Our Story

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We Start with “Why”

Entrepreneurs today are redefining what it means to be successful. They are driven by something more. Something beyond wealth. Creating business success now goes beyond the bottom line. These business owners are driven by their “why” – that extra something that drives their purpose and vision. Some call it their mission. Others see it as their life plan or goal. As the lines of work and life blur, what motivates entrepreneurs is shifting. They’re thinking about their lasting impact on their families, their employees, themselves, and what effect they can have on their community.

At Propelled Brands, we recognized this shift in today’s entrepreneurs. We want to support – and celebrate – the long-term visions of franchisees who want financial independence, who value personal growth and who understand the challenging and rewarding nature of small business ownership.

Propelled Brands was created to help business owners achieve their “why” by applying our franchising best practices. Our best-in-class, multi-brand network of proven creators and innovators helps entrepreneurs who are ready to be their own boss to grow with the right support.

We know what it takes for franchisees to be successful. We know how to get there.

Every entrepreneur has a different “why.” Whether it's financial success, independence or the freedom business ownership provides, we are here as a steadfast support system. Growing your business takes hard work and perseverance, but the personal impact and professional growth can be transformative.

From our start with FASTSIGNS in 1985, which has grown into the largest sign and visual solutions company worldwide, to our recognized market position as a premier, multi-brand franchisor for FASTSIGNS®, MY SALON Suite®, Camp Bow Wow®, and NerdsToGo® brands, we understand entrepreneurs evolve, and we’re there every step of the way.

  • We start with your why.
  • We focus on how to help move your business forward.
  • It’s what we know.
  • It's what we do.
  • We build forward momentum.

Let Us Chart Your Path to Success

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