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.

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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

30 Heroes for 30 Years: Cheston Syma, Sport Clips

February 2, 2022

Last year, the International Franchise Association celebrated the 30th anniversary of the VetFran program, honoring the service and entrepreneurial spirit of  Veterans who own and run franchises in thousands of communities across America. In recognition of the impact that VetFran has made on their lives and career aspirations over the past…

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Bolster Your Bottom Line with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

July 19, 2021

By Patrick Cooney, Director of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships at WOTC.com Employers who are engaged in veteran hiring initiatives garner many benefits in having veterans as part of their workforce.¬†¬†Veterans provide strong leadership and the ability to thrive within a team setting which employers across all industries can gain from.¬†¬†The…

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Enlist in Your Future: Franchising at Hissho Sushi

April 28, 2021

We know that the reasons behind your conscious decision to serve your country were different for each of you. We understand that no one will ever be able to comprehend all the sacrifices that were made to honor that commitment. As soldiers, sailors, airmen, Coast Guardsmen and Marines, you do have…

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