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Initial Investment

LOW: $300,000
HIGH: $450,000

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Company Profile

Founded

2005

Franchising Since

2007 (9 Years)

Corporate Address

163 E. 84th St. New York, NY 10028

CEO

Andy Stenzler

About Kidville

Kidville offers classes for children up to five years of age, including gym, art, music, enrichment, and a preschool alternative program called Kidville University. Facilities also offer birthday parties for children up to age nine, summer camp programs and seasonal family events. Most locations feature a retail boutique, indoor playground, and children's hair salon.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$300,000 - $450,000

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$50,000 - $75,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6-7%

Ad Royalty Fee

2.5-3%

Financing Options

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

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2011 - 457
  • 2012 - 435

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

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

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: varies

Training at headquarters: 20 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings
Grand Opening
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Regional Media
National Media

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Updated: March 26th, 2014

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