This is the story of Daniel, an intrepid geologist that decided to change the Australian rocks for coffee cups in the town of Hebden Bridge, in England. He spent his school and university years taking different coffee jobs, but Square One Coffee Company represents his first real business experience as an owner. They’ve just started in June, but surely they know how to steer their business towards success.
I could experience by first hand Daniel’s hospitality through our small chat on Facebo
Why do friends from the UK and US, get together in Romania?
Three friends, Daniel, Sam, and Jason, came together and started what is known as “Podstel”. It is a hostel or pod, for young people from all over the world to gather and share ideas. Daniel says he was first inspired while on a one-way trip to Australia, and staying at the hostels. He describes it as 'mind-blowing', to have seen so many diverse cultures and types of people gathered together in one place. In total, the three guys e
An IT worker and an engineer revert to a new life starting from nothing using Loyverse pizza POS to create what has become well known, even among Italians, as the best Pizza shop in Palestine.
Adham and Basil, who previously had little to do with the food industry, took the opportunity to open their own pizzería, Il Forno embarking on what would become their new passion.
Their story is one of committed friends following innate entrepreneurial instincts and natural taste buds to conque
We recently carried out an email interview with Dan Debenham, manager of ‘The Page’, a Creative coffee and cocktail bar in West Yorkshire, UK. His in-depth vision and community action plan will leave you with the thoughts “How far can I really take my business?” AND “What are the limits to what I can offer to my customer base?”.
Hi Dan, please introduce your shop
The business name is The Page. We’re a licensed Media lounge and community commons/creative space. In a nutshell we’re a cof
Chanrath Chheang went for it! He quit his office job to follow his dream of becoming an independent rice farmer. It wasn’t easy, but he’s overcoming entrepreneurial challenges step by step. Check out his story here!
We run a food stall selling a spicy skewered beef delicacy called Suya. Suya is a hugely popular Nigerian street food and it is also widely eaten in several other West African countries like Ghana and Republic of Niger. We observed that the majority of people shy away from buying Suya for reasons mainly related to hygiene.
The majority of Suya vendors are located in dirty environments and are prepared under unhygienic conditions. This has been the norm for several years. We thought that if we
We opened our small family business back in 2011 and we have managed to stay competitive and open, amidst the financial crisis that hit Europe. Kimolia Art Cafe was created through various contributions made by all the members in our family.
It’s that same culture of hand-made and home-made, that keeps Kimolia going after all of these years. Each family member contributes in their own way and therefore, almost 70-80% of the cafe is an outcome of personal labour.
Having an IT backgrou
New Orleans Cheesesteak House was born from the idea that we had to offer a different product and at a fair price. Initially we had some problems while finding good suppliers for our products, but gradually we learned, and today we can offer what we had imagined from the beginning.
Could you describe a bit about your local community?
In Colombia, there are many types of customers. Some of them seek quality beyond what it costs, while others prefer cheaper things even if they must sacrifice
I have a Korean restaurant business in northern Thailand. My parents started a korean restaurant named “Sura Korean Fusion, in Chiang rai, Thailand four years ago, and I joined them just this past year. As soon as I came here, I opened my parents’ first branch, MFU sura, in front of the university, “Mae Fah Luang”. Could you describe a bit about your local community?
Thailand is famous for tourism. Chiang rai is a popular city, especially in the winter season. Chiang rai is small city, but
Ever since I had been a university student, I have had a passion in coffee business. After graduation, I had worked in the telecoms industry for years. I also loved drinking coffee. When I grew older, I decided to open my own coffee shop. I started looking for a fresh pure bean organic coffee on the internet and discovered the Cu Bao coffee brand which caught my interest. I decided to use this brand for my shop. Could you describe a bit about your local community?
My coffeeshop is locating i
Originally I moved from London to Budapest and had planned to start my own coffee shop. I started just a few months ago so my business (Sly’s Coffee & Bar) is still just small, we do breakfast and brunch during the day but in the evenings we are more like a bar, since it is located in the party area of Budapest, Hungary. It follows a 2 in 1 concept.
I had used POS systems before and knew the benefits of having one, so I have been searching for a good one for a while now. Luckily I came ac
Costa Rica(Kostariko) is a beautiful and peaceful country. It has no army and is rated one of the happiest places in the world. The Coffee tradition here is strong and we are proud of the quality of our products. Before this I will give some background information on the area.
We have some important local industries and an increasing amount of transnational companies that want to take advantage of our natural resources. Nevertheless the most rapid growth can be seen in small and medium enterp
My name is Marcella Jeremiah and I am the owner of Reneescentsationz. After 15 years in the Sales and Marketing field, I decided it was time to start my own business in the area of Scented Candles. Candle making is not just a passion but being able to produce a product that people love and appreciate is an awesome feeling. Could you describe to us a bit about your local community?
