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Franchise 500 2023
Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$63K - $69K
Units as of 2021
34 Increase 0.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

Founded by Daniel and Ellen Shaw, High Touch-High Tech offers a 90-minute, in-school “field trip” that uses hands-on science programs. As a supplement to school science curricula, High Touch-High Tech serves children at all educational levels, from pre-school to high school. Programs cover the physical, natural, environmental and mathematical sciences and meet the National Board of Education Student Science Performance Standards. The company also provides “Sizzlin Science” Birthday Parties. High Touch-High Tech franchisees hire educators who are required to have a four-year teaching degree from an accredited college or university, as well as a certificate in teaching science or eligibility for one.

About High Touch-High Tech

Industry Children's Businesses
Related Categories Children's Enrichment Programs: STEM, Children's Enrichment Programs: Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous Children's Businesses, Tutoring, Children's Education/Enrichment
Founded 1990
Parent Company High Touch Investment Corp.
Leadership Daniel Shaw, CEO & Founder
Corporate Address P.O. Box 8495
Asheville, NC 28814
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1993 (31 years)
# of employees at HQ 15
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

# of Units 34 (as of 2021)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a High Touch-High Tech franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee Information Circle
$52,500
Initial Investment Information Circle
$62,750 - $69,000
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$125,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$39,500 - $61,250
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
15% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
7%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing High Touch-High Tech offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 14 hours
Classroom Training 36 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 4
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022