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The Perks of DD Perks

On October 6th, 2016 Dunkin’ Donuts announced that it has partnered with Salesforce (the world’s #1 CRM company) to improve the customer experience with Dunkin’s mobile app and loyalty program.1 This good news has prompted us to take a critical look at the program, examining both the positives and the areas where the program needs… Read More »

The Economic Impact of the EB-5 Program

Our last blog discussed the fraud rate of the EB-5 Program and concluded that despite a small number of high profile reports, the EB-5 program has been a net positive to the U.S. economy and local communities around the country. The EB-5 Program has made contributions to the US economy directly through capital invested by… Read More »

Immigration: One step closer to curing cancer?

A recent article from Forbes shared some of the lesser-known facts of high-skilled immigrants in the United States. The article shed light on an important statistic found through a 2013 study : 42% of America’s top cancer researchers are immigrants. The study looked at biographies of 7 of the top research facilities in the US… Read More »

The Power of the Dunkin’ Donuts brand

For those who wish to obtain a Green Card through the EB-5 Visa Program, investing in a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise is a great opportunity, since it combines the benefits of the EB-5 Visa Program and the power of the brand. Considering that “QSR” (Quick Service Restaurants) is one of the industries that most creates jobs… Read More »

Interest in EB-5 Rises in 2015 – Check out the data

Created by the United States government in an effort to attract foreign investment and boost economic growth and creation of jobs in the 1990’s, the EB-5 Visa Program only gained visibility and importance around the world  in the last few years. The 2008 crisis has generated strong economic impacts around the world, but the United… Read More »

The Best Financing Ideas of 2014

From 2014 was an exciting year: Financing not only continued to be available, but we saw several new and innovative approaches. Here are my thoughts on the best financing ideas of 2014: Effective Use of IPOs We’ve seen a number of significant restaurant IPOs in 2014: Potbelly, Zoe’s Kitchen and Papa Murphy’s. Much was… Read More »