Questions?

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. So check out our list of FAQs, then contact us if there’s something else you need.

What Are The Requirements For Entering The U.S. Marketplace?

While it’s true that franchising is regulated in the U.S., the process is actually very straightforward and down-to-earth – if you have help navigating the process. We’ll be glad to give you a free evaluation of your concept and strategy. A look under the hood to see if you’re ready to get off to a great start. 

What Makes FranLaunch Stand Out From Other Firms?

While there is certainly no shortage of franchise consulting firms in the States, only FranLaunch USA has made U.S. market entry our primary focus. Our combination of both international and domestic partners gives us a huge competitive advantage in this space . Like you, we’re unique. 

If The U.S. Market Is So Lucrative, Why Do So Many Concepts Fail?

Franchising is very mature way of doing business in the U.S., and the competition has little patience for companies with weak strategic plans. That said, those who take time to get it right are met with huge market opportunities. So, is your concept ready? Is your team ready? Let’s talk.

How Do I Know If My Concept Is Ready For The U.S.?

Not all franchise concepts have the structure, discipline or budget for a U.S. launch. Before starting work, we provide an objective audit to determine your strengths and outline what you need to shore up before market entry. 

Will I Need A U.S. Subsidiary Office?

Because we’re a management firm, we take an active role in helping run your company here in the States. Initially we can save you thousands by housing your home office alongside our other brands until you’re ready for dedicated offices. You’ll enjoy the same benefits without the expensive overhead. 

What Type Of Franchises Do You Help Launch?

One of the great things about franchising is the diversity of business concepts we see. It’s not so much about what you’re offering as it is about how your systems support your concept and the results that produces over time.  Long-term thinking is what wins in the U.S. and it’s what we’re all about. 

How Do I Qualify As A Client of FranLaunch?

To be frank, not everyone buys into our philosophy of long-term thinking and leadership. This market is not for the faint of heart or bootstrappers. If you’re ready to make the investment necessary to provide for your franchisees and build a strong brand, then let’s get together to discuss the rest. 

Capital requirements are a bit different, and naturally more stringent. We’ll work together to prove your concept will work in the U.S. and then work together to create a viable growth strategy and exit plan. Contact us to see if this is the right path for you. 

 

How Long Will My Project Take To Launch?

Our PACE method provides the fastest roll-out possible given all the variables of a concept launch. But the most important factor will be your proof-of-concept unit – how long it takes to get it open and producing. Our experience in the marketplace speeds up the entire process – no time lost navigating the waters we’ve sailed for years. And now our ability to provide seed funding through our sister company FranLaunch Capital means you don’t have to bootstrap your project. 

Here’s the bottom line – most U.S. launches fail due to a lack of capital and expertise. We can provide both. 

 

How Much WIll It Cost To Enter The U.S.?

Naturally, projects vary based on the scope of work. But we guarantee your entry costs to be much lower than hiring your own staff. And our sister company, FranLaunch Capital, was established to help. We can now provide much needed seed capital for qualified projects. At then end of the day, we provide more experience and access to incredible support, without your having to have the huge expense of full-time employees. 

What Do Your Services Cost?

While every project is different, we pride ourselves on being the most economical option for entering the U.S. while retaining majority ownership in the U.S. entity. Our goal is to always provide more value than we’re compensated for. 

How Long Before My Investment Pays Off?

One of the first things we do with every client is to take the time to develop a Vision document which spells out in great detail where we’re going and when we expect to get there. While we usually deal with the 3-5 year timeframe, your project and end-game will likely be unique to you and your concept. 

Why Not Just Go It Alone?

The road to success in U.S. franchising is littered with those who chose to enter this marketplace without local support. Besides, we can show you how it’s a lot more expensive to try to control your expansion from your home country. 

Can We Help You Find A U.S. Master Franchisee?

Simply put, the Master Franchisee concept is seldom the best strategy for the U.S. if you want to protect your brand. We can show you how you can retain equity and brand control without having to be in the States 24/7 or pay for a dedicated U.S. support team.  

If you qualify for an investment from FranLaunch Capital, we can even provide you seed funding for your project along with our expertise and guidance. Contact us to find out more. 

 

Can You Provide Funding for My Launch?

Simply put, the Master Franchisee concept is seldom the best strategy for the U.S. if you want to protect your brand. We can show you how you can retain equity and brand control without having to be in the States 24/7 or pay for a dedicated U.S. support team.  

If you qualify for an investment from FranLaunch Capital, we can even provide you seed funding for your project along with our expertise and guidance. Contact us to find out more.