E2 Business Visa USA Investment Opportunities – Top 40 (Franchises)

Written by: Ignacio Arias Roig
Last Updated by Rocío Somoza: January 26, 2023
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If you are looking to migrate to the United States, an E2 Business Visa USA could be an option for you, and best way to ensure it, is through investing in a franchise.

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Among the benefits of buying a franchise, you will find that there is a clear plan of what needs to be done for the business opening, and how to become profitable and continue to expand. In addition to this, the franchisor provides initial & ongoing support to the investor. All this ends up helping overall to facilitate the Visa’s approval process. 

However, finding the correct business is not an easy journey, starting with the fact that not all franchises allow foreigners to invest in their expansion. This is clearly seen in cases such as Dunkin donuts, and UPS store, among other giants in the industry. On the other side, small franchises usually offer a better option since they have more experience working with international entrepreneurs, spend time into training and are willing to see their company grow and increase their market share .

At Visa Franchise, we dedicate our team and resources to review each single opportunity and show a curated list of franchises, that may be of your interest. The purpose is to ease the difficult process of pursuing your franchise dreams on your own. Keep reading the below to learn more about the wide range of options available for an E2 investor visa.

Top 40 E2 Business Visa USA Franchises By Number Of Locations Currently Open

Top 40 E2 Business Visa USA Franchises by number of locations currently open

  1. Great Clips

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 4447

Year Founded: 1982

Starting Investment:  $178,400

Great Clips, Inc. is a hair salon franchise with multiple locations across the United States and Canada. It is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Services offered at Great Clips salons include haircuts for men, women, and children, styling, color services, perms, shampooing, waxing, and texturizing. The company also offers a line of professional haircare products under the brand name “solutions.”

  1. Sport Clips

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 1838

Year Founded: 1995

Starting Investment:  $246,300

Sport Clips is a hair salon chain specifically for men and boys. Sport Clips offers haircuts in a sports-themed environment. Services vary by location, but generally include basic haircuts, fades, and more.

  1. Chem-Dry

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 1692

Year Founded: 1994

Starting Investment:  $69,145

The franchise offered is for the operation of a Chem-Dry business, which provides carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, spot removal, protective services, and other authorized services to residential and commercial customers.

  1. The Maids

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 1533

Year Founded: 1979

Starting Investment:  $57,500

The Maids is a premier housekeeping and maid service company that has been in business for over 25 years. They offer a wide range of services to meet the needs of their customers, including residential and commercial cleaning, carpet cleaning, window washing, and more

  1. Papa Murphy’s

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 1239

Year Founded: 2004

Starting Investment:  $308,469

Papa Murphy’s is a take-and-bake pizza company. They offer made-to-order pizzas that you can take home and bake in your oven.

  1. Budget Blinds

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 1238

Year Founded: 1992

Starting Investment:  $140,500

Budget Blinds was founded in 1992 by Chad Hallock in Orange County, California. The company began franchising in 1994. The franchised business is a business for the retail sale and installation of blinds and other window coverings. Budget Blinds provides a number of services for its customers, including free in-home consultations, professional measurement and installation, and a wide range of product options to choose from.

  1. Mathnasium

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 951

Year Founded: 2003

Starting Investment:  $112,860

Mathnasium is a math education center that offers math tutoring and enrichment programs to students of all ages. The company was founded in 2002, and today there are multiple locations worldwide. Mathnasium’s curriculum is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in math, and the company’s tutors are trained to help students catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

  1. Meineke Car Care Center

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 700

Year Founded: 2015

Starting Investment:  $206,774

Meineke Car Care Center is a franchise opportunity that offers automotive maintenance and repair services. These services include exhaust system components, brake system components, and other general automotive maintenance and repair services.

  1. Lawn Doctor

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 613

Year Founded: 1967

Starting Investment:  $116,465

Lawn Doctor is America’s leading provider of lawn care services. Their national network of local franchises offers a wide range of lawn care services, from lawn mowing and fertilization to aeration and pest control.

  1. Rita’s Ice-Custard-Happiness

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 565

Year Founded: 2016

Starting Investment:  $15,100

Rita’s Ice-Custard-Happiness is a company that specializes in the production of premium quality Italian ice cream in the United States. They offer a wide variety of ice cream flavors, including classic favorites like chocolate and vanilla, as well as more unique flavors like cookies and cream and green tea.

  1. AAMCO Transmissions

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 562

Year Founded: 1963

Starting Investment:  $223,600

AAMCO Transmissions is the world’s largest chain of transmission specialists and a leader in complete automotive care services. They have multiple locations across the United States and Canada. Their expert technicians are trained to diagnose, repair and replace all types of transmissions: automatic, manual, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive

  1. Hand &Stone Massage and Facial Spa

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 506

Year Founded: 2005

Starting Investment:  $591,153

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa is a national spa chain that offers massage, facial, and waxing services. The company has multiple locations across the United States and Canada. They offer a variety of massage services, including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, and Hot Stone massages.

