Bounce House Franchise Comparison Chart
After a quick search you find out there are four main franchises in the US: Pump It Up, Bounce U, Monkey Joe’s and Jump Zone.
Everything looks great until you see the numbers required for the startup, right? Most people I have spoken with referred to these figures as “ridiculous!” In all fairness, all franchises have their advantages – you pay for the brand name recognition and support.
You’ll find all the research, all documents including a full business plan template, and all the forms including waivers of liability, injury report forms, and everything else to open and manage your own jump center. Get started here.
Below you’ll find a comparison chart of the top 4 indoor inflatable jump center franchises.
Indoor Bounce House Franchises
Franchise Startup Cost
|Total Investment||$304,550 – $703,900||$126,700 – $624,900||$428,425 – $755,575||$250,000+|
|Ongoing Royalty Fee||6%||6%||5%||$1,200*|
|Ongoing Marketing Fee||2%||$0|
|Term of Agreement||10 yrs, renewable||10 yrs, renewable||10 yrs, renewable||10 yrs, renewable|
|Net Worth||$500,000||$450,000||$500,000||not listed|
|Liquid Cash||$100,000||$75,000||$150,000||not listed|
Support & Training
|At Headquaters||3 days||4 days||7 days||not listed|
|At your location||2 – 4 days||2 days||7 days||not listed|
* The ongoing royalty fee for the Jump Zone franchise goes up $30 per year every year up to $1470 per month in the final tenth year.
In 2008, Bounce U franchise was acquired by its number one competitor at the time Pump It Up, making it the largest multi-brand franchiser for indoor inflatable playgrounds.
Money Joe’s information has been updated on 9/9/2016.