Deals

Cyber cafe management startup OneRoof lands $3.4M

OneRoof, a startup that helps businesses provide Internet to their customers, today secured a first round of funding for $3.4 million according to a press release in Private Equity Hub.

The new funding came from unidentified angel investors will be used to continue marketing its cyber cafe software globally.

OneRoof develops software that lets customers set up an Internet connection and management system anywhere in the world. Currently, the software can be found in over 175 countries. Most recently, OneRoof launched its new CyberCafePro 6.0 version. The new software now hosts several banner ads which makes it free to users.

The company claims its cyber cafe network reaches over 100 million people and with a free new software the chances of it growing are probably pretty good. The software isn’t just for cyber cafes either, additional locations according to the company may include browsing centers, LAN houses, telecentres, libraries and school computer labs.

Earlier this year, OneRoof acquired CyberCafePro from Global Gaming Factory X AB of Stockholm in a $1.1 million deal according to the CyberCafePro blog. OneRoof has since rolled that software into its own set of Web-based features, including management tools and reporting.

The San Francisco company, founded in 2005, originally aimed to help provide Internet access in developing countries. The company now supports more than 1 million cyber cafes globally.  

Competitors include Handy Cafe and Antamedia.