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Franchise Development

Franchise Development helps business owners and entrepreneurs to franchise their business concept using business-format franchising.

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Sharing Capitalism

Our Founder and CEO, Robert A. Needham, JD, PhD has been a business advisor and franchise developer for more than 34 years. 

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Business Development

SAMI offers a wide range of business development tools, training, and analysis.  We provide Free project evaluation and written proposals.

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Welcome To

SPECTRUM Advanced Markets, Inc.

SPECTRUM Advanced Markets, Inc. (SAMI) was formed in 1995 by Robert A. Needham & Associates which started in 1986. Dr. Robert A. Needham is a published author, speaker, national trainer, business advisor, strategic planner, visionary, analyst, and coach.  Dr. Needham is the inventor and author of Sharing Capitalism™, the Collaborative Value Exchange System (CVES), and pioneered the Collaborative Sharing Agreement (CSA) which is referred to as the “smarter contract.”

Dr. Needham is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  He was part of the NASA Space Shuttle Power Flight and Ascent Team, Unified Space Command Operational Plans, and Requirements, and other classified space assets. Dr. Needham is a mathematician, computer scientist, Juris Doctor, has a Ph.D. in Business Administration, and is certified Instructional Systems Designer (ISD).  Many members of our Advisory Network have post-graduate education or in excess of 10 to 20 years of experience in their fields.

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