Come see the fastest growing franchisors pitching VCs & multi-unit franchisees live.
Franchising as an avenue for owning a business is exploding.
The audience would get to ask the franchisors questions.
Yoni from Slow Ventures, who authored: VCs will learn to love franchises
Kenyon Rasheed, former running back for the NY Giants who is now working with current & retired NFL players who want to become multi-unit franchisees.
Solomon Choi, Founder & CEO of Jabba Brands; (F&B investment & advisory) & Founder & former CEO of 16 Handles (franchisor of NYC's largest frozen dessert retail shops- exited in 2022).
Bennett Maxwell, cofounder of Dirty Dough
Doobie, cofounder of Snow Milk
Franchisor Pitch Format:
Time: 5 minutes
Objective: Highlight your story, brand, profit, & scalability to attract multi-unit franchisees or investors. Showcase your brand physically if possible.
Interview with the judge: 20 mins
Pitchers present: 5 minutes each: 1 hour
Mingling: 40 mins
Here is a video from a past event: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/wefranch_smbowners-vc-franchising-activity-7092092124329840640--qZt/
The event will take place at Free Agency's office. Free Agency is a game-changer for top & emerging talent in tech, providing professionals with Hollywood-style representation for the first time ever. Put simply, they manage the business end of their clients' careers, helping them find, win, & succeed at top-of-market roles. (https://www.freeagency.com/)
This event is a part of #TechWeek - a week of events hosted by VCs & startups to bring together the tech ecosystem.