The Entrepreneur's Source
Franchise/business coaching and development

About
Founded

1984

Franchising Since

1997 (22 Years)

Corporate Address

900 Main St. S., Bldg. 2
Southbury, CT 06488

CEO

David Smith

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$86,750 - $110,500

Net-worth Requirement

$199,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$55,000 - $55,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

25%

Ad Royalty Fee

$750/mo.

Financing Options

The Entrepreneur's Source has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs

Veteran Incentives

15% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

157 hours

Classroom Training:

69 hours

Additional Training:

Ongoing virtual training, mentor

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

1

Bio
The Entrepreneur's Source was founded by Terry Powell in 1984 and began franchising in 1997. The company's coaches offer education, coaching and resources for individuals interesting in business ownership. They also work with existing franchisees to help them grow their business. The Entrepreneur's Source is part of Franchise Source Brands International, which also franchises AdviCoach, Business partner Marketing Coach, Expense Reduction Coaching, Decor&You and DigiKids.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $86,750 High - $110,500
Units
-3.7%-4 UNITS (1 Year) -36.6%-60 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: November 2nd, 2018