Lightbridge Academy
#182 Franchise 500| Childcare/early learning
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Lightbridge Academy
Childcare/early learning

About
Founded

1997

Franchising Since

2011 (8 Years)

Corporate Address

116 Grand St., 2nd Fl.
Iselin, NJ 08830

CEO

Gaetano Falzarano

Parent Company

Lightbridge Franchise Co. LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$549,228 - $5,054,735

Net-worth Requirement

$1,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$200,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Lightbridge Academy has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

28 hours

Classroom Training:

128 hours

Additional Training:

Ongoing

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

32

Lightbridge Academy is ranked #182 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Lightbridge Academy franchises offers programs for children from six weeks to six years old, including after-school enrichment and summer programs. Each school is a licensed childcare, with staff trained in early childhood education or childhood development.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $549,228 High - $5,054,735
Units
+28.6%+8 UNITS (1 Year) +71.4%+15 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: April 24th, 2019