from Oxford Economics Report, Veterans make up 7% of the population, but they comprise 14% of all franchise owners. Why? Veterans make…

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THANK YOU to Caring Senior Service!

March 21, 2023

VetFran would like to give a heartfelt Thank You to Caring Senior Service for becoming a Gold Sponsor of the program. Without the support of outstanding brands such as Caring Senior Service, VetFran would not be able to reach thousands of Veterans every month to spread the word about the opportunities…

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30 Heroes for 30 Years: Jim Garrett, Venture X

December 20, 2022

You might say that military service is in the Garrett family blood. Ancestors served in the American War for Independence, the War of 1812, the Civil War, and in every major conflict since through Vietnam! At first, Jim thought he might be different and became a stock broker after graduating Trinity…

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