  1. Right at Home

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 505

Year Founded: 1999

Starting Investment:  $87,394

The franchisee will operate a Right at a Home business that provides hands-on personal care, non-medical care, in-home care assistance, and companionship care services to seniors and other adults, and (i) supplemental staffing services for nursing homes, hospitals, and other medical institutional settings; (ii) skilled care and other in-home medical care; and (iii) other related products, materials, and equipment.

  1. Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 460

Year Founded: 2006

Starting Investment:  $47,535

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning is a carpet cleaning company with locations all over the United States. They offer carpet cleaning a variety of services for both residential and commercial properties, such as spot and stain removal, pet odor removal, and more. They use a unique, oxygen-powered cleaning system that is much more effective than traditional steam cleaning or shampooing.

  1. 9Round

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 444

Year Founded: 2008

Starting Investment:  $113,300

R9Round is a fitness center for people who want an unique, fun, and proven workout that guarantees results, with multiple locations throughout the US and the world as well. It features a specialized program that is developed around a system of nine challenging circuit training stations, which incorporate boxing and kickboxing exercises.

  1. MAACO

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 411

Year Founded: 2015

Starting Investment:  $281,000

MAACO is an automobile repair center that specializes in automobile painting and body repair. The franchise offers franchisees the opportunity to operate their own business with the support of MAACO.

  1. Signarama

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 389

Year Founded: 1986

Starting Investment:  $120,205

Signarama is a full service retail sign center. They use the latest technology and highest quality materials to produce custom signs for the customer’s business. Their talented team of graphic designers, sign makers and installers work with the client to create the perfect signs to promote their products or services.

  1. N-Hance Wood Refinishing

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 383

Year Founded: 2013

Starting Investment:  $58,547

N-Hance Wood Refinishing is a company that specializes in refinishing wood surfaces. They offer a variety of services such as staining, painting, and lacquering. They have a wide range of colors and finishes for customers to choose from. Their staff is highly trained and experienced in refinishing wood surfaces.

  1. One Hour Heating &Air Conditioning

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 375

Year Founded: 2003

Starting Investment:  $25,761

The franchised business offers residential and light commercial air conditioning and heating services, including indoor air quality services, maintenance, repairs, equipment replacement, and other related services (but excluding industrial and new construction services).

  1. Mosquito Joe

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 374

Year Founded: 2012

Starting Investment:  $109,700

Mosquito Joe is a company that specializes in outdoor pest control. They offer a variety of services to help get rid of mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas. Mosquito Joe has been in business since 2010 and has multiple locations across the United States. Mosquito Joe’s mission is to help people enjoy their outdoor spaces again.

  1. Tutor Doctor

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 370

Year Founded: 2007

Starting Investment:  $84,295

The franchise offered is for the operation of a business under the name “Tutor Doctor” which offers affordable tutoring services at a student’s home and online. This franchise system or platform offers an effective alternative to students and parents who prefer to receive tutoring help online and in their own homes instead of traveling to a learning center

  1. Property Management Inc.

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 361

Year Founded: 2008

Starting Investment:  $53,225

The Property Management Incorporated Franchise, LLC (“PMI”) business model offers a broad spectrum of community association, commercial, residential, and vacation/short-term rental property management and real estate services.

  1. Real Property Management

Business Visa USA

Number of US Locations: 360

Year Founded: 2004

Starting Investment:  $99,392

 Real Property Management franchise permits you to operate a business providing property management services, including the management of maintenance and repair services and rent collection.

  1. Maid Brigade

Number of US Locations: 355

Year Founded: 1982

Starting Investment:  $97,700

Maid Brigade is the leading professional residential cleaning company in North America. Maid Brigade stands for quality housekeeping services and customer satisfaction. Their home cleaning services are not only affordable but they’re also backed by their 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.

  1. CertaPro Painters

Number of US Locations: 343

Year Founded: 1991

Starting Investment:  $90,750

CertaPro Painters franchise offers painting and decorating services for both residential and commercial customers. They are a trusted name in the industry, known for their quality workmanship and fair pricing. CertaPro Painters franchisees provide a wide range of services, including interior and exterior painting, staining, wallpapering, and more.

  1. Interim HealthCare

InterIM

Number of US Locations: 343

Year Founded: 1965

Starting Investment:  $125,500

The franchisee, utilizing the trade name INTERIM HEALTHCARE®, will operate a business which provides the temporary services of health care personnel such as registered nurses; licensed practical nurses; nurse assistants; medical social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists; home health aides; personal care aides; and companions to provide health care and support services directly to individuals, and as temporary staff to other health care providers and facilities.

