Mad Science Group Inc.
#456

Initial Investment

LOW: $70,300
HIGH: $89,800

Change in Units

-1.9% -3 UNITS (1 Year)
-0.6% -1 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1985

Franchising Since

1995 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

8360 Bougainville St., #201 Montreal, QC H4P 2G1

CEO

Ariel Shlien

About Mad Science Group Inc.

As children, brothers Ariel and Ron Shlien loved to create crazy science experiments. As adults, they realized that kids like fun, cool science. So in 1985 they started Mad Science by hosting “edu-taining” birthday parties featuring scienctific demonstrations.

Franchising began in 1995, with initial franchises in Florida and Toronto, and now has franchises worldwide offering educational demonstrations to preschools, in-class and afterschool programs, community centers and scout programs. The company also provides entertainment for birthday parties, special events, camps and more.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$70,300 - $89,800

Liquid Cash Requirement

$23,500

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$23,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

8%

Financing Options

Mad Science Group Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 206
  • 2007 - 272
  • 2008 - 281
  • 2012 - 452
  • 2013 - 483
  • 2015 - 471
  • 2016 - 456

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 5 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 3 - 30

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Updated: August 17th, 2015

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