My shop is located in the center of the capital City St. George’s in the tropical isle of Grenada. Our country i
It all started originally as a dream but for us it was also a necessity. I am a student in my 8th semester of studying chemistry and my girlfriend has been starting her internship in clinical nutrition. We really needed an income, but the part time jobs were paid badly and we didn’t have the time they needed. So we decided to run our own business.
Here in Mexico it is pretty common to find this “Puestos” where they sell “elotes” (Corn) and “esquites” (grains of corn cooked with pepper , onio
I started this business a year ago with a small budget of less than $200. Before I had the courage to start my own business, I was an employee in many different restaurants, in particular one Japanese restaurant. Through such experiences I gained the necessary understanding in order to manage a restaurant and thus I decided to make my own business.
I started my business with deliveries since I didn’t have a place to set up a shop and gradually I built up enough capital to rent a place. Could
My name is Sheetal Purandare and I opened up a Unisex Salon “Perfect Looks” (www.facebook.com/PerfectLooksGandhinagar) just a month and half ago in Gandhinagar, India. I stumbled into this as my background is actually in Human Resources and Management. I was lucky to partner-up with an expert and someone who is well-known in local community.
Could you describe a bit about your local community?
My business is located in a newly developed area which is in the centre of Information Technolo
I have 3 special needs sons, during their therapy sessions we noticed that they were much at ease while playing board games and so we used them in our every day life, to help them.
When my eldest son finished school, he was unable to find a job because of his autism. That’s when I decided to open Boards & Brews. So we can teach young adults with autism spectrum disorder job skills and help put them in permanent employment in the community. The board game aspect of it is to help everyone c
Our business is a food truck serving coffee to our local area. Originally our idea came about from the food truck trend that started in Brazil over two years ago, so, in using our love of coffee as well as wanting to go into a new field of work, our business started. How did you find Loyverse POS and why would you recommend Loyverse POS to other retailers like you?
Conveniently, we found Loyverse on the app store, where we were looking for a simple solution to our cashier system problem. We
BBQ Juan Grill is the brainchild of the husband and wife tandem of Mike and Rose Basilio. Mike has worked for various Export Companies specializing in International Trade. While Rose is a Licensed Interior Designer by profession who has worked for various companies in the Philippines and abroad. Their shared love and passion for food, travel and the entrepreneurial spirit led them to establish a small business which not only satisfies their inner desire to create and provide value and convenienc
It was started from my parents who, nearing retirement had money savings they could invest. They desired a business that could be their bustle after retirement and were thinking of small restaurant in a countryside. This idea manifested into the Ozhi Cafe, located in Mojosari, a small Regency in East Java, Indonesia. Could you describe to us a bit about your local community?
Mojosari is a one of Indonesia’s smaller Regencies with a community of growing small-merchant, factory, farmers, and s
Well, after working around the world in tourism for 25 years I ended up in Northern Ireland as a manager of a B&B. I had heard about the Finn McCools hostel, which the owner was selling as he had no more time to run and manage it. My girlfriend Jacey and I took the opportunity and bought it with the intention of expanding it further.
How did you find Loyverse POS and why would you recommend Loyverse POS to other retailers like you?
We were looking for a POS system and Jacey had done a
I am a Food engineer and had been working for 5 years in the industry. At least here in Mexico, this kind of job demands lots of time and it’s not really well paid, so I wanted to start something on my own to be my own boss. My wife and I thought about many different possibilities but didn’t have enough money to do so. We had to get money from the bank and my father helped us with a good amount too.
So in the end we bought a coffee shop that was already running, but had been closed due to per
Bon Sushi is a family owned Sushi shops based in Pt Chevalier and Greenlane in Auckland. We make fresh sushi, and many more delicious Japanese dishes.
Popular dishes we have are Teriyaki Chicken Donburi, Tempura Udon, Lunch Bento, and Sushi Rolls. We pride ourselves on delivering the best Sushi to our customers everyday! Could you describe to us a bit about your local community?
We are located near by a busy Motorway, Auckland, New Zealand. Our customer base are mix of local residents a
Our Turnaround Cafe started with a need to provide real work training and experience for at risk youth involved in the Wayne County criminal justice system. The need was to help them have something on their resume that proved the youth have dedication, drive, communication and customer service skills.
Beginning with a few weeks of team building , leadership, and job readiness, we opened a coffee cart business that has grown quickly into a retail space. The young people have been involved sinc