About Us

Trusted Advisor for Immigrant Business Investors

Visa Franchise guides investors in identifying and analyzing
the best investment opportunities tailored to their specific objectives

At Visa Franchise, we specialize in helping foreign nationals find the best franchise investment that will qualify them for an E-2, L-1, or EB-5 investor visa.

Our goal is to simplify the process by finding and analyzing the best franchise investments for our clients and their family based on their own unique profile.

We seek to understand our client’s investment goals, desired location, industries of interest, and investment size, among a variety of important factors, in order to find the best investment opportunities for them and their family.

We act as the trusted advisor throughout the entire investigation process until an investment decision is made and the client has obtained their E-2, L-1, or EB-5 investor visa.

We have advised over hundreds of clients from over 35 countries around the world. Testimonials can be found on our website here.

About Us


We speak various languages within our company, including English, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, and Chinese Cantonese. We work with professionals that speak those languages in addition to many others.


Our firm’s directors gained relevant finance and franchise experience through working at various companies before founding Visa Franchise. This experience has enabled us greater insight into the franchise industry that has proven invaluable to our clients.

Visa Franchise is based in Miami, Florida with offices in Orlando, New York, California, Texas, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Turkey.

Our Team

Patrick Findaro Visa Franchise

Patrick Findaro

Business Development Director
Full Bio

​As Business Development Director, Patrick Findaro oversees sales, marketing, and strategic relationships for Visa Franchise. Patrick’s experience with franchises and investor visas adds significant value to foreign nationals seeking investments in the United States. Patrick and his team manage an otherwise onerous process of immigrating through investment by partnering with trusted advisors and established franchisors. Moreover, his experience in advising high-net worth individuals on an array of investments enables Patrick to provide informative market & financial analysis for prospective franchisees.

Previous positions have included Area Director/ Partner at LCR Capital (private equity firm), Client Services Director at Frontier Strategy Group (emerging markets consulting) and Analyst at JPMorgan. After growing up in Washington D.C., Patrick graduated from Colby College in International Economic Policy. Through extensive studies in Brazil and Argentina, Pat has mastered both a fluency in Portuguese and working knowledge of Spanish.

Jack Findaro Visa Franchise

Jack Findaro

Product Development Director
Full Bio

As the Product Development Director at Visa Franchise, Jack and his team are in charge of finding and analyzing the best franchise and business investments that are presented to Visa Franchise clients. He is responsible for franchisor relationsoperationsfinance and client services for Visa FranchiseHe provides steady support to our clients throughout the entire decision process. Before Visa Franchisehe worked at a 3G private equity firm portfolio company, Burger King Corporation (“Burger King”). While at Burger King, he held various roles in marketing analytics, financeand global development, where he most recently reported directly to the Head of Finance and Development for Burger King.

Jack’s background working for Burger King, one of the top franchisors in the world, has provided him with significant insight into the franchising industry. His ability to analyze, evaluate, and propose franchises has proven to be of significant value to Visa Franchise clients. Past work experience at Burger King allows him to help clients navigate the complicated franchise analysis and selection process. Prior to Burger King, Jack worked at Macquarie Capital based in Mexico City where he was part of an investment team focused on Latin American infrastructure and project finance.

Born and raised in Washington D.C., Jack majored in Finance and International Business at Georgetown University, with a minor in Portuguese. Significant time abroad in Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina has enabled him to gain business proficiency in both Portuguese and Spanish.


Bruno Bezerra

Business Development Manager
Full Bio

Bruno Bezerra is the Business Development Manager at Visa Franchise and works in São Paulo, at the Brazil office.


He has extensive experience in sales and customer service in Brazil and Europe. Prior to joining Visa Franchise, Bruno has worked in the administrative and commercial areas in Brazil where he acquired knowledge and professional experience that gave him the opportunity to work in Europe. Upon returning to Brazil, he joined BIL Intercâmbios e Turismo as Client Relations Manager.


Bruno was born in São Paulo and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Universidade Metodista de São Paulo (UMESP).


