Games2U Inc.

At a Glance

Products & Services: Mobile entertainment services

Number of Locations: 125

Total Investment: $58.3K - $197K

Founded: 2007

Began Franchising: 2008

About Games2U Inc.

Brothers David and Stu Pikoff started Games2U in 2007, and began franchising the Austin, Texas, company a year later. Games2U franchisees offer mobile entertainment services for parties and other events, including movie theaters, video game theaters, laser tag, giant human hamster balls, robots, foam machines, and other games invented by the brothers.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2012 118 2 5 0
2011 130 0 0 0
2010 53 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Western Europe.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $58,250 - $197,000
Franchise Fee: $20,000 - $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $70,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 50% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 4 days. At franchisee's location: 2-3 days.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #472 (2012), #362 (2011),
Fastest-Growing: #24 (2012),
Top New: #50 (2013), #29 (2011),