Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $21,400
HIGH: $38,700

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

2003

Franchising Since

2005 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

3333 W. Kennedy Blvd., #206 Tampa, FL 33609

CEO

Robert Curtis

About Guard-A-Kid

Inspired by his own children, and his background in software engineering, Hossein Kasmai founded Guard-A-Kid to offer technology-driven child safety products and education services. Franchisees host safety education events at daycares, schools and local businesses, giving parents the opportunity to buy Guard-A-Kid's safety products, such as a child ID kit that includes both printed and digital child identification products.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$21,400 - $38,700

Net-worth Requirement

$25,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$10,000 - $15,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$19,900

Financing Options

Guard-A-Kid has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 173

Lowest Rank: 458

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 2 days

Additional Training: Monthly conference calls; bi-weekly workshops

Ongoing Support
Meetings
Internet

Marketing Support
Regional Media

Number of employees required to run: 1

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Updated: November 6th, 2013

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