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Meetpoint Internet Café And Business Solutions

  1. 1. Meetpoint Internet Café and Business Solutions A new way of communicating in Philippines
  2. 2. Summary •Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions, soon to be located in Bulacan Province, San Jose Del Monte area, will offer the community easy and affordable access to the Internet. •Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will provide full access to email, WWW, FTP, Usenet and other Internet applications. •Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will also provide customers with a unique and innovative environment for enjoying great coffee, specialty beverages, and grilled foods
  3. 3. Summary •Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will appeal to individuals of all ages and backgrounds. The instructional Internet classes, and the helpful staff that Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions provides, will appeal to the audience that does not associate themselves with the computer age. This educational aspect will attract younger and elderly members of the community who are rapidly gaining interest in the unique resources that online communications have to offer. The downtown location will provide business people with convenient access to their morning coffee and online needs.
  4. 4. Philippines Bulacan Area
  5. 5. Bulacan
  6. 6. Summary 28% of Filipinos in National Urban Philippines have accessed the Internet in the past month. 5% access the Internet everyday. Filipino internet users are likely to be below 29 years old, single and are better educated. Internet use is not restricted just to the big cities like Metro Manila. Other cities are experiencing internet growth. For example, 35% of Filipinos in Cagayan de Oro have accessed the internet in the past month. Filipino Internet users are more likely to be opinion leaders and early adopters compared to traditional media consumers. They are likely to be individualistic, trend conscious, willing to pay for quality products and are tech-enthusiasts. Internet usage is particularly higher amongst the younger segments. 50% of those below 20 years old have accessed the internet in the past month
  7. 7. Summary Internet Cafes are an important internet access point. 78% have accessed the internet from internet cafes in the past 3 months. 57% of all internet time are spent in internet cafes. Internet cafes are also a dominant access point for user from the lower socio- economic class. Email, Instant messaging and Search are the most common online activities for Filipino internet users. Yahoo! is the dominant web-based email, instant messaging and search service in the Philippines. Social networking is a key online activity. 51% claimed to have visited a social networking site in the past month. 1 in 3 Filipino internet users have a blog. Friendster is the leading social network in the Philippines.
  8. 8. The challenge The potential in setting up an Internet cafe business in the Philippines is huge. Access is low at only 9%. This means that only 7.8 million of the 87 million Filipinos have internet access. The other 91% or 79.2 million is a big market!
  9. 9. Development Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions first strategy focuses on attracting novice Internet users. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions plans on attracting these customers by: Providing a novice friendly environment. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will be staffed by knowledgeable employees focused on serving the customer's needs. A customer service desk will always be staffed. If a customer has any type of question or concern, a Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions employee will always be available to assist. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will offer introductory classes on the Internet and email. These classes will be designed to help novice users familiarize themselves with these key tools and our computer systems.  
  10. 10. Development Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions second strategy will be focused on attracting power Internet users. Power Internet users provide an important function at Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions plans on attracting this type of customer by: Providing the latest in computing technology. Providing scanning and printing services. Providing access to powerful software applications.
  11. 11. Development Environment Meetpoint Internet Cafe & Business Solutions, unlike a typical cafe, will provide a unique forum for communication and entertainment through the medium of the Internet. Meetpoint is the answer to an increasing demand. The public wants: access to the methods of communication and volumes of information now available on the Internet, and access at a cost they can afford and in such a way that they aren't socially, economically, or politically isolated. Meetpoints goal is to provide the community with a social, educational, entertaining, atmosphere for worldwide communication. to establish a well known brand in the Internet Cafe business in Philippines several (grilled) food and beverages as customers have to feel home at Meetpoint Internet Cafe & Business Solutions so it becomes a real Meetpoint.
  12. 12. Keys to success The keys to the success for Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions are: The creation of a unique, innovative, upscale atmosphere that will differentiate Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions from other local coffee shops and future Internet cafes. The establishment of Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions as a community hub for socialization and entertainment. The creation of an environment that won't intimidate the novice user. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will position itself as an educational resource for individuals wishing to learn about the benefits the Internet has to offer. Great coffee, food and beverages.
