110 Small Business Ideas With Low Investment Capital

Basket Weaving

Are you looking for craft based small business ideas? If you are good at basket weaving, it is a good business idea that you can turn into a profitable venture. People buy weaved baskets for interior decoration and also as part of gift items. Basket weaving can either be categorized among online business ideas or home based ideas. You can still this startup business idea with little capital.

Call Centre

With the introduction of GMS, there are various small business ideas that attach to it. Among such small business ideas is the operation of call centres. Apart from providing telephone call services to people, you can also include the sales of recharge cards. You may be wondering why operating call centre may be a good business idea. It is not everyone that has a mobile phone yet. Some have their own mobile phone but lack credits on their phone that will allow them to make important calls. Also, when a cell phone battery is down, the next point to call is the call centre. Therefore, call centre still remains a good business idea.  This is among small business ideas one can start with small capital. If there are small business ideas that guarantee quick returns on investment, telephone call service is one of them.

Car Rental

Looking for auto mobile business ideas? Car rental business provides a good alternative for people who don’t want to own or drive their own cars. Prospective customers include individuals, families, companies and other organizations. Shuttling airport roads is a good way of getting passengers. With the trend of outsourcing, a large number of companies are actually outsourcing some of their non-core operations to other organizations that focus on the provision of such services. One good thing about car rental as a business idea is that it provides regular income to the owner.

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Career Counselling

One of the consulting business ideas you can start almost immediately, provided you have the skills, is career counselling. Career counselling is more relevant in this period when people are facing challenges of massive job losses almost every day. Your main job is to provide a guide to your clients on how they can locate a job that meets their skill sets, which will help them be productive and fulfilled at the same time. You will agree with me that a large number of working employees are now actually fulfilled. Fulfilment is not just a function of salary alone. There are other factors which can make an employee to live a fulfilled career life. If you have what it takes, career counselling is a hot business idea. With the level of unemployment, candidates require vital skills that can give them an edge over their contemporaries. You should be able to teach skills like interviewing skills, speaking and dressing etiquettes. You can start the business from home but you will need to have an office as your clients will like to meet you personally instead of discussing with you on phone. Face to face contact plays an important role when it comes to counselling. Apart from the money required to get an office space and spending on marketing materials, you don’t need large amount of money to actualize this startup business idea. This is one of the business ideas that can give you high margin. High margin with many customers will bring you huge profits.

42 thoughts on “110 Small Business Ideas With Low Investment Capital

  1. Dear all,
    I want to start a business at Madurai.
    Please suggest me what kind of business to be starting the same.

    Regards,
    M. Thangapandian

    • Hi Thangapandian,

      Thanks for visiting our website. It is difficult for me to suggest any particular business idea to you. For us to meet the needs of various people, we needed to come with this long list of small business ideas. I believe there should be one that will suits your situation.
      Thanks.

    • Hi, kindly read through the small business ideas listed and choose anyone you are comfortable with.

  2. Brilliant ideas, love your concepts but I can’t seem to wrap my head on the best concept to start off a small business with a growth potential in a campus setting in Kenya please advise if possible.

    Yours truly
    Richard Njogu

  3. I m in Gurgaon I want to satart business so suggested me which kind of business i start.i have a shop 10 square yards. plzzz suggest me.

    • I have already suggested some small business ideas in the article. Read through and see which one can suit you.

    • I will suggest you keep reading our articles and perhaps other articles from other websites. You can get an idea that appeals to you.

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  5. Sir.. i want to start a new network marketing company . Is it illegal..??.
    And another doubt is what kind of products can i sell.. Plz give an example.
    With regards.

  6. I’ve completed Bsc.computer science and im looking forward to start a business with low investment. Give me so ideas

    • I can only suggest small business ideas but you have the responsibility to decide on the ones that suit you.

  7. Good options provided, which helps viewers to understand the things around and understand their interest which can be transformed to be revenue generating idea — Keep it up …!!!

    • Thank you Jaffery. I hope you were able to locate a suitable one from the list of the small business ideas in the article

    • The amount of capital needed to start your chips business will depend on some factors such as the location of your business and the scale at which you want to start. However, some of the small business ideas covered in this post can be started with between $1,000 and $10,000

  8. hi, im sudheesh, from india, and im a finished my graduate this year. now im thinking about starting a own business with a low capital budget. i would like to perform within marketting and financial areas. give me some suggessions and ideas about my wish.

    • Hi Sudheesh,

      Starting your own business is a good decision. It is also good to note that you can identify your areas of interest. Meanwhile, I want to advise that you don’t need to wait till the time you’ve graduated before you start working on your business ideas. You can use this period to conduct both primary and secondary researches about your business ideas. This will enable to decide whether the ideas are worthwhile. School is also a good place to network and also acquire some skills which can help you in the future. Your friends and colleagues may be your first customers when you eventually start your business.

  9. Wow, I wonder how you found so many business ideas 🙂
    apart from buying and selling on ecommerce, there is one more thing called b2b web portal. Since all the services are free of cost, you can either buy, sell or trade offline via online listing information provided there on. Happy Business

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