Springboard 2023: Building a Franchise Empire Without Outside Capital

Springboard 2023: Independence and Innovation: Building a Franchise Empire Without Outside Capital (Leadership) In a landscape often dominated by funding rounds and third party investments, this session will shed light on the alternative approach of founders who prioritized maintaining control, preserving their brand vision, and fostering organic growth. From humble beginnings to remarkable success stories, our panel of self-made franchise entrepreneurs will share their insights and experiences, offering attendees a unique perspective on building a franchise empire without relying on outside capital.

Moderator: John Teza – CEO, Hand & Stone
Panelists: Kelsey Stuart – CEO, Bloomin’ Blinds, Dan DiZio – Founder & CEO, Philly Pretzel Factory, 2 Panelists