Thinkertots

At a Glance

Products & Services: Early childhood education & development program

Number of Locations:

Total Investment: $42K - $163K

Founded: 1997

Began Franchising: 2005

Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $42,000 - $163,000
Franchise Fee: $15,000 - $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $200,000
Liquid Cash Available: $25,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3 - 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 4 days.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Direct mail