Tippi Toes Inc.

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Children's dance classes

Number of Locations: 24

Total Investment: $52K - $62.5K

Founded: 2002

Began Franchising: 2009

About Tippi Toes Inc.

Tippi Toes Dance Co. franchisees offer classes, camps and parties that teach ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop dance techniques to children from 18 months through 12 years of age, using the company's original music and choreography. The company, founded by Sarah Nuse and Megan Reilly, began franchising in 2009.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 24 0 0 0
2014 19 0 0 1
2013 17 0 0 1
2012 13 0 0 1
2011 8 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $52,000 - $62,500
Franchise Fee: $32,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $50,000
Liquid Cash Available: $15,000
Franchise can be run from home. 7% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Internet

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #396 (2015), #438 (2014),
Top New: #52 (2014),

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