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

VetFran Members Celebrate Veterans Day

November 11, 2020

This Veterans Day, we give pause to reflect on the generous and selfless service of our nation’s veterans. It is in recognition and appreciation for this service that VetFran member companies offer incentives and discounts to veterans looking to make their next step into business ownership. Many of our members have…

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VetFran Celebrates National Veteran Small Business Week

November 3, 2020

To kick off the month of November and National Veterans Small Business Week, VetFran held an event with the City of Cibolo, Texas. Cibolo is a bedroom community of San Antonio, and is looking to have additional investment in franchises to grow the city. With a high percentage of veterans in…

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Military Veterans and Community Heroes Can Enter-to-Win Free Work-From-Home Travel Agency Franchise from Dream Vacations this Military Appreciation Month

June 18, 2020

This Military Appreciation Month, the number one franchise for veterans Dream Vacations announces that military veterans can enter-to-win a free travel agency franchise as part of the award-winning Operation Vetrepreneur business plan contest.

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