Category Archive: Location Selection

Internet Cafe Business Plan Ultimate Tips

You can find internet cafe business plan tips for entrepreneurs who are considering starting an internet cafe shop here. Know the “how” not just the “what”!

Internet Cafe City Ordinance – Philippines

There are city ordinances being implemented to regulate the operations of internet cafes in the Philippines. Depending on the city, regulations varies. Below are just some of the major cities with their corresponding city ordinance regulating their internet cafes. As an investor, you need to consider this in your overall business plan. How will regulations …

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Putting up an Internet Cafe in the Philippines (for non-Filipinos)

Let’s get straight to the point. Foreigners or non-Filipinos can not own any percentage of a “small” retail business in the Philippines (e.g. Internet Cafe) as indicated in Section 5 of Republic Act 8762. As of this writing, the only way you can have full foreign participation is if you have a paid-up capital of …

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Internet Cafe Building Selection Tips

Once you have the capital needed, don’t rush spending it in everything that you can think of that might be needed for your internet cafe. Remember “haste makes waste”. I assume that you’ve already passed the feasibility test and already have a business plan. You should know by now all the cost that you will be incurring to put up a viable business. Based on your feasibility study you should have a pretty good idea that your leasing and furnishing/renovation of a building is one of the largest expense that you will have, especially if you are really planning to have an internet café with the café and some pastries being served 🙂

Top Three Internet Cafe Location Decision Mistakes

“Just” Personal Preference: I will put up my business in my hometown. So that everyone I know can see that I’m big time! And besides it would be easier for me to check and manage it… right? The most common mistake when identifying a location for an internet café is that it should be near …

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