High Touch-High Tech
#253

Initial Investment

LOW: $61,250
HIGH: $66,000

Change in Units

-2.1% -4 UNITS (1 Year)
-1.6% -3 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1990

Franchising Since

1993 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

P.O. Box 8495 Asheville, NC 28814

CEO

Daniel Shaw

Parent Company

High Touch Investment Corp.

About High Touch-High Tech

Founded by Daniel and Ellen Shaw, High Touch-High Tech offers a 90-minute, in-school “field trip” that uses hands-on science programs. As a supplement to school science curricula, High Touch-High Tech serves children at all educational levels, from pre-school to high school. Programs cover the physical, natural, environmental and mathematical sciences and meet the National Board of Education Student Science Performance Standards. The company also provides “Sizzlin Science” Birthday Parties. High Touch-High Tech franchisees hire educators who are required to have a four-year teaching degree from an accredited college or university, as well as a certificate in teaching science or eligibility for one.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$61,250 - $66,000

Net-worth Requirement

$125,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$39,500 - $61,250

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$52,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Financing Options

High Touch-High Tech offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Veteran Incentives


15% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 183

Lowest Rank: 456

  • 2007 - 275
  • 2008 - 215
  • 2010 - 456
* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Training videos & program manuals; bi-annual conference; technology resources training

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 4

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Updated: May 2nd, 2016

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