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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$21K - $39K
Units as of 2013
181

Company Overview

Inspired by his own children, and his background in software engineering, Hossein Kasmai founded Guard-A-Kid to offer technology-driven child safety products and education services. Franchisees host safety education events at daycares, schools and local businesses, giving parents the opportunity to buy Guard-A-Kid's safety products, such as a child ID kit that includes both printed and digital child identification products.

About Guard-A-Kid

Founded
2003
Leadership
Robert Curtis, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2005 (16 years)
# of employees at HQ
6
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
181 (as of 2013)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3333 W. Kennedy Blvd., #206
Tampa, FL 33609

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Guard-A-Kid 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
$19,900
Initial Investment
$21,400 - $38,700
Net Worth Requirement
$25,000
Cash Requirement
$10,000 - $15,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Term of Agreement
5 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
Guard-A-Kid 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.

Classroom Training
2 days
Additional Training
Monthly conference calls; bi-weekly workshops
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Online Support
Marketing Support
National Media

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021