CompuChild

At a Glance

Products & Services: Children's technology education

Number of Locations: 51

Total Investment: $18.3K - $33K

Founded: 1994

Began Franchising: 2001

About CompuChild

CompuChild instructors comes to child care centers, schools and community centers to teach computer and technology classes for children, using the standards created by the International Society for Technology in Education as a guide. The Carmel, Indiana, company has been in business since 1994 and began franchising in 2001.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 48 1 0 2
2013 49 0 0 2
2012 58 0 0 1
2011 61 0 0 1
2010 61 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $18,300 - $33,000
Franchise Fee: $12,500 - $17,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: $150+/mo.
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 20% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $50,000
Liquid Cash Available: $8,000 - $17,500
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 25% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (99% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: Varies. At franchisee's location: 3 days. Annual national meeting : 3 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet
Marketing Support: National media,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #496 (2013), #457 (2012), #253 (2011), #494 (2010),
Low-Cost: #97 (2013), #54 (2011),
Top Home-Based: #78 (2011),

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