  1. Transworld

 

Number of US Locations: 342

Year Founded: 2010

Starting Investment:  $76,105

The franchisee will own and operate a Transworld business which will serve as a broker/intermediary to facilitate the purchase and sale of existing businesses which can include existing franchised businesses and as a referral agent for franchisors.

  1. Senior Helpers

Senior Helpers

Number of US Locations: 324

Year Founded: 2012

Starting Investment:  $62,200

Senior Helpers is a company that provides in-home care for seniors. They have a wide range of services, from personal care to transportation. They also offer respite care, which is a type of short-term care that can be used when family caregivers need a break. The company is committed to providing the best possible care for seniors.

  1. Filta Environmental Kitchen Solutions

FILTA

Number of US Locations: 323

Year Founded: 2000

Starting Investment:  $123,600

Filta is an international franchise organization that provides on-site fryer management and kitchen environmental solutions. The company was founded in the United Kingdom in 1996 and now operates in over 15 countries around the world. Filta Environmental Kitchen Solutions franchises provide on-site services to restaurants, catering establishments, and institutional kitchens.

  1. Rainbow Int’l Restoration

Rainbow

Number of US Locations: 315

Year Founded: 1981

Starting Investment:  $156,682

Rainbow Int’l Restoration is a full-service disaster restoration company specializing in water, fire and mold remediation

  1. PuroClean

Puro Clean

Number of US Locations: 311

Year Founded: 1990

Starting Investment:  $47,100

PuroClean is a national leader in providing fire, water and mold damage restoration services. They have multiple locations all over the United States. Their services include Fire damage restoration, water damage restoration, mold removal and remediation, and biohazard cleanup

  1. TemperaturePro

Number of US Locations: 305

Year Founded: 2003

Starting Investment:  $350,700

TemperaturePro is a nationwide leader in Temperature Controlled Solutions. They provide a full range of services to meet the needs of their customers, from new equipment installation and maintenance to emergency repairs and 24/7 monitoring. TemperaturePro’s team of experts is highly trained and experienced in all aspects of temperature-controlled solutions.

  1. Grease Monkey

Grease

Number of US Locations: 301

Year Founded: 2006

Starting Investment:  $187,316

Grease Monkey is a car business that provides oil changes and preventive maintenance services for cars and trucks to the general public in the US. They have a Monkey Shine car wash facility which provides car wash services to all customers. Their experienced and qualified staff takes care of the client’s car quickly and efficiently.

  1. Handyman

Handyman

Number of US Locations: 297

Year Founded: 2020

Starting Investment:  $117,500

The franchise owner will provide residential and business repair, maintenance, and improvement services, utilizing the Mr. Handyman business system.

  1. Fish Window Cleaning

Number of US Locations: 271

Year Founded: 1998

Starting Investment:  $102,800

Fish Window Cleaning is a window washing and cleaning service company. Mike Merrick founded Fish Window Cleaning in January 1978. Services are provided for both residential and commercial customers.

  1. Restoration 1

R1

Number of US Locations: 271

Year Founded: 2020

Starting Investment:  $67,050

Restoration 1 is a water, fire and mold remediation company specializing in commercial and residential restoration. They have a team of certified technicians who are available 24/7 to help customers with any emergency. They use the latest technology and equipment to get the property back to its original condition as quickly as possible.

  1. Amazing Lash Studio

Number of US Locations: 266

Year Founded: 2012

Starting Investment:  $304,071

The franchise being offered is a retail salon business utilizing the “Amazing Lash Studio” name and offering luxury, semi-permanent, and temporary eyelash services, eyebrow services, hair removal, facial and body treatments, and related products and services

  1. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Number of US Locations: 266

Year Founded: 2001

Starting Investment:  $25,761

The franchised business offers residential and light commercial plumbing services, including maintenance, repair, remodeling, and replacement; water conditioning maintenance, repair, and replacement; drain and septic tank digging, cleaning, re-piping, and replacement; and drain cleaning services, but excluding industrial and new construction services.

  1. Elements Massage

Number of US Locations: 248

Year Founded: 2006

Starting Investment:  $332,842

Elements Massage is a unique massage studio concept with multiple locations in the US. They provide customized massages at an affordable price to all of their customers. The therapists listen to the client’s needs and employ the proper techniques to deliver a truly therapeutic experience. They offer a variety of services such as Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, Hot Stone Therapy, and more.

  1. Redbox+

Number of US Locations: 248

Year Founded: 2014

Starting Investment:  $646,177

Redbox+ is a waste management, dumpster business in the United States. They offer a variety of waste management services, including dumpster rentals, junk removal, and recycling. They also provide a wide range of dumpster sizes to meet the needs of their customers.

Conclusion

Keep in mind a high unit count does not mean the franchise system is profitable for the franchise brand or franchisees. You should also dive into their closing locations count.

To identify the best investment for your particular case, you will have to dig into the data and draw your conclusions.

We know this can be overwhelming. That is why we suggest connecting with a specialist that can ease the path to success.