Friendly Computers
Computer and smartphone repairs, services and sales

Friendly Computers No Longer Franchising
Computer and smartphone repairs, services and sales

About
Founded

1992

Franchising Since

1999 (20 Years)

Corporate Address

3616 N. Rancho Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89130

CEO

Bryan Ward

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$51,000 - $143,980

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

8%

Financing Options

Friendly Computers offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Friendly Computers has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

20% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

On-The-Job Training:

3 days

Classroom Training:

1 week

Additional Training:

Monthly technical & marketing roundtables

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

1 - 2

Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $51,000 High - $143,980
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 19th, 2019