An Immigrant's Pipeline to Success 7

An Immigrant’s Pipeline to Success

Indo-Brit immigrant builds $10 million business unblocking drains. Here’s how he did it in 10 years. Fueled by his “immigrant mentality,” Patrick Patel become the owner of: Four Southern California hotels A disaster restoration business Construction company Multi-million dollar plumbing business – in just 10 years since arriving in the US. Immigrant Statistics Name: Patrick […]

Low-Cost, Hi- Growth Opportunity in Education Sector

More than 60 years ago, a high school math teacher in Osaka Japan developed a nearly fool-proof technique for supercharging how kids learn math and reading. Now more than 4 million kids around the globe are learning the Kumon system while thousands of Kumon franchisees enjoy a fulfilling and profitable business. Overview Education today seems more […]

Low Cost Cosmetics Franchise Ideal for Immigrant Entrepreneurs 3

Low-Cost, High-Value Franchise Ideal for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Traditional cosmetics brand launches its own makeover, combining great products and new marketing approaches to become America’s top cosmetics franchisor  Overview It all started during the Great Depression, when a registered nurse in Santa Monica California  started making skin care solutions for her patients in her kitchen. That nurse was Merle Nethercutt Norman, and the skin care […]

Immigrants' Daughter Finds Her Bliss With Travel Franchise 1

Immigrants’ Daughter Finds Her Bliss Booking Dream Vacations

Doing what you really love out of the comfort of your own home sounds too good to be true, but this daughter of immigrants, has created a thriving business doing just that! Aggie Batista was born and raised in New York City, but comes from a classic immigrant family. Her mother, a member of a […]

Memories of Hunger Drives Immigrant to Succeed 1

Memories of Hunger Drives Immigrant to Succeed

 Name: Mike Gelfgot; Country of Origin: Uzbekistan; Immigrated to US: 1993; Franchise Name: Anytime Fitness; Launched: 2010; Franchises Owned: 23; Estimated Annual Revenue: $9.8 million: Jobs Created: 200   As a child in Soviet Uzbekistan, Mike Gelfgot had to steal food to help his family survive, and he’s used those painful memories to drive him […]

Serving an Overlooked Demographic Pays Off for Iranian Immigrant

Serving an Overlooked Demographic Pays Off for Iranian Immigrant

How an Iranian housewife came to the United States and discovered her destiny as a successful entrepreneur in the $65 Billion hair salon industry Overview Like many immigrants, Shahin Urias came to the United States from the Middle East to escape political turmoil and to be able to give her children a more secure life. Sponsored […]

Immigrant Entrepreneur Grows Multi-Million Dollar Pizza Empire

Immigrant Entrepreneur Grows Multi-Million Dollar Pizza Empire

Name: Dharmesh Patel, Country of Origin: India, Immigrated: 1987, Launched business: 2009, Jobs Created: 1200, Revenues: $50 million Great jobs won’t make you rich. You’ve got to find a way to build wealth by owning your own business and for DJ Patel, that meant teaming up with America’s fastest growing pizza franchise. Dharmesh “D.J.”Patel came to the United States from India in 1987 with […]

SEARS: Bringing the Best Services Home 5

SEARS: Bringing the Best Services Home

Sears: Bringing the Best Services Home For someone who never planned to work in franchising, Larsen Sharp, President & CEO of Sears Home & Business Franchises, has already had a spectacular career in this dynamic field. And in his current role, he’s building on that rich trove of experience to change the game yet again. […]

Slimming Down Health Clubs Creates Revenue Bonanza

Slimming Down Health Clubs Creates Revenue Bonanza

Embracing “less is more,” veteran health club owners launched a runaway success with more intimate and convenient clubs with fewer frills, but more personal attention Industry Overview The global fitness industry in the United States continues to grow steadily, now estimated at $7.1 billion in annual revenue, spurred by 1 million new users joining health […]