The CodeFu franchise is an afterschool program that teaches children the fundamentals of coding while also focusing on their social and emotional development. The franchise was established by Ryan Hui in 2015 in San Francisco, Bay Area. It was created using a combination of teachers and Silicon Valley integrating coding into everything from science to physical education. Since it began franchising in 2018, it has grown to several locations across the U.S. The brand also understands that in today's world, children need a combination of on-screen and in-person instruction to achieve their full potential. Franchise owners can expect great support and training and an affordable way to get into business.  

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CodeFu Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


With all of the interests and activities that a child can choose from, investing in a child-related educational program is a great business opportunity. If you are looking to invest in a child-related coding program, look no further than the CodeFu franchise. The brand was established in 2015 in the San Francisco, Bay Area, by Ryan Hui. The program was created using a unique combination of Silicon Valley and teaching integrating coding into a variety of subjects from physical education to science. The brand began franchising in 2018. Since that time,  it has expanded to almost a dozen locations across the country. This is an attractive franchise opportunity for prospective franchise owners because it is affordable and can be operated from home. This will over you great schedule flexibly, which can help you achieve the work-life balance you have been striving for. As a franchise owner, you can expect low startup costs, low overhead, and no long-term lease agreements. 
The brand also has a high retention rate because may parents will sign their child up to see if they like coding. As a franchise owner, you should also be passionate about bringing this education to children from underserved communities. Addiotnally, these children will learn about social skills that will help them succeed later on in life. The franchise prides itself on its difficult interview process as it believes in quality franchisees over quantity. The brand is also involved in community events and birthday parties with its "Pop Up Dojos" that will make any celebration fun. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Oakland, California 
Founded: 2015 
First Franchise: 2018
International: No 
Canada: No
Mobile Unit: Yes
B2B: No 
Exclusive Territory: Yes


Support and Training Offered By CodeFu

In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect a comprehensive training program that will provide them will all of the information needed to run the business properly. The training program is broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction. The franchise also provides you with in-house financing options. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a CodeFu Franchise.

What does a CodeFu Franchise Cost?

CodeFu franchise fees for 2024:

Veterans Incentive: Yes
In-House Financing Options: Yes
Initial Investment: $21,700 - $24,550
Royalty Fee: 10%
Initial Franchise Fee: $20,000

Is CodeFu a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. CodeFu is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is CodeFu a Home Based franchise?

Yes. CodeFu is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do CodeFu Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much CodeFu franchisees make. CodeFu offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does CodeFu Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. CodeFu franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is CodeFu Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. CodeFu franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is CodeFu Looking for International franchisees?

No. CodeFu franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see CodeFu's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Child Related, Education, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

Less than $25,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


CodeFu Franchises for Sale

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