Burcin Aksoy

Managing Director
Full Bio

As Managing Director, Burcin oversees client and prospect relations and supports sales and marketing for Visa Franchise. Burcin is responsible for day to day interactions with clients who have engaged Visa Franchise’s services and prospects who are looking for an investment that will not only fit their preferences, but also offer them good return on their investment. He closely works with franchises as well as the clients’ immigration lawyers to move the clients’ investment processes forward as quickly and smoothly as possible. He supports firms marketing initiatives to reach the prospects who could use Visa Franchise’s experience as well as the franchisors who are looking to expand their brand with promising franchisees. Burcin lives in Miami and spends his time between the Istanbul and Miami offices of Visa Franchise.


Burcin’s 20 years of experience in consulting industry as well as his own consulting and business development firm have given him an edge to help his clients who are looking to create more for themselves and their families. His focus on management, operations, strategy and supply chain management in various sectors, and having worked with clients all around the world, helping them to create and develop business opportunities, have created a unique perspective he uses while he is of service to his clients.


Born and raised in Turkey, Burcin got his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Economics and Master of Science degree in Management Science, both at Lehigh University.


Catharine Colavitti

Product Development Manager
Full Bio

Catharine Colavitti is the Product Development Manager at Visa Franchise and is based in the Miami, FL office. She is fluent in Portuguese and English and speaks conversational Spanish.


She was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she got her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at IBMEC Rio.


Catharine has experience in sales, marketing, and client service. Prior work experience includes administration and finance roles at Charque 500 Ind. E Com., which produces 1200 tons of meat monthly and has been operating for more than 25 years throughout Brazil. This experience together with her academic background provided her the opportunity to pursue an MBA at University of Miami.


Before joining Visa Franchise, she worked at a Miami-based startup in the Luxury Travel Industry focusing on sales, marketing, and client service.

Elizabeth Tran

Elizabeth Tran

Business Development Analyst
Full Bio

Elizabeth Tran is a Business Development Analyst at Visa Franchise and is based in the Miami, FL office. She supports Visa Franchise’s sales, marketing, and channel management efforts globally. She is fluent in Chinese (Cantonese) and speaks conversational Spanish.



Elizabeth has experience in sales, marketing, and media relations in non-profits and in the fashion industry. She runs a charity modeling event that has raised over $100,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.



She recently graduated with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration at the University of Miami. As a Gates Millennium Scholar, she received a full-ride scholarship to any university in the U.S. for up to ten years. During her time there, she coordinated University of Miami’s Earth Week, worked in the Information Technology Department, and studied abroad in Rome.



As a first-generation American of parents from Hong Kong and Vietnam, she relates to the American journey many of Visa Franchise’s clients embark on every month. She looks forward to working with clients pursue their American Dream much like her parents did before.

Contact us

If you’d like to get in touch, send us a message or simply contact us directly using the details below.

Visa Franchise - Miami Headquarters

429 Lenox Ave, Suite 514
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Visa Franchise - Orlando

6965 Piazza Grande Ave, Ste. 309
Orlando, FL, 32835

Visa Franchise - Orange County, California

2372 Morse Ave., Ste. 437
Irvine, CA 92614

Visa Franchise - Houston

5100 Westheimer Rd #200
Houston, TX 77056

Visa Franchise - New York

745 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500
New York, NY 10151

Visa Franchise - Washington D.C.

3310 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007

Visa Franchise - Istanbul

Iz Plaza Giz
Eski Buyukdere Cad No: 9/78 Giris Kat
Maslak, Istanbul 34398
+90 532 594 7011

Visa Franchise - Astana

St. Kumisbekov, 8
Astana, Kazakhstan
+7 708 439 7686

Visa Franchise - São Paulo

Rua Afonso Braz, 473-9º andar, Vila Nova Conceição
CEP 04511-010
Sao Paulo-SP-Brasil
+55 11 4949-1401

Visa Franchise - Mexico City

Ejército Nacional Nº 418 Piso 7
Polanco,  Mexico City, Mexico
+52 (55) 8526-6713

Visa Franchise - Buenos Aires

Reconquista 379, Piso 4º oficina 405
Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11-5032-8177

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