Starting a franchise is hard, we make it easy
Entrepreneur Franchise Advisors will guide you through the franchising process from start to finish, for FREE.
Entrepreneur Franchise Advisors gave me all of the resources I needed to launch my franchise. It saved me lots of time and with their guidance I felt really confident in the decisions I was making throughout the process. I truly appreciate Rick and his team for helping me get started the right way!
Are you stuck with where to get started?
- Do you have the dream of owning a franchise and having financial freedom, but you feel like the process is too complex?
- Have you looked at a Franchise Disclosure Document and thought it was too complicated?
- Are you unsure which franchise is right for you?
- Are you looking for guidance and expert advice?
We’re here to help you. Here’s why you should work with us instead of going to a franchisor directly.
We help you negotiate.
Franchisors have an information advantage to negotiate a deal favorable to them. We close that knowledge gap, know what to ask for, and how to ask for it during negotiations and help you negotiate a good deal.
We save you time.
The submission and approval process is time consuming and difficult. We save you time and effort, and help you answer the submission questions correctly.
We teach you what you need to know.
You’ll learn about the best ways to build your successful franchise business, and get you up to speed with what you need to know about the franchise brand that you are interested in.
You benefit from our network
Connect with franchise lawyers, accountants, and more to learn the ins and outs of franchising. Our hand-picked network of professionals will provide invaluable advice and insight into financing and funding, legal and business needs, and many other important startup necessities.
It's completely free for you!
Our advisors will save you time and money, aligning you with our fully vetted and trusted resource providers.
How it works
Schedule your one-on-one session
You’ll chat with one of our experts so we can better understand what you’re looking for in a franchise.
Take our survey
The franchise survey will help us understand your budget, interests, goals, and ambitions so we can find the best franchise for you.
Explore your matches
Our team will find you your ideal franchise match based on the information from your survey and territory availability.
Learn about the franchises you’re interested in
We’ll give you insight and education about the franchises’ industries and models that we recommend for your situation.
Meet the franchisor
We'll prepare you for the franchise’s due diligence process and make introductions between you and the franchise.
Receive the best business resources
We provide you with top-notch legal, financial, and business resources to ensure your success.
Ready to begin your franchise discovery journey?
Book your one-on-one session today!
Free Franchise Preparedness Checklist
If you’re interested in owning a franchise, sign up for a one-on-one session with a Franchise Advisor. When you do, you’ll immediately receive our Franchise Preparedness Checklist. This self-evaluation checklist will help you target how ready you are to build and run a franchise before diving deeper into the process.
Hi, I’m Rick! I’m an accomplished franchise executive with decades of real world leadership experience, and also the author of Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise Bible. I’ve helped countless people successfully buy and start their first franchise.
When it comes to buying or starting a franchise my team and I have seen it all. We know where all the pitfalls are and can help you successfully navigate them in starting the franchise you’ve always dreamed of.
Frequently asked questions
- Why should I work with Entrepreneur Franchise Advisors instead of going it alone?
Traditionally, franchise buyers have had to navigate the franchise buying process alone. The franchisor had all of the experience and franchise knowledge, and the interested franchise buyer had very little information, expertise, and resources. Our program balances out your buying experience so you can feel supported and make an educated decision that works best for you.
- How do I know how much I can afford to pay for my franchise?
Your Entrepreneur Franchise Advisor will assist you as you complete our financial analysis steps. We will then have our Franchise Financing Specialist give you a breakdown of your options and proposed startup budget.
- How much will it cost me to work with you?
Great news! It’s completely FREE for you. It will cost you nothing to work with us since we are compensated by the franchisors, much like a real estate agent is paid by the seller. Our Advisors will save you time and money, aligning you with our fully vetted and trusted resource providers.
- What if my desired franchise brand is not available?
We will work with you through our discovery steps to help you establish your ideal territory and availability, as well as your actual investment amount. In the case that your first choice does not work, we will introduce you to more options that will work based on your candidate profile.