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Black-owned franchises earn 2.2 times more than Black-owned independent businesses on average


Companies with stronger ethnic and cultural diversity were 22% more likely to out-perform companies lacking ethnic and cultural diversity


Franchising offers a unique entrepreneurial avenue for under-resourced people of color across the country, with nearly a 26% minority ownership rate as compared to just 17% of non-franchised small businesses


Jyoti Sarolia, Ellis Hospitality – Temecula, CA

To Jyoti Sarolia, the American dream was always to own a home. When her family immigrated to America, her parents worked for many years to make this dream a reality.…

Meet Jyoti Sarolia

Ruth Agbaji, Code Wiz – Westford, MA

Ruth Agbaji taught herself to code in Nigeria in the early 1990’s. She wanted an opportunity to escape the violence in her country and coding provided her with this chance.…

Meet Ruth Agbaji