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Initial investment
$51K - $144K
Units as of 2013
42

Company Overview

Originally started from a college apartment in 1992, Friendly Computers is now a franchise providing businesses and consumers with on-site computer repair and support. The company helps customers from beginning users setting up their first computer to large corporations installing networks and implementing e-commerce solutions.

About Friendly Computers

Industry
Tech Businesses
Founded
1992
Leadership
Bryan Ward, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1999 (23 years)
# of employees at HQ
12
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
42 (as of 2013)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3616 N. Rancho Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89130

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Friendly Computers 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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$51,000 - $143,980
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
8%
Term of Agreement
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
Friendly Computers offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Friendly Computers has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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 days
Classroom Training
1 week
Additional Training
Monthly technical & marketing roundtables
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Marketing Planning & Support

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1-2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: February 8th, 2021