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STEARCLEAR to Raffle $40,000 Franchise at IFE Show

Designated Driver Franchises Available Across the US (June 13, 2012)

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/13/12 -- INTERNATIONAL FRANCHISE EXPO 2012 -- STEARCLEAR will raffle off a designated driver franchise package valued at $40,000 at the upcoming International Franchise Expo (IFE), June 15-17, held at the Javits Center in New York, New York. STEARCLEAR will be featuring its smartphone-enabled, turnkey designated driver service to the 8,000 potential franchisees expected to attend the show. The company is looking for franchisees that are interested in generating full or part time income while offering a vital service that will protect and serve their local community. STEARCLEAR will be in Booth #649.

The STEARCLEAR franchise package up for raffle will include everything a new franchisee needs to get their business up and running. This includes a territory that encompasses a minimum of 75,000 people, worth $37,500, as well as $2,000 in working capital and an iPad complete with the STEARCLEAR franchise app. Franchisees use the iPad app to run all their business operations. To enter the raffle a person must meet qualifying criteria and plan to open within a state STEARCLEAR has franchising rights.

"We have used technology and the powerful platforms provided by the new smartphones to create a scalable business model that eliminates most of the overhead and inefficiencies associated with driver services," said Jim Bannahan, STEARCLEAR's head of business development and a twenty-year franchise industry veteran. "Our iPad application and training program put franchisees on a fast track to start earning money."

There are more than 12,000 DUI-related deaths and an estimated 900,000 DUI/DWI arrests each year in the U.S. STEARCLEAR is dedicated to reducing that number and has created a scalable, profitable designated driver model that is truly turnkey. Each franchisee receives:

  • Exclusive territory: encompassing a minimum of 75,000 people
  • Multiple revenue streams: from fares, membership fees and ads
  • Core operational services: employee onboarding, employment forms, background checks, payroll processing, tax reporting, credit card processing, and management reporting
  • Extensive training: in all operational aspects of the business including financials, operations, marketing, promotions and employee management
  • iPad application: that manages employees, payroll, customers, pickups, drop-offs, fares, drive team locations, financial transactions and payments
  • Partnerships: with national and regional organizations to help promote the service

STEARCLEAR also offers financing options for those that qualify. Franchisees can put down as little as 20% and STEARCLEAR will finance the rest. For more information on STEARCLEAR franchise opportunities please go to or go to booth #649 at the IFE show.

STEARCLEAR is a technology company dedicated to providing "last mile" services to consumers and businesses using smartphone applications and sophisticated GPS technology. Its flagship designated driver service provides customers with one-touch access to local driver teams that pick them up and get them and their car home safely and responsibly. STEARCLEAR franchise opportunities are available across North America, EMEA, Australia and South Africa. More information can be found at

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