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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$366K - $790K
Units as of 2015
128 12% over 3 years

Company Overview

Pump It Up franchisees offer indoor entertainment centers filled with inflatables, for birthday parties, field trips and other special events for kids. Adults can also partake in corporate team building events at Pump It Up. The company began in 2000 and started franchising a year later.

About Pump It Up

Founded
2000
Leadership
Lee Knowlton, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2001 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ
40
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
128 (as of 2015)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
1860 W. University Dr., #108
Tempe, AZ 85281

Information for Franchisees

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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
$30,000
Initial Investment
$366,250 - $790,000
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$200,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Pump It Up offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment
Third Party Financing
Pump It Up has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
5 days
Classroom Training
8 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Marketing Planning & Support

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
20
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: February 8th, 2021