  13. 13. Strengths •Knowledgeable and friendly staff. We've gone to great lengths at Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions to find people with a passion for teaching and sharing their Internet experiences. Our staff is both knowledgeable and eager to please. •State-of-the art equipment. Part of the Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions experience includes access to state-of-the-art computer equipment. Our customers enjoy beautiful flat-screen displays, fast machines, and high-quality printers. •Up-scale ambiance. When you walk into Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions, you'll feel the technology. High backed mahogany booths with flat-screen monitors inset into the walls provide a cozy hideaway for meetings and small friendly gatherings. Large round tables with displays viewable from above provide a forum for larger gatherings and friendly "how-to" classes on the Internet. Aluminum track lighting and art from local artists sets the mood. Last, but not least, quality cappuccino machines and a glass food display case provide enticing refreshments. •Clear vision of the market need. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions knows what it takes to build an upscale cyber cafe. We know the customers, we know the technology, and we know how to build the service that will bring the two together.
  14. 14. Weaknesses •A dependence on quickly changing technology. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions is a place for people to experience the technology of the Internet. The technology that is the Internet changes rapidly. Product lifecycles are measured in weeks, not months. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions needs to keep up with the technology because a lot of the Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions experience is technology. •Cost factor associated with keeping state-of-the-art hardware. Keeping up with the technology of the Internet is an expensive undertaking. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions needs to balance technology needs with the other needs of the business. One aspect of the business can't be sacrificed for the other.
  15. 15. Opportunities & Threats •Growing population of daily Internet users. The importance of the Internet almost equals that of the telephone. As the population of daily Internet users increases, so will the need for the services Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions offers. •Social bonds fostered by the new Internet communities. The Internet is bringing people from across the world together unlike any other communication medium. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will capitalize on this social trend by providing a place for smaller and local Internet communities to meet in person. Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions will grow some of these communities on its own by establishing chat areas and community programs. These programs will be designed to build customer loyalty. Threats •Emerging local competitors. Currently, Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions is enjoying a first-mover advantage in the local cyber-cafe market. However, additional competitors are on the horizon, and we need to be prepared for their entry into the market. Many of our programs will be designed to build customer loyalty, and it is our hope that our quality service and up-scale ambiance won't be easily duplicated.
  16. 16. Conclusion This presentation is prepared to obtain financing in the amount of $50,000. The supplemental financing is required to begin work on site preparation and modifications, equipment purchases, and to cover expenses in the first year of operations. Meetpoint Internet Cafe & Business Solutions will be incorporated as an Philippines Corporation and will be in partnership with a Philippine Citizen as this will give 100% ownership. This will shield the owner Leon Habets, and the outside investor, from issues of personal liability and double taxation. The investors will be treated as shareholder and will be placed in an Offshore entity to assure that no taxes and liabilities have to be paid. The financing, in addition to the capital contributions from the owner, shareholder, will allow Meetpoint Internet Cafe & Business Solutions to successfully open and maintain operations through year one. The capital investment will allow Meetpoint Internet Cafe & Business Solutions to provide its customers with a full featured Internet cafe, a place to meet up with people and to provide business solutions as well. A unique, upscale, and innovative environment is required to provide the customers with an atmosphere that will spawn socialization. Successful operation in year one will provide Meetpoint Internet Cafe & Business Solutions with a customer base that will allow it to be self sufficient in year two. The setup will be used as entrance for a franchising concept for Meetpoint Internet Cafes all over Philippines.
  17. 17. Requirements
  18. 18. Additional Information Company Ownership • Meetpoint Internet Cafe is a privately held Philippines Corporation. Leon Habets, the founder of Meetpoint Internet, is the majority owner. The investor will hold minority stock position as private investor or is offered a full partnership upon a 50% bases. Financial Plan • Sales: Meetpoint Internet Cafe & Business Solutions is basing their projected food and beverage sales on the financial snapshot information provided to them by the Philippines Marketing and Consumers Association. Internet sales were estimated by calculating the total number of hours each terminal will be active each day and then generating a conservative estimate as to how many hours will be purchased by consumers.
  19. 19. Summary • Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions start-up costs will cover coffee making equipment, café –restaurant equipment, site renovation and modification, capital to cover losses in the first year, and the communications equipment necessary to get its customers online. • The communications equipment necessary to provide Meetpoint Internet Cafe and Business Solutions's customers with a high-speed connection to the Internet and the services it has to offer make up a large portion of the start-up costs. These costs will include the computer terminals and all costs associated with their set-up. Costs will also be designated for the purchase of two laser printers and a scanner. • In addition, costs will be allocated for the purchase of coffee making equipment. One espresso machine, an automatic coffee grinder, and minor additional equipment will be purchased from local Busineses.
  20. 20. For additional information and business plan, please contact the exclusive advisor: L.E.S. Hof or info@globalcorporateservices.biz

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