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

WHY VETERANS ARE CHOOSING FRANCHISING

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

WHY FRANCHISORS NEED VETS

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

VetFran Launches New Initiatives and a New Site at the IFA Convention

March 19, 2019

IFA’s 2019 Convention kicked off with a spectacular and patriotic tribute to our men and women in uniform, as a crowd of 4000 fell silent while the University of Nevada’s Color Guard presented the colors, the notes of the National Anthem booming through the hall. The message was clear in those…

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PenFed Sponsors VetFran to Connect Veteran Franchise Owners

February 22, 2019

The International Franchise Association Foundation today announced a new sponsorship agreement with PenFed Credit Union, the nation’s second-largest federal credit union, in support of VetFran. PenFed’s $25,000 commitment supports VetFran’s efforts to increase its reach nationwide during an events tour that will bring veteran franchise owners together with veterans in their communities and engage them through the sharing of their experiences in franchising.

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PrimePay Becomes a Gold Sponsor of VetFran

February 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 — The International Franchise Association’s Foundation (IFA) today announced that PrimePay will become a Gold Sponsor of IFA’s VetFran. PrimePay is a VetFran supplier member and their increased support to the Gold Tier represents an additional investment of $10,000. “I was thrilled to hear that one of our…

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Upcoming Events

Executive Panel on Corporate Culture and Veterans

Feb 26, 2019 1:30PM—3:00PM

Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Reef AB

National Veterans Hiring Campaigns: Lessons from the Private Equity World

Feb 25, 2019 9:00AM—10:30PM

Reef C - Mandalay Bay South Convention Center