110 Small Business Ideas With Low Investment Capital

Business Centre Operation

Many small business opportunities usually abound in any environment where we have clusters of small businesses, young graduates or under-graduates. One of the small business ideas that can thrive in such areas is business centre operation. Services you can render include typing, spiral biding, printing and photocopying. Students will require your service for the typing of their theses and projects.

They will like to make photocopies of their credentials during registration process. As schools commence their sessions, students will start making photocopies of notes and handouts. Business supports services is one of the best business to start in a campus environment. That is not to say that business supports business can only be operated in the campus. There are graduates outside there who are looking for a place where they can type and print their resume. You also have small businesses that may not want to tie down their working capital on the acquisition of machines and equipment. The market is actually huge but you need a good location. Apart from the cost of rent, you need funds for the acquisition of your initial equipment such as photocopy machine, computer, printer, spiral binding machine with other furniture and fittings. Nevertheless, business centre operation is among the list of business ideas you can start with little capital especially if you already have some of the required equipment. If you are looking for a side business to supplement your regular income, business support service is a good business idea. You can hire a trusted person to help you run the business during your regular working hours.

Business Plan Writing

A lot of people have genuine small business ideas but don’t know how to document it in a logical way in form of business plan. In the same vein, as critical as having a good business plan is to the success of any business, greater per cent of small businesses don’t have any for their business. A lot of of people are just obsessed with their new business ideas. The next thing is that they start a business without adequate planning. It does not matter whether you can generate the best business ideas in the world, Without planning, such business ideas will definitely fail. We know that entrepreneurs can hardly finance their start up ideas without having a business plan in place. Many start up ideas have been aborted simply because of lack of funds. If you are skilled in business plan preparation, you can help such entrepreneurs make their start up ideas a reality by helping them prepare business plan that will appeal to investors. Of course, it will require some efforts on your side to convince the small business owners on their needs for a business plan. Working as a facilitator can be a good way to pass your message to your target market. You can also put up a little advertisement to attract customers.You can operate business plan writing as a home based business. It is among the list of small business ideas you can start with no money if you already have a laptop. What is required most is your expertise.

Buying and Reselling on eBay

You don’t necessarily need to be innovative before you can start a small business. Some small business ideas just require that you are inquisitive. A lot of people make money by buying and selling on Ebay. Before you can sell on eBay, you need to open an account with them. You will be required to provide a valid credit card, debit card or bank account. You will also need to pay a seller fee. And you will need to indicate the payment methods you will like to accept. This is just the initial setup. Once you have completed the set up, you are set to start your online business. The secret in this online business is that you search for the products with selling at different prices either on eBay or from other leading ecommerce websites. You simply buy at low price and get it listed on eBay. You now sell at higher price. Your margin may not be that much. But you leverage on volume. Good products to choose will be products that are affordable and possibly essential. It should be a product that enjoy repetitive demand and high patronage. So, what do you need to start the business? Buying and selling on eBay is purely an online business idea. You don’t need to have an office before you start selling on eBay.  The business requires requires that you have a laptop with internet access. This is a good home based business idea for moms and dads.

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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    people who have studied the business and have experience, this can be quite rare with modern marketers though

  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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