Webinar Archive September 2022


Emerging markets present the most dynamic potential for long-term growth to businesses in general, and to franchisors, specifically. Assessing the economic potential in emerging markets is important for international franchisors who wish to prioritize markets for expansion, choose an appropriate mode of entry, and select a proper fee structure for their franchise system.

Listen to our next webinar where the speakers will share their knowledge and experience including insights on the challenges and success they have encountered.

Key Takeaways

  • Overview of franchising in emerging markets
  • Insights into what it takes to successfully launch and grow a franchise in an emerging market
  • Learn from franchise industry experts with significant experience in emerging markets

Moderator: Felix De Wit


Time: 17:15 – 17:30


After his PhD Mathematics, Felix de Wit started his career at the Royal Military Academy in The Netherlands and served the army for almost 20 years. During the last years of serving, he studied for his real estate license and started his Real estate company in 1995.

In 1998, he started as a Master Franchise Owner for RE/MAX (a USA founded real estate franchise) and sold more than 100 franchises in his country within 10 years.

He also developed RE/MAX for Germany-North and Belgium. In 2009, he sold the company and “addicted by Franchising”, in 2009, when he started his existing (international) company supporting international Franchisors developing their brands for the European Market.

The company works with franchisors across retail, cosmetics, beauty, real estate, pharmacy, food industry and personal and business services. They support clients to establish a franchise model for carrying on business and assist them to implement changes to that model and associated documentation to reflect amendments to franchise and other applicable laws.

Speaker: Jigar Doriwala
Tenacious Techies

Time: 17:15 – 17:30


Jigar Doriwala is an entrepreneur and founder of Tenacious Techies; one of the leading Digital Marketing Agencies servicing clients in the USA, Australia, India and other countries across the world.

He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed with their Digital Agency. He is on a mission to empower anyone who wants to start their own online business. With more than 14 years experience in Sales and Marketing, all his clients have benefited with his business and career advise.

Speaker: Laura Carolina Boechi
International Expansion Director

Time: 17:15 – 17:30


Argentina resident in Paraguay for 28 years. Psychologist and Analyst in Foreign Trade. She is currently part of the staff of the Realtyplus company in charge of the International Expansion Department and as a coordinator of the Consulting area and support of new offices. She is a partner in Ibiz Intelligent Business, company owner of Realtyplus’s Master Franchise in Paraguay.

Experience: Manager of COMEX for Fujifilm Paraguay, Owner of Atelier de Carolina, art and expression center. Administrative Manager of Scampi SA, Dextro SA, Merchants SA.

She is currently conducting a scientific investigation in the area of Psychology focused on the study of cognitive impairment in women victims of violence.