40 Small Business Ideas with low investment

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Small Business Ideas – Today we find several young & dynamic individuals who aspire to start small business and they are always looking for business ideas with low investment.  In order to help them we are herewith 40 small business ideas with low investment. If you are doing a job and looking for part time opportunity to make more money you may go through our one of the most visited article best business ideas for making more money.

Here are 40 small business ideas with low investment that we recommend.

40 Small Business Ideas with low investment

1. Personalized & Custom made Gift Store – Today we find demand for personalized  & custom made gift is increasing you may think of starting your own gift store providing this type of gifts. This one of the good creative small business ideas.

2. Gym or Fitness center – In today’s world everyone is bother about fitness, so starting small gym or fitness center in a good area will always rock.

3. Event Organizer – Starting small company which organizes event could be a good idea but here you may need special expertise and manpower for the same. This is one of the good small business ideas with low investment and high profits.

 4. Interior Designer – Everyone today wants services from an interior decorator, so starting an interior design business could be the best deal but remember here you may need special skills. This is one among the sure shot small business ideas.

5. Small Grocery Shop – Starting small grocery shop is another good idea where you do not require any special skill and you may start a small shop and gradually expand as per need. This is small business ideas for beginners.

Also Read – 20 Small Manufacturing Business Ideas

6. Match Making or Wedding planner – 

It is said that marriages are made in heaven but celebrated on earth  So in order to celebrate/enjoy marriage many people today go for a wedding planner. In today’s scenario match making or wedding planner is a good business option to start with.

7. Tuition Class – Education is essential today hence business of education will never stop. Starting Tuition class is a good small business ideas to start with.

8. Mobile Shop – Today everyone uses mobile and looking at need mobile demand is ever increasing hence starting small mobile shop is good Investment idea.

9. Ice-cream Parlor – Starting ice cream parlor is another good business idea to start with.

10. Xerox & Book Binding – Many college areas and school area don’t have this facility and could be a good potential business in that area.

11. Mobile Food Shop – Today we are living in mobile generation starting mobile food shop is a very good business idea.

12. Jewelry maker – With increasing gold price demand for jewelry is ever increasing doing course of jewelry making and starting something in that line could be a good option.

13. Insurance Consultant – Starting small insurance consultancy or taking insurance agency is another good business idea. This business can be started from anywhere, it is one of the good home based small business ideas. One of the best small ideas for men.

14. Freelancer – If you are good at programming there are multiple websites available which can give you freelancing work and you will be paid for the same.

15. Book Store –Book lover always purchase multiple books making an idea of starting bookstore attractive.

16. Catering service – For marriage and party people always look for good catering service if you are good at providing good food and catering service this could be another good small business ideas.

17. Computer Trainer – If you are good at providing computer training this could be a good business idea as knowing a computer is must in today’s world.

18. Yoga Center – In today’s stressful life many people prefer to go for Yoga, so starting yoga center will be a good business option.

19. Baby Sitting Services – This business idea is specifically for the woman who wants to start some home-based business.  Many working couples may be in need to service like this.

20. Real Estate Consultant – Real estate is ever growing business so starting consultancy for providing guidance about real estate and buy, sell and rent option is a good business option.

Also Read – 10 Successful Business Ideas

21. Game Parlor – Today’s generation likes play station & game station very much hence starting game parlor with a certain unique game is the best business idea.

22. Photographer – If you are good at photography you can start a photography business with low-cost investment.

23. Motivational Speaker – If you have a skill you can become a motivational speaker and turn this into good business opportunity.

24. Travel Agency – Starting travel agency is a small scale business ideas with low investment.

25. Computer Shop – If you have IT-related knowledge than starting computer shop for sealing IT related item or computer is a good business opportunity.

26. Relaxation Center – In today’s stressful life relaxation is must and people always look for the option of recreation center or relaxation center hence starting relaxation center is a good business option.

27. Courier Company – You can do a tie-up with existing Courier Company and start a small business or maybe you can opt to start your own courier company.

28. Resale Auto Dealer – Many people have requirement of selling old car or bike you may opt to become a good auto dealer. It is very good small business ideas with low investment.

29. Recruitment Firm – Today job is a prime requirement for anyone and people usually opt for a recruitment firm to get a good job. Starting recruitment firm could be a good business option for you.

30. Security or Spy Agency – With growing security need you can start your own security agency another good option is to work as a spy.

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31. Advertisement Agency – Starting Advertisement agency is one of the evergreen business opportunity which can earn you big money.

32. Web Designing & hosting- If you have knowledge about various IT tools and programming language you can opt for a career as web designer firm.

33. Starting online Blog – If you are good at content generation and had good knowledge about any field you can start your online blog and earn good money. This is one of the best home based small business ideas.

34. Antique Article Shop – Today many people believe that keeping antique statues and article at home is fashion symbol, so Opening Antique article shop is a good business option as

35. Fast Food Parlor – Today’s generation mostly eat fast food, starting fast food parlor could be another business option. It is one of the top small business ideas in India.

36. Data Entry services – Many companies today earn money by doing data entry work you may start providing service like this.

