Franchising at Ctrl V

Ctrl V is actively looking for franchisees in a variety of markets while focusing on Canada and the United States. We are seeking qualified individuals with business experience & acumen and an avid interest in emerging and advancing technology. Franchising provides the franchisee with an opportunity to become an entrepreneur and a business owner without having to navigate the trials and tribulations of starting an initiative from scratch. We’ve made all of the mistakes for you so that you can simply get up and running and start building a future of security and excitement.

Ctrl V was North America’s first virtual reality arcade and is currently the largest virtual reality arcade chain in the world. Ctrl V is an international brand with partnerships that span every required component of the franchise infrastructure to ensure a business model that breeds longevity and creates a runway for growth.

Ctrl V - Virtual Reality Arcade

Why Franchise with Ctrl V?

  • Enjoy where you work

    Virtual reality is as much fun for the observers as it is for users. Ctrl V arcades are family- friendly environments which foster enjoyment for everyone.

  • Opportunity for growth

    Being a Ctrl V franchisee provides you the opportunity to expand your business with virtually unlimited facility opportunities available across Canada and the US.

  • Use a tested model

    Ctrl V corporate offices run a flagship store where all recommendations are stress tested and ensured to be viable options for each of our franchisees. In essence, we “eat our own cooking.”

  • Be a technology pioneer

    Virtual reality is a technology that has been around for decades but is only now ready to be presented to the world as a viable avenue for commercial use. Become a pivotal component in bringing VR to the masses.

  • Use developed relationships

    As a Ctrl V franchisee, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the partnerships and relationships that we’ve already established, so you can focus on building a great business.

  • Outstanding support system

    With our own marketing and service staff, and a team of qualified software developers, Ctrl V franchisees experience a level of support that is unparalleled in the industry and makes your job much easier.

Canadian Franchise Association Member
International Franchise Association Member

CFA & IFA Members

Ctrl V is a proud member of both The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) and The Internation Franchise Association (IFA), which are dedicated to encouraging and promoting excellence in franchising. As members of these associations, Ctrl V agrees to abide by each association’s Code of Ethics in its general course of conduct and in carrying out its general policies, standards and practices. Ctrl V will also further both association’s goals in encouraging and promoting ethical franchising.

Am I Qualified?

Ctrl V franchisees possess an entrepreneurial spirit and are committed to building a successful business. We seek out franchisees that are entrepreneurs and business people first and foremost. Owner/operators are the types of franchisees we want to work with – technological literacy comes second. If you enjoy working with people, learning new skills, and are ready for an exciting new challenge in an industry that is growing fast and is part of one of the most compelling advancements to humanity, we may be right for you.

Your Investment

At Ctrl V, we have an easy-to-run operation, built on technological efficiency, and incredible fun. Our start-up costs are a fraction of those offered by our competition. Joining the Ctrl V team gives you the great opportunity to own your own business with a low investment, national and regional advertising, a great training program, ongoing learning for our owners and their staff, development assistance, design support, lease negotiations, construction guidance and much, much more.

The Order of Events:

1: Fill out an application

Reach out to us using the form on this page and fill out our franchise application that we send to you so that we can learn a little bit about you, your past, your ability to franchise (financially and otherwise).

2: Let’s Meet

Come visit our flagship location in Waterloo to see how the operation runs, meet the team, and allow us to have a more in-depth chat about your franchising opportunity.

3: Start the Ball Rolling

We start talking about the franchise disclosure documents and other requirements for opening up. Once everything is reviewed, signed, and paid for, we can start looking for a location, purchasing equipment, and planning a rollout.

Ctrl V - Virtual Reality Arcade

Next Steps

Please fill out the below contact form and someone from our franchising team will reach out to your promptly with some information about the costs required to startup a Ctrl V franchise as well as a preliminary screening application for you to fill out and submit.

This website and the franchise sales information on this site do not constitute an offer to sell a franchise.  The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a franchise disclosure document.  Certain states/provinces/countries require that we register the franchise disclosure document in those states/provinces/countries.  The communications on this website are not directed by us to the residents of any of those states/provinces/countries.  Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states/provinces/countries until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the franchise disclosure document to the prospective franchisee in compliance with applicable law.