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 630 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

America’s Veterans Transition Home Highlighted at Hill Events Panel

November 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On November 14th, The Hill Events hosted at a panelist discussion regarding how to support veterans as they transition home. The event was planned to follow Veterans day and discussed various elements of a veteran’s journey back home from service, and what the reintegration process looks like and…

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VetFran Franchisee Raises Over $400 for Fisher House Foundation

November 25, 2019

Giving back is more than a phrase or an act, it is a dedication. Former VetFran Committee Chairman Joe Lindenmayer, Owner of California Closets Gulf Coast, and his team exemplified that this National Veterans and Military Families Month. To honor local veterans and their contributions, Mr. Lindenmayer’s Golf Coast team pledged…

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Five Military Veterans Win Free Dream Vacations Travel Agency Franchise

November 22, 2019

#1 franchise for veterans has given away 42 free home-based travel businesses to U.S. veterans valued at more than half-a-million dollars.

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Upcoming Events

Sharpen Your Business Edge! Attend the Rice University Veteran’s Business Battle!

Apr 16, 2020—Apr 18, 2020

Rice University - Houston, TX

Claim Your Funds! Attend the 30th Anniversary Government Procurement Conference!

Apr 08, 2020 9:00AM—4:00PM

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

Grow Your Business: Attend the Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS)!

May 26, 2020—May 29, 2020

The San Antonio Marriot Rivercenter San Antonio, Texas