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Franchise of the Month: Nerds To Go

Franchise of the Month: Nerds To Go

In 2003 founder David J Colella, recognized the tremendous need for computer service for residential computer users and small businesses. Back then, the average American household had a single computer and cell phones were rare, today 90% of American households have more than four (4) devices online.

After having a tremendous amount of success in a short period of time and quickly getting national exposure, this company founded in a dining room is launching into to a national franchise organization.

Over the years NerdsToGo has carefully refined their model, honing their systems, processes, tools and controls so that the model can be replicated across the country as a franchise.

NerdsToGo is brought to you by Dennis Mulgannon – the franchise development team behind among other brands: Junk King, The Flying Locksmith and HomeCare Assistance.

NerdsToGo is striving to become the nation’s leader in computer technology service by bringing on franchisees who can carry on the same values that got them to where they are today.

Nerds To Go

This market is huge with over 200MM annual residential service calls and 92MM in annual service calls to small businesses.

The industry is highly fragmented with a bunch of mom and pops and giants like Best Buy with unpredictable quality.  The reputation of the national chains is not good and getting worse.

The business features a low employee count, is mobile and offers multiple revenue lines including: Onsite service and sales for small businesses, upgrades of both hardware and software, service and management contracts, warranty services, in-home services for residential computers and smart home integration and configuration – as well as home entertainment systems.  NerdsToGo can even fix your iPhone, tablet and Android devices at your house or office.

The Skinny

The ideal franchisee is a savvy executive owner/ business person with business management skills.  Someone who knows their way around financial statements and has an entrepreneurial spirit willing to pioneer in this new brand.  This is a mobile business that has a relatively low cost of launch ($122, 450 – $276, 000) and is highly scalable.

This business offers great branding, world class training and support and proven marketing systems – as well as a national call center.  They also have preferred vendor programs in place and are starting to develop national accounts.

The brand has just launched in 2017 and have already placed 16 individual owners, including 8 open units.  From Massachusetts to Indianapolis to Dallas and Portland, NerdsToGo is quickly becoming a National brand.


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