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

Putting Heroes First

July 1, 2018

The franchise community has made a commitment to U.S. veterans by providing business opportunities and support in pursuing those opportunities. Franchisors work together to reduce veteran unemployment and offer franchise investment incentives, while the International Franchise Association works to provide education and tools to help U.S. service members chart their civilian futures.

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Hire Veterans, Lower Your Taxes

June 28, 2018

Todd Quarfot Learn how the Work Opportunity Tax Credit can help franchises hire and other workers. Approximately 370,000 veterans are unemployed, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Adding a veteran to your staff not only helps reduce that staggering number, but also opens your franchise up to a world…

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