2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#370 Ranked #321 last year
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Initial investment
$74K - $612K
Units as of 2023
159 Increase 20.5% over 3 years

Snapology is a mobile company that teaches STEM concepts through workshops, camps, and parties. The company aims to empower children through learning with its innovative project-based program and activities. Snapology is one of the top education franchises and has even been ranked several times by Entrepreneur as one of the Fastest-Growing Franchises.

In 2010, sisters Laura and Lisa Cole founded the Snapology company as a play program for children between the ages of one and fourteen using Lego, K'Nex, and iPads. Snapology aims to teach science, technology, engineering, art, and math in a playful, no-pressure environment. 

Snapology currently has more than 100 franchise locations in North America, as well as dozens throughout the rest of the world. As a top emerging franchise, the brand is looking to expand with willing STEM-minded entrepreneurs.

Why You Should Think About Starting a Snapology Franchise

Snapology is a learning-based franchise that is fun to own. With low startup costs, a personalized website, and a comprehensive curriculum, you'll have a blast while providing valuable experiences to customers. 

Snapology helps its franchisees make the business fit their personal and business objectives. You are given the opportunity to choose your courses and programs. Snapology has 80 programs available with over 1,000 hours of curriculum. It also offers over 40 birthday party themes to add to your business. 

The variety of programs allows you to cater to your market and your customers’ needs. Franchisees also get ongoing support and the production of new innovative services to add to their Snapology curriculum.

What Could Make Snapology A Good Choice?

If you are organized, passionate, optimistic, self-motivated, have a good business sense, and are ready to invest, then you might be an ideal candidate for a Snapology franchise. The franchise fee for a Snapology franchise changes for different locations in the U.S., Canada, and other countries. You will also have other startup costs, so make sure you have enough liquid capital to meet the requirements.

Snapology makes it easy to start up your enterprise. You will be able to set up children's camps, parties, and enrichment courses from your own house, reducing the overhead costs associated with a physical store. A typical territory consists of 100 school and 50 preschool programs.

How to Open Your Own Snapology Franchise

There are a few simple steps to starting your franchise with Snapology. First, research Snapology and learn more about the typical specifications for opening one of their locations. You will also need to figure out if there is a market for Snapology in your area and look up any competitors. 

Second, you may need to fill out some paperwork to see if you qualify to open a Snapology franchise. If you do qualify, you might need to attend a discovery day with Snapology to learn more about the opportunity. 

Once you have determined that Snapology is the franchise for you, you can begin the ownership process. A Snapology franchise team member will usually guide you through the initial training. At the end of the training, you will have the skills and education you need to sell and teach your first Snapology lessons. 

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Company Overview

About Snapology

Industry Children's Businesses
Related Categories Children's Enrichment Programs: STEM, Children's Enrichment Programs: Miscellaneous, Tutoring, Children's Education/Enrichment
Founded 2010
Parent Company Unleashed Brands LLC
Leadership Nancy Bigley, Brand President
Corporate Address 2350 Airport Fwy., #505
Bedford, TX 76022
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube
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Explore Our #1 Ranked Children's Franchise!

Snapology is the premier option for STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math), offering year-round programs through dozens of revenue streams. Consistently ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine® as the top children's enrichment franchise, you can invest in the next generation while making a living!

In 2010, sisters Laura and Lisa Cole founded the Snapology company as a play program for children between the ages of one and fourteen using Lego, K'Nex, and iPads. Snapology aims to teach science, technology, engineering, art, and math in a playful, no-pressure environment. Today, Snapology has over 170 locations.

Why Snapology?

With this home-based franchise, you can incorporate play into your workday - what could be better? Snapology partners with local schools, recreation centers and community organizations to bring play- based STEAM education to kids ages 3-14. When children are actively engaged in hands-on, interactive learning activities, their creativity flourishes and they show a greater interest in school. If kids are happy, then parents are happy, and your business will flourish.

Snapology helps its franchisees make the business fit their personal and business objectives. You are given the opportunity to choose your courses and programs. Snapology has 80 programs available with over 1,000 hours of curriculum. It also offers over 40 birthday party themes to add to your business.

The variety of programs allows you to cater to your market and your customers’ needs. Franchisees also get ongoing support and the production of new innovative services to add to their Snapology curriculum.

OUR PROGRAMS ARE FUN

If it isn't fun, children will lose interest. Snapology programs provide the right balance between fun and education to appeal equally to children and their parents. We'll keep your customers coming back for more.

DOZENS OF REVENUE STREAMS

Imagine the possibilities with the over 60 different program topics and themes to offer for classes, parties, summer camps, scouting events...and the list goes on. Birthday parties alone are a $10 billion industry!

MULTIPLE PATHS TO SUCCESS

Snapology offers a flexible business model focused on teaching robotics and STEAM principles. Programs can be offered through a community-based (mobile) model or in your own Discovery Center.

Don't Just Choose a New Business ‐ Choose A New Lifestyle

This fast-growing franchise is seeking people who are committed to their mission of inspiring the future leaders of tomorrow - people who are ready to make a positive change in their community. The ideal franchisee recognizes the value of STEAM education but is not necessarily a teacher. In fact, the most successful owners of this franchise have backgrounds in sales and marketing. The low overhead of this company means you can start to be profitable quickly and grow exponentially. Snapology offers the opportunity to fulfill your dream of being your own boss and having the flexibility and freedom to live on your own terms. Whether that means spending more time with your family, traveling, or getting more involved in your community, the possibilities will be open to you when you join our children’s education franchise. Build a brighter future for yourself and your community by investing in a Snapology franchise today!

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2015 (9 years)
# of employees at HQ 33
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

# of Units 159 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Snapology 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
$40,000 - $47,500
Initial Investment Information Circle
$73,650 - $611,800
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$75,000 - $750,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$50,000 - $200,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
7%+
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
1%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
5-10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes

Financing Options

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

Third Party Financing Snapology has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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 3 hours
Classroom Training 24 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
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 2-25
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes

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Updated: December 12th, 2022