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Thinking of Buying a Franchise?

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stop climbing the corporate ladder and create your own!

About this event

If you’re considering business ownership with a franchise, it’s essential to use the best available resources so you can get it right the first time, research properly, save time, and reduce risk. We will address how to conduct comprehensive research, build strategic alliances, avoid mistakes, and get off to a faster start.

  • What is your Why?
  • Why Business Ownership?
  • Risk vs. Reality of Business Ownership
  • Your Three Business Ownership Options
  • Finding Your Perfect Fit
  • Your Business Model & Transferable Skills
  • Additional Resources

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With 20+ years of franchise experience, Ted Fireman helps professionals determine if business ownership is a viable option. He has previously taught business and franchise ownership at Tulane University, has owned three franchises, and spent many years in not-for-profit fund development.


Using FranNet’s Exclusive “Proven Match” system, they are able to help determine if business ownership is right and feasible for an aspiring entrepreneur’s current life situation and goals. Typically clients spend several hours weekly for 3-4 months to complete a thorough research / due diligence process so they can make data based decisions that are right for them and their families. There is no cost to clients for any of Ted’s services – it works like a realtor or executive recruiter.

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Founded in 1967, the mission of Burton D. Morgan Foundation is to champion the entrepreneurial spirit. Morgan Foundation serves youth, collegiate and adult entrepreneurs by cultivating transformative opportunities and interlocking networks.


Learn more about Burton D. Morgan Foundation Grants, Programs and Events

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The Economic & Community Development Institute’s Women’s Business Centers of Ohio guide individuals at any stage of the business process. Through one-on-one counseling sessions with WBC staff and volunteers, you can get the direction and resources to meet your goals. Business advisers want to help you successfully start a business, or grow and expand your existing business — increasing revenue and creating jobs for the local economy.

The WBCs present training workshops regularly to provide access to small business knowledge at no charge. They are the only SBA-funded Women’s Business Centers in the state.