5 Small Business Ideas For You To Start Without Much Capital

(Last Updated On: December 22, 2020)

India is on its way to overtake China to claim the position of the world’s fastest-growing economy. India’s massive population has now turned into a boon for its economic growth because the majority of this population is in the productive age group.

But what if you don’t have enough capital to start something on your own? What will you do then? Turns out, you do not need a lot of money to start a business!

We have a list of fun and creative small business ideas that can be useful to you if are looking for low-cost small business ideas which will help you make some good money.

1. Education and Training

The education market has a huge scope of business. If you have a knack of it you can sell e-books and digital courses online. Students and teachers can make money by selling educational material online.

There is a very wide scope right from Kindergarten worksheets to test papers for competitive exams; there is a lot that can be explored in this area.

You could also sell a series of lessons published at regular intervals. Originality is the key here. Make sure the content you provide is original and up to the mark.

2. Jewellery Designing

Women simply love to accessorize themselves and enhance their beauty. Capitalize on this factor. Invest in a jewellery making kit to learn how to make jewellery.

There are plenty of videos online that can help you learn art or jewellery making. Post pictures of the jewellery you make on social media for publicity as well as sale.

Customize jewellery as per your clients wish and sell them. This sure is a fun way to unleash your creativity and make money out of it too.

3. Handmade/Organic Products

More and more people are opting for a healthier lifestyle. There is more awareness and people can differentiate the good from the bad. It quite a good idea to start something on these lines, like handmade chocolates, cakes, bread, cookies and other bakery products or a herbal range of soaps, shampoos, body scrubs and other beauty products.

It would be good to start small and gradually elevate your business higher as you gain popularity. Word of mouth is the best type of publicity for such businesses so make sure the products you sell or sample out are of the best quality.

4. Event Management

Do you think you possess project management skills? They can come in handy if you plan to venture into event management. Event Management does need more time, effort and manpower, for the planning as well as the execution stage.

But once you get a hang of it, it is quite a fun job to do. It could be a birthday party, a corporate event or even a wedding. With all kinds of events happening around you, there is quite a lot to choose from.

5. Personalized Gifts

If creativity is a feather in your hat then this will certainly interest you. Weddings, birthdays or corporate gifts, personalized gifts are the in thing now. The traditional ways of gifting are no longer appealing.

We conducted a LIVE webinar with experts in the gifting solutions business to know how they run their business and secure profits. Watch the whole video here.  

The demand for personalized gifts is constantly on the rise, increasing the scope of business in this area too. You could start by posting sample pictures online to take orders and gradually take this business further in the positive direction.

What do you think about these low-cost small business ideas? Would you like to share any business ideas with us? Write to us in the comments sections if you have any small business ideas to share.