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STEM Builders Franchising!
Are you passionate about STEM education and making a difference in the lives of children? Do you dream of owning your own business and being your own boss? Then STEM Builders franchising might be the perfect opportunity for you!
Why STEM Builders Franchise?
Thriving Industry

STEM education is an integrated, applied approach to learning that provides hands-on and relevant learning experience for students. There is rapidly increasing demand for STEM Education. STEM Builders unique curriculum satisfy today's generation STEM needs.

Multiple Revenue Streams

Only franchise in USA that provides Computer science education along with Mathematics K-8 program, Robotics and Science lab. Our wide program offerings generate revenue quicker for you while delivering quality education to students.

Exclusive Programs

  • Onsite Group Enrichment
  • Online Private Classes
  • After school programs
  • Community Ed
  • Summer camps
  • STEM Enrichment camps
  • Birthday parties
  • Community events
  • Girl Scouts programs and much more

Affordable Business Model

Choose from two models:

  • Low initial investment
  • Invest as you go model
  • Monthly enrollment programs
  • Quicker ROI

Business Satisfaction

  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Make a difference
  • Be part of the Future
  • Impact future generation
  • Knowledge sharing is greatest satisfaction

Endless Reasons for Franchise

  • Evolving field
  • Hands-on Learning
  • Vast Program Variety
  • Challenges and Satisfaction
  • Be Part of the Future
  • Growth Potential

STEM Education Industry on the rise
73%

of Parents
think that STEM Education is important and to be introduced at an early age.

21%

of Students
think that graduate in STEM fields. Students are increasingly choosing STEM degrees, particularly in the hard sciences such as computer science

$50

Billion
STEM Education and Learning Center industry revenue by 2023*

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Site Selection
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Financing

Initial
Training

Grand
Celebration

Ongoing Support
and Analysis

Staffing
Recommendations

Marketing Support

Dedicated
Support Team

10 Step Franchise Process
We are with you Every STEP
Step 1: Get Acquainted


Complete our online form to introduce yourself to STEM Builders and we will setup a call with you.

Step 2: Love what you do


During the call, we will answer any initial questions you might have. Its a great opportunity for us to know you and you know STEM Builders.

Step 3: RFC & FDD


Complete the RFC form and receive Franchise Disclosure Document to review.

Step 4: Pre-qualification


Complete franchising application to pre-qualify.

Step 5: Discovery Day


Visit our headquarters. Take a 1 day tour and know in depth about our programs and clarify all your business questions.

Step 6: Franchise Agreement


Sign Franchise Agreement.

Step 7: Site Selection


Identify your location, secure financing and sign lease.

Step 8: Get Trained


Attend 6 day extensive franchise training onsite at STEM Builders Training location.

Step 9: Start Marketing


Start marketing your local business and setup your location

Step 10: Grand Opening


You made it! Open your new STEM Builders franchise

New Franchise start-up costs
Choose from one of the two models
Classic Model: Building Your STEM Hub

Imagine a vibrant, dedicated space buzzing with curious minds exploring the wonders of STEM. That’s the Classic Model of a STEM Builders franchise. Here’s what you can expect:

Your own STEM haven:

  • Secure a designated physical location that becomes your STEM learning center. Decorate it to ignite imaginations and foster a love for exploration.
  • Equip your center with all the necessary tools and materials for your hands-on programs, from robotics kits to microscopes and coding stations.
  • Offer a full range of STEM programs in your center, catering to ages 6-17. Think robotics competitions, coding bootcamps, science experiments, and more.

 

Beyond your walls:

  • Partner with schools, libraries, community centers, or even after-school programs to bring your STEM magic to new audiences.
  • Develop customized programs tailored to partner locations and needs, expanding your reach and revenue streams.
  • Leverage your brick-and-mortar presence to build a strong local reputation and attract students eager to explore STEM in a dedicated space.

 

Benefits of the Classic Model:

  • Stability and brand recognition: A physical location offers a strong foundation for your business, attracting families and building community trust.
  • Multiple revenue streams: Earn income from both onsite and offsite programs, diversifying your income and maximizing your reach.
  • Full range of program offerings: Showcase the comprehensive STEM Builders curriculum and cater to a wider range of student interests.
  • Community impact: Create a central hub for STEM learning in your area, fostering collaboration and inspiring future generations.

 

Is the Classic Model for you?

  • You thrive in a hands-on environment and enjoy building a welcoming space for students.
  • You have strong business and marketing skills to attract students and maintain partnerships.
  • You’re passionate about building a community around STEM education in your local area.
Studio Model: STEM on the Go

Unleash your inner STEM ambassador with the Studio Model. This flexible option lets you bring the excitement of STEM learning directly to partner locations without the need for a dedicated center.

