To Franchise or To Start-up A Business?

06/15/2016

To Franchise or To Start-up A Business?

When you consider becoming an entrepreneur do you wonder whether to buy a franchise or start a business from scratch? There are a few ways to go about making such a decision. Like most opportunities, you weigh the pros and cons in order to find the path best suited to your hopes, dreams, and financial goals.

Franchise vs Start-up

business pros and cons

If you are considering owning and operating an independent business, be it through the purchase of a franchise, or going it on your own, listen to this podcast from SCORE that features Bob Melberth of Entrepreneur Score. The 20-minute interview looks at the franchise model and outlines factors to consider when purchasing a franchise versus starting a business from scratch. Read the transcript, or listen to the audio podcast with your Apple ID or SoundCloud log-in.

No two franchise opportunities are alike. Learn about owning and operating a commercial cleaning janitorial franchise, or contact your independently owned Vanguard® Master Franchise regional office.

Franchise Disclaimers

The information on this website is not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, a Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise. An offer to buy a Vanguard Cleaning Systems® Franchise is made by a Franchise Disclosure Document only. This advertisement is not an offering in the State of New York. An offering can only be made by a prospectus filed first with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the Department of Law.

Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchises are available to qualified prospective master franchisees only in certain states. Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc. will not offer or sell a franchise unless registered (or exempt) in a state where the prospective buyer resides or where the master franchise will be located. The master franchise offer is not being directed to any of the following states, or any state, province, country or jurisdiction where Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchises are not currently registered for offer or sale, unless otherwise qualified or exempt: Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Maryland, Washington and New York.

Vanguard Cleaning Systems® janitorial services franchises ("unit franchises") are available to qualified prospective unit franchisees only in certain states. Vanguard Cleaning Systems® master franchisees will not offer or sell a unit franchise unless registered (or exempt) in a state where the prospective buyer resides or where the unit franchise will be located. The unit franchise offer is not being directed to any of the following states, or any state, province, country or jurisdiction where Vanguard Cleaning Systems® unit franchises are not currently registered for offer or sale, unless otherwise qualified or exempt: Hawaii, North Dakota, Indiana, and South Dakota.