Up From #280 to #173 on Entrepreneur Franchise 500® 2021 Rankings
Morrisville, NC USA 5/27/2021
“We know that 2020 was a challenging year for everyone, but it was also a year of unusual opportunity. Franchises like yours were able to be nimble and innovative, serving the needs of franchisees and customers in ways that will resonate for many years to come. We believe that, when we eventually look back on this time, we’ll see it as a moment when many brands defined themselves for the future.” – Jason Feifer, Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur magazine.
Entrepreneur Franchise 500 has existed for over four decades and has become a dominant measuring tool for franchisees throughout the U.S. Entrepreneur Magazine evaluate factors such as brand strength, costs and scalability of a franchise to determine a position of the ranking. The franchises are given a cumulative score based on a 150 point analysis. The 500 franchises with the greatest score make the list.
“This year’s ranking was one of our most competitive ever, with more than 1,100 companies vying for a spot. We’re thrilled to celebrate so many grant brands,” says Jason.
STEM For Kids is continuing to make a mark as the trailblazer of educational enrichment. After being ranked #280 in 2020, STEM For Kids has moved up to rank #173 this year.
Moni Singh, the Founder and CEO of STEM For Kids says, “Our employees, our franchisees and independent operators are creating quadruple-wins all around the world: shortening entrepreneurs’ learning curve and startup-time, training educators to deliver innovative classes in science and engineering, inspiring children about the wonderful world of engineering and technology, and igniting community-wide engagement in support of STEM initiatives. I get super excited with these consistent wins generated by our network day-in day-out. Entrepreneur’s ranking is an icing on the cake! Thanks to the Entrepreneur’s team that pored through 1000s of applications to provide a vetted list to make it easier for people finding their new business.”
STEM For Kids has grown so much since its inception over a decade ago.
Today, STEM For Kids programs are running successfully in 5 countries, enlightening children of 122 territories with an expanded curriculum line-up that now covers more than 45 different courses encompassing several engineering topics such as mechanical, aerospace, civil, environmental, and sustainability, and unique innovation topics like Artificial Intelligence, computer programming with Python, Game Making, robotics, Internet of Things courses, bio-medicine, entrepreneurship, and financial savviness courses.
Parents are seeing positive outcomes in their child’s learning, critical thinking and other skills. They are confident in how STEM For Kids is engaging the kids in exploring science and engineering jobs and challenges of tomorrow.
Schools, Principals, Superintendents, STEM Coordinators, Teachers and After-School Coordinators can bring the innovative programs to their schools as camps, in-school field trips, classes and after-school / before-school programs. Request on-site programs or curriculum training / professional development at https://www.stemforkids.net/inschools.