37. Resume Writer – If you are good at designing resume and had a deep knowledge you can become resume writer.

38. SEO Consultant – Search Engine optimization consultant is required by mostly all websites. If you can build up capability you can become good SEO consultant.

39. Dairy & Sweet Parlor – You can think of starting small dairy parlor in your area serving a need for dairy products and sweets.

40. Packers & Movers – You can think of starting a business of packing and forwarding which can turn in to good business opportunity.

40 Small Business Ideas with low Investment

Article by Raviraj

Raviraj is the man behind moneyexcel.com. He is graduate in finance, engaged in blogging since 7 years. Moneyexcel blog is ranked as one of the Top 10 Personal Finance Blog in India. He is not affiliated with any financial product, service provider, agent or broker. The purpose of this blog is to spread financial awareness and help people in achieving excellence for money. Please note that the views expressed on this Blog/Comments are clarifications meant for reference and guidance of the readers to explore further on the topics. These should not be construed as investment advice or legal opinion.

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  1. shakil shaikh says:

    i am ready to invest 4 lakh but i am not able to get some idea.pls suggest some small buissness.i can give time after 5o’clock.

  2. swarnendu dutta says:

    I am a 23 yr old guy and i am an engg…
    I have 20k rupees to start with ..
    What business can i start??
    I have an interest in office supplies

    • Dear Swarnedu,

      You can start office supply and stationary business. But I think you should think of increasing your budget 20k is less for this business.


    • Tanumay De says:

      Call me : 8420144041.
      Or mail me @ eloac.automation@gmail.com , tanumayde01@gmail.com
      We will provide you office supply distributorship, You don’t need any investment.

      • Naren Bhalerao says:

        In which city you provide this facility ???

        my e-mail : narenb17@gmail.com

      • madhav says:

        we need to start own buisness…we have less amount of investment suggest good buiseness idea

        • rajesh kumar srivastava says:

          you can start with mobile and dish tv recharge, photo copy by scanner printer.
          if you have laptop or desktop then you can do online application form feeding work.
          you can also keep cold drink and gift items.

          • Anand says:

            Are there any genuine site for online form feeding work or some data entry etc. which can be done from home, because most of site request to pay some amount before starting. Please let me know if there any genuine website which allows some online work.

          • Md Khudrathulla says:

            HI Sir,
            i am a Graduate and I Need a Online Job.. I have a Laptop with Latest Config and Needs a Work… Plz i m in trouble as i should Take Care of My Parents….plz Mail me soon …

          • Dear Khudrathulla, You can start bid for project online using freelancing websites.Apart from this you can start online data entry job.

        • Sathish.K says:

          Dear Sir,

          My name is Sathish.K I am working in Accountant Posting. i am interest in own business, but no idea. Please inform low budget business details.

          Thanking you,



      • shakir says:


        i am shakir i want to do a best business with low cost what kind of business shalli do ? what are the things should be needed, please clarify iam a degree holder B.C.A., working in middle east, i think to stop working and doing business please help me

    • Prabavaguru says:

      Hi Friend


      , My Self Prabavaguru I am an MBA/MCA Graduate from Tirpur , running 4 units of Garments based Business We are mainly into the production of best quality branded banians and underwears which are fast moving in the market now a days.

      1) Production of yarn to fabric cloth process 2) Cutting & 3) Stretching 4) Marketing ,we have all the production equipment for Garments and well established mill

      Its a good Business to start your business with small investment , and i can tell you its a best opportunity to make continuous income , But in this field it requires a systematic work with passion and without greedy as we want to establish our market more we need some dedicated hard working persons to do a regular business with us , Note : we are doing quality based products
      If interested then call me

      E- Mail : met.oryle@gmail.com

      • Nayan chauhan says:

        Hi. I want to start garment manufacturing in Surat, Gujarat. Please guide me about total capex required , profit margin, market availability , help from government.

      • Vinay says:

        Hii Sir,
        My Self From from Hyderabad, i work in a company as customer support manager and My wife is house wife, and the income i get is not sufficient and planning to start a business, my wife has a knowledge in stitching.

        The resources i have is 2 shops, and marketing i can do

        Sir if there is any opportunity, please guid me, my phone number is 9440806820

        Vinay Kumar

        • Dear Vinaykumar,

          You can take a look at following business ideas.These business ideas are proven and successful.

          (1) Xerox/copier shop
          (2) Tailoring business
          (3) Fast Food Parlour
          (4) Courier Shop

          Hope above business ideas will help you.

          • Aashish chandel says:

            you start cold water sale system 1 Rs 1 bottle, 5 Rs 10 letter. Hyderabad very hot city. you earn very handsome money.

      • Prashant Shah says:

        Hi I am interested in your business’s idea for production of Innerwear and banyans.Please send me details of Business Step by step.

      • Aashish chandel says:

        I entrusted your business. I explore your business all over the Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, but I am not invest money.

  3. Parful Sikka says:

    Step by step points to start the above business may also be given so that one can start something practically.;

  4. Ishwar Singh says:

    Hi sir/mam
    I want to start a advertiesment company, so now what i should do for that.
    Plz give me suggetion about it…..
    Thank you

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