Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.

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Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.
#471

Initial Investment

LOW: $17,950
HIGH: $46,100

Change in Units

+3.0% +4 UNITS (1 Year)
+8.7% +11 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1979

Franchising Since

1985 (32 Years)

Corporate Address

5238 Valleypointe Pkwy. Roanoke, VA 24019

CEO

Richard Maltese

Parent Company

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.

About Kinderdance Int'l. Inc.

When founder Carol Kay Harsell’s dance studio tripled in size in a matter of months, she wondered why her preschool dance program enrollment wasn’t growing as well. After discussing the matter with CFO Bernard Friedman, Harsell realized the problem was that many young children were in child-care centers and preschools. When Friedman suggested they take their program to where the children were, the concept for Kinderdance International was born.

Within 30 days Harsell had 60 children from a local child-care center enrolled; within six months, she was marketing to the entire Phoenix, AZ area, offering on-site instruction to more than 30 child-care centers in the area.

Franchisees offer Kinderdance’s innovative “education through dance” programs to thousands of children across North America, teaching at YMCAs, churches, public and private school systems, military bases and community centers, in addition to preschools and child-care centers.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$17,950 - $46,100

Net-worth Requirement

$10,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$14,950

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6-12%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Kinderdance Int'l. Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 6 days

Additional Training: Annual continuing education conference

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Number of employees required to run: 1 - 2

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Updated: August 12th, 2016

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