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Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$65K - $97K
Units as of 2019
825 Decrease 2% over 3 years

Company Overview

WSI Internet, founded in 1995, has a network of consultants that spreads across more than 87 countries and six continents, providing Internet services to small- and medium-sized businesses. WSI Internet is based in Toronto, Ontario, and has been franchising since 1996.

About WSI

Industry Tech Businesses
Related Categories Miscellaneous Tech Businesses
Founded 1995
Parent Company World Technology Group Inc.
Leadership Mark Dobson, CEO
Corporate Address 830 Dixon Rd.
Etobicoke, ON M9W 6Y8
Social Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1996 (28 years)
# of employees at HQ 80
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states:

This company is offering new franchises in the following international regions:

# of Units 825 (as of 2019)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a WSI 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
$49,700 - $69,700
Initial Investment Information Circle
$64,900 - $96,500
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$200,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$60,000 - $95,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
10%
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.

Third Party Financing WSI has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

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 6 months
Classroom Training 50 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

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
Yes
# of employees required to run 1
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Updated: December 12th, 2022