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The Top Business Coaching Franchises

You can spread your wealth of knowledge to franchisees by becoming a franchise owner with one of these top business coaching franchises.

By Savannah BilboStaff Writer
Updated 4:16PM 04/03/23

If you have a business mindset and want to spread that knowledge to others, consider investing in a business coaching franchise. These top business coaching franchises pair potential franchisees with the best business for them. Some franchises don’t offer the business development support they should, and that can lead a franchisee to financial ruin. Be the guiding hand to franchise owners by becoming a franchisee for one of these top business coaching franchises. 

The Growth Coach

The Growth Coach was started in 1992 by founder Dan Murphy. The franchise growth business started franchising in 2003. Murphy wanted to provide a resource for small business owners. He wanted to create a place where small business owners could receive financial guidance that was more than just business strategy. The Growth Coach has 60-plus units and hopes to have 300 locations globally by 2027. The brand offers marketing support, initial and ongoing training, and more. Total investment costs range from $42,000–$63,900. 


Brad Sugars founded ActionCOACH, formerly Action International in 1993. ActionCOACH has been franchising since 1997. With almost three decades of experience, the brand now has partners in more than 70 countries. ActionCOACH takes a C.A.R.E. approach to business: Coaching, Accountability, Results, and Education. The brand provides a tried and tested process that every franchisee can follow. According to, total investment costs for an ActionCOACH ranges from $75,000–$250,000. 

The Entrepreneur’s Source

The Entrepreneur’s Source was founded in 1984 by Terry Powell. The Entrepreneur’s Source provides education, creates awareness and enables discovery. The Entrepreneur’s Source has locations all over the country with a network of award-winning Career Ownership Coaches. This brand has a low cost of entry of $117K–$125K and is a recognized leader in Career Ownership Coaching. 


FranServe is leading a revolution in the franchising industry. FranServe wants to help others achieve their dreams of owning a franchise. FranServe’s values are Integrity is Everything, Grow or Die, and Team Work Gets Results. Alesia Visconti, the current president and CEO of FranServe, worked her way up the ranks at FranServe and started as a consultant. The brand was founded in 2012, and Visconti started as CEO in 2014. Initial investment costs for FranServe are incredibly low at $24,900. For this $24,900, franchisees receive marketing support, operations support and more. 

Transworld Business Advisors 

Transworld Business Advisors was founded in 1979 in South Florida by husband-and-wife duo Don and Bonne Parrish. From the start, the business was thriving, and current CEO Andy Cagnetta saw that it could grow more. Cagnetta teamed up with United Franchise Group CEO Ray Titus and made Transworld Business Advisors a franchise. According to Franchise Direct, initial investment costs range from $76,105–$99,185. The brand now has more than 220 franchisees around the world.