The freedom to roam:

  • Eliminate the upfront investment and overhead costs of a physical location.
  • Travel to schools, community events, or partner businesses to deliver your STEM programs on-site.
  • Adapt your program offerings to fit the specific needs and resources of each partner location.
  • Enjoy a lighter operational burden and greater flexibility compared to the Classic Model.

 

Benefits of the Studio Model:

  • Lower initial investment: Get started with STEM Builders at a more affordable entry point.
  • Greater mobility and reach: Expand your student base and cater to various locations without geographic limitations.
  • Lower ongoing overhead: Fewer fixed costs allow you to keep operational expenses lean.
  • Adaptability and innovation: Tailor your programs to diverse settings and create unique learning experiences.

 

Is the Studio Model for you?

  • You’re a dynamic educator who thrives in different environments and enjoys engaging with various communities.
  • You have strong networking and communication skills to build partnerships and secure program bookings.
  • You’re comfortable with a mobile setup and enjoy the flexibility of a non-traditional franchise model.
  • Ultimately, the choice between the Classic and Studio Models comes down to your personal preferences, resources, and business goals. Weigh the pros and cons of each option to find the perfect fit for your entrepreneurial spirit and passion for STEM education.
  • Remember, no matter which model you choose, you’ll be joining a thriving community of dedicated educators and entrepreneurs making a difference in the lives of future scientists, engineers, and innovators.
Investement Details for the Models
Type of Expenditure or InvestmentAmountMethod of paymentWhen dueTo whom payment is made
LowHigh
Initial Franchise Fee
(includes Training Fee)
$25,000$25,000Lump sumUpon signing agreementSTEM Builders
Office Setup
(Lease, Security deposit,
Leasehold improvements...)
$16,000$24,000As arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Affiliate, or approved vendor
Market Introduction Program
(Initial Marketing Costs)
$1,000$3,000As arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Affiliate, or approved vendor
License & Permits$300$500As arrangedAs arrangedApproved Vendors
Professional Expenses & Insurance
(Legal, Financial & Business Insurance)
$500$1000As arrangedAs arrangedApproved Vendors
Ongoing Royalty7% of gross revenues7% of gross revenuesBank PaymentMonthlySTEM Builders
Brand Fund Contribution
(Used for National Marketing)
2% of gross revenues2% of gross revenuesBank Payment
MonthlySTEM Builders
Territory
(Protected during search
& finalized upon lease signing)
Based on PopulationBased on PopulationAs arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Affiliate, or approved vendor
Training Attendance Costs
(Transportation, hotels, resturants)
$2,000$4,000As arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Hotels, airlines
& other providers
Total$46,400$74,600
Suggested Reserve Fund$25,000$30,000CashAs NeededPaid as Needed
Type of Expenditure or InvestmentAmountMethod of paymentWhen dueTo whom payment is made
LowHigh
Initial Franchise Fee
(includes Training Fee)
$25,000$25,000Lump sumUpon signing agreementSTEM Builders
Office Setup
(Lease, Security deposit,
Leasehold improvements...)
$0$0As arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Affiliate, or approved vendor
Market Introduction Program
(Initial Marketing Costs)
$1,000$2,000As arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Affiliate, or approved vendor
License & Permits$300$500As arrangedAs arrangedApproved Vendors
Professional Expenses & Insurance
(Legal, Financial & Business Insurance)
$500$1000As arrangedAs arrangedApproved Vendors
Ongoing Royalty7% of gross revenues7% of gross revenuesBank PaymentMonthlySTEM Builders
Brand Fund Contribution
(Used for National Marketing)
2% of gross revenues2% of gross revenuesBank Payment
MonthlySTEM Builders
Territory
(Protected during search
& finalized upon lease signing)
Based on PopulationBased on PopulationAs arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Affiliate, or approved vendor
Training Attendance Costs
(Transportation, hotels, resturants)
$2,000$4,000As arrangedAs arrangedSTEM Builders, Hotels, airlines
& other providers
Total$40,400$45,900
Suggested Reserve Fund$5,000$10,000CashAs NeededPaid as Needed
New Franchise start-up costs Initial training includes 3 weeks of web-based and 4 days of on-site training conducted at STEM Builders Learning Center Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.
Additional in-territory training once the new store is open.
​*Above amounts are based on a single unit in the USA. Multi-unit and extended territory discounts are available.
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