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The Entrepreneur's Source
#333 Franchise 500| Franchise/business coaching and development



Franchising Since

1997 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

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


David Smith

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$74,250 - $103,000

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$45,000 - $45,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


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



Online Support

Field Operations

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media


Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

252 hours

Classroom Training:

77 hours

Additional Training:

Ongoing virtual training, mentor

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:


The Entrepreneur's Source is ranked #333 in the Franchise 500!
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.
Initial Investment: Low - $74,250 High - $103,000
+11.3%+11 UNITS (1 Year) -33.3%-54 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
Learn More

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Updated: December 14th, 2017