The iCode Difference Serious Competitive Differentiation
Proprietary STEAM-based curriculum for kids that is developed in-house and not purchased from a third-party supplier.
Exclusive After-School educational programs at local schools.
Proprietary Martial Arts style belt curriculum consisting of 54 four-week classes and 432 hours of instructional and hands-on Computer Science education.
The only franchise in the U.S. providing Computer Science education to both kids and adults.
Exclusive Summer Camps and Holiday Camps.
iCode-4-Kids, our iCode non-profit foundation that hosts local community events with proceeds donated to Computer Science educational development.
Our Mission Leading the Computer Science Education Industry
iCode strives to be the leader in the Computer Science Education industry. Our goal is to provide proprietary STEAM-based education to kids and certified courses to adults at state-of-the-art contemporary campuses that offer an enjoyable and rewarding experience. We are committed to providing an exceptional outcome for our students and continually exploring new opportunities to improve convenience and expand educational offerings.
The iCode business model is further differentiated from the competition by offering the highest number of revenue generation courses and camps available to kids, teens, adults and working professionals in the industry. The programs provide an opportunity to ramp up your business quicker and reach higher average unit volumes as your business grows.
What does it cost to build and open an iCode Franchise?
These costs will vary based upon location size, geography and other factors. Detailed costs are outlined in the company’s FDD with minimum required investments starting in the low $200,000 range, not including the Franchise Fee or Working Capital.
What costs are included in the total investment?
Franchise Fee, Construction, IT, Computer Equipment, Signage, Furnishings, Course Inventory, Office/Classroom Supplies, and Working Capital.
What is the franchising royalty fee?
8% of Gross Sales.
Is there an advertising fee?
Franchisees contribute 2% of their gross sales to support iCode’s local marketing initiatives.
How much can I earn?
Your earnings potential will be affected by several factors. As with any business venture there is no guarantee of your success or profitability. However, we make available to you our proven iCode operating system, use of our name and trademarks as approved by the company and a variety of resources. iCode’s multiple revenue streams offer you a tremendous opportunity to build upon your success. We also have a very strong leadership team and management team who are available to guide, coach and support you every day. We are committed to the ongoing success of our franchisees.
Does iCode offer direct financing?
No, but iCode does have strong relationships with several lenders specializing in SBA Loans, Franchise-specific Funding, and 401K Rollovers.
Is iCode Approved by the SBA?
Will my location have a Protected Territory?
Our Franchise Agreement provides a protected territory based upon the location of your iCode.
Do I purchase inventory from iCode?
No. All inventory, furnishings and supplies are purchased directly by the franchisee from a vendor of choice. However, iCode does have all of these assembled in easy to order packages to simplify ordering when opening a new location.
Do I purchase computers and equipment from iCode?
No, but iCode does have a vendor of record that provides a Standard IT Package to you.
Do I receive training from iCode?
Yes. We have a great training program for new Franchises. The training consists of pre-opening and post-opening support and covers all operations, financial, curriculum, human resources and marketing areas of the business.
Can I sell my iCode school?
Yes. Like any other business, you can sell your iCode to a buyer approved by the company. There is a transfer fee for administrative, legal and training expenses that affect the transfer, and the company has the right to match any offer you receive. iCode reserves the right to approve all sales.
What is the term of the franchise agreement?
Our current policy provides an initial ten-year agreement to franchisees that are in good standing with the company.
I would like to study your Franchise Agreement. Will you send me one?
Our franchise agreement is a valued document which we do not indiscriminately distribute. However, once you have completed the iCode Request for Consideration form, are prequalified and have completed a discussion with a member of our franchising team, we will be happy to provide you with a copy of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) that includes an example of our franchise agreement. The FDD will help you in deciding whether to pursue the iCode Franchise opportunity.
What net worth do I need to open an iCode franchise?
While circumstances vary, typically a minimum net worth of $100,000-$200,000 is required.
How do I take the next step?
Complete the GET ACQUAINTED form located on this website and we will begin the process leading to opening your iCode School. APPLY NOW!
If you need assistance with your new business loan, iCode is happy to provide you with contact information for the following lenders.
Transitioning from military service to civilian life can create a difficult challenge. At iCode, we support our Veteran’s and their families and express our appreciation for their service and sacrifices by providing a 25% discount on our Franchise Fee, saving them $8,750.
Who is the Ideal Franchisee?
It is not necessary to have a background in education or computer science to build a successful franchise business with iCode. While those experiences are certainly an added bonus, they are not required. When assessing an individual for franchising, we focus heavily on key experiences and characteristics.
Passionate about iCode and the company’s vision.
Diverse business management experience including marketing, finance and business planning.
Embraces learning and is highly motivated to continually learn and adopt new practices.
A people-person who is a good listener and an exceptional communicator.
A dynamic individual with a winning attitude and passion for success.
Eager and able to build solid business relationships and partnerships.
Excellent administrative, project management and time management abilities.
Flexible, adaptable, creative and able to develop successful solutions to business challenges.
Enjoys working with both kids and adults.
If this sounds like you and the idea of investing in business ownership in one of the TOP GROWTH INDUSTRIES in the country with a franchise concept and business model that is clearly elevated above all others, please reach out to us. We look forward to connecting with you.