Franchising & Access to Capital 


Wednesday, July 24, 2019 
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Site Registration/Check In at 10:00 AM
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The Kingdom Builders' Center

6011 W Orem
Houston, TX 77085


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Lalitha Raman

About Us:
SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.

Our Mission: Help small Businesses succeed.
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Is franchise ownership a realistic career alternative?  It can be!

Franchise ownership is one of the fastest growing segments of business ownership and for good reason. It is affordable, offers a proven method of succcess, allows for easy entry, and provides options for a variety of backgrounds and skill levels.

Franchises provide the playbook for you to execute your business ownership dreams and statistics show that franchise businesses succeed at a considerably higher rate than do start-up businesses.

Don't live under the false impression that franchising is just fast food, retail, and it costs a million dollars to get into the game.  [Click here to see many low cost franchises]

Discover how to choose a franchise that matches your goals, skill set, and financial capability while giving you the control over your destiny.

Attend this interactive session and walk away with a better understanding of how franchising works and if it's the right option for you.

Topics include:

  • Franchising overview
  • A look at the risks/motivations
  • Business Ownership options: Start-up Business, Buying an Existing Business, and Franchising
  • Misconceptions about Franchising
  • Types of franchises and investment levels
  • How to find the right franchise

If you are considering business ownership and trying to decide between starting something on your own or investing in a franchise system, this workshop is for you.

Access to Capital:  Dennis Silva, Business Engagment Officer at TDECU with over ten years of experience will be present to answer your questions.

Diana Trondsen is a SCORE mentor and a Franchise Consultant with FranNet, the oldest and most respected Franchise Consulting firm, with 75 offices in the US and Canada, that has helped thousands of people find the right franchise.  

Diana personally owned a franchise for over 10 years. Her expertise is in single and multi-unit franchises. In addition to helping you find the right franchise, she specializes in implementation of franchise systems, business operations, and regional/local marketing.