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The time is right to invest in innovative education and training business opportunities.

The first such business opportunity is the MiniChess franchise that focusses on delivering the award-winning MiniChess program for young minds between 4-9 years of age. MiniChess is not a simple chess coaching program. Apart from learning the game, MiniChess is designed to use complex, creative and dynamic play, innovative mini-games, storytelling and active engagement. This develops critical-skills such as: higher-order thinking, socio-emotional skills and number/STEM skills. Former world chess-champion, Grand Master Garry Kasparov, calls MiniChess “the most scientific program in the world, linking chess with education”.

Running your own MiniChess franchise is easy, low-risk and working hours are flexible:

Starting-up: After completing the initial MiniChess program training (2 days) and receiving the start-up pack and marketing support, the franchisee starts presenting to prospective clients: parents, schools, pre-schools, clubs – anywhere where you find children between 4-9 years.

Working hours: MiniChess is a flexi-time business. The franchisee structures class times in collaboration with the client.

Working space: MiniChess classes are presented at the client’s location, eliminating overhead expenses such as office or venue rental.

Cost: The cost of the franchise is R75 000 upfront, which covers all initial training, equipment, licenced rights for a specific geographical region, marketing and admin, ongoing support, MiniChess franchisee Symposium, etc. Annual renewal is 10% of the current franchise selling price.

Brand management and ongoing support: The MiniChess Brand and IP is registered on 5 continents. After the initial 2-day training course, franchisees receive ongoing training and mentoring.

Who is the MiniChess franchise suited to?

If you want to work with children between the ages of 4-9 years you will enjoy this business. No chess pre-knowledge is required but an educational background would be useful. The opportunity is well suited to dedicated, purpose-driven people who are passionate about community impact and can communicate well.

Income projection: The MiniChess franchise business generates a repetitive monthly income over 10 months a year (February to November) over 5 income streams. Income is determined by the number of clients. Franchisees’ income is directly linked to their marketing activity and service effectivity.

Take your first step and meet with the Franchisor before starting the FASA-prescribed procedures (CPA-driven). Email:


The MindCo Franchise – another innovative opportunity

Harnessing the most powerful energy in the world, HUMAN CAPACITY, to thrive in a
fast-changing world.

Training: A new franchisee will need to complete the 5-day Trainer course and acquire the prescribed materials and equipment, as well as marketing gear.

Prospective clients are serviced at various levels:

  • MindCo for Corporate- & Team Leadership.
  • MindCo for Young Professionals.
  • MindCo Junior for Youth Leaders & Young Leadership development.

Program implementation: Short courses of 12 MindCo sessions are presented according to the client’s preferred schedule, venue and other specified needs.

Franchise cost: Franchise rights are not area specific, and cost R149 000 upfront, with a R20 000 annual licence renewal fee.

Who is suitable as MindCo Franchisee?

Purpose-driven individuals with a professional background and an inclination towards team coaching, empowerment, leadership or corporate coaching, will fit well. It is a prerequisite that the MindCo franchisee be an accomplished communicator.

Income-projection: The MindCo franchise is a high-revenue business, and income is determined by the number of clients. The franchisees’ income is directly linked to their marketing activity and service effectivity.

Take your first step and meet with the Franchisor before starting the FASA-prescribed procedures (CPA-driven). Email:






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