55 Apple Watch App Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2024]

Updated: July 23rd, 2023

Interested in starting a apple watch app business in 2024?

We put together 55 of the best apple watch app businesses you can start in today.

For each business idea, we’ll show you real-world examples of other apple watch app businesses to help you see what it really takes.

Here's the full list:

1. Start a sport score updates app business

2. Start a temperature converter app business

A temperature converter converts temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit and vice versa. Thus, a user inputs the temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius and presses the “convert” button. The converted temperature reading will appear on the screen.

Temperature converter tools can be used in various applications, including in the food and beverage industry, penetration probes, etc.

Given the wide application areas for temperature convertors, starting the business can be a great opportunity. You can create the tool using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or python.

3. Start a voice memos recording app business

4. Start a gaming app business

How much you can make: $15,000/month

On Turning An Online Solitaire Game Into A $1.5K/Month Side Hustle

Designer-turned-developer creates Online Solitaire, an online gaming website that features popular solitaire games such as Klondike, Spider, and Freecell, earning about $1,500 each month from SEO and optimization tools like Moz and Firebase.

About
Holger started Online Solitaire over 5 years ago
Revenue
Holger grew the business to $15K/month
Read by 7,810 founders

5. Start a presentation tools app business

6. Start a map my run app business

7. Start a payments app business

How much you can make: $27,000 — $1,700,000/month

How We Have Built An $18M/Year Business Providing Payment Processing Solutions To SMBs

VizyPay is a bootstrapped fintech that provides transparent and cost-saving payment processing solutions to small business merchants across rural America, with over $27 million saved for merchants through their Cash Discount Program, experiencing a revenue growth of 28% year-over-year in Q1.

About
Austin started VizyPay almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Austin grew the business to $1.7M/month
Costs
It cost Austin $197000 to start the business
Read by 2,249 founders

8. Start a find friends app business

How much you can make: $11,250,000/month

Bumble: Whitney Wolfe : How I Built This with Guy Raz

How Whitney Wolfe, co-founder of Tinder, built dating app Bumble - where women make the first move - with close to 30 million downloads, after leaving Tinder alleging sexual harassment.

Revenue
Whitney grew the business to $11.3M/month
Read by 606 founders

9. Start a shopping deal alerts app business

10. Start a face time app business

11. Start a breaking news alerts app business

12. Start a find iPhone app business

13. Start a shopping lists app business

14. Start a cooking recipes app business

15. Start a sound control app business

16. Start a sleep monitor app business

How much you can make: $33,333,333/month

Startup Stories – Noom CEO, Saeju Jeong

Noom's mobile health app has a personalized subscription plan that uses psychological principles to encourage people to live healthier lives; with $400 million annual revenue in 2020 and a rumored IPO in the coming year at a $10 billion valuation, the company supports leading healthcare and pharmaceutical companies to improve patient treatment outcomes.

About
Saeju started Noom Inc. about 16 years ago
Revenue
Saeju grew the business to $33.3M/month
Read by 449 founders

17. Start a podcast listening app business

18. Start a Clash of Clans

19. Start a bluetooth remote app business

20. Start a pedometer app business

How much you can make: $33,333,333/month

Startup Stories – Noom CEO, Saeju Jeong

Noom's mobile health app has a personalized subscription plan that uses psychological principles to encourage people to live healthier lives; with $400 million annual revenue in 2020 and a rumored IPO in the coming year at a $10 billion valuation, the company supports leading healthcare and pharmaceutical companies to improve patient treatment outcomes.

About
Saeju started Noom Inc. about 16 years ago
Revenue
Saeju grew the business to $33.3M/month
Read by 449 founders

21. Start a siri app business

22. Develop a music discovery app

23. Start a location-based alerts app business

24. Start a translator app business

25. Start a dating app

A mobile dating app is one of the most popular mobile-only businesses for creating an ecosystem and generating revenue. But, with the help of a robust development team, you can surpass all your competitors and create a sleeker end product than anyone else in this market.

Dating apps have made their way into an industry that was gaining enough traction. The online Dating Market size was valued at $7.35B in 2020 and is projected to reach $10.87B by 2028.

How much you can make: $11,250,000/month

How long does it take to build: 579 days (?)

Bumble: Whitney Wolfe : How I Built This with Guy Raz

How Whitney Wolfe, co-founder of Tinder, built dating app Bumble - where women make the first move - with close to 30 million downloads, after leaving Tinder alleging sexual harassment.

Revenue
Whitney grew the business to $11.3M/month
Read by 606 founders

26. Start a calculator app business

How much you can make: $8,000/month

How I Turned A Client Request Into My Own $5K/Month SaaS Product

ConvertCalculator founder Joris de Ruiter went from building websites at an agency to running his own successful SaaS business that's now signing up new customers every day and taking $5,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

About
Joris started ConvertCalculator about 7 years ago
Revenue
Joris grew the business to $8K/month
Read by 6,799 founders

27. Start a messaging app business

How much you can make: $2,000/month

How We Built A Profitable Mass-Texting App [3.5x MRR Growth Since Last Year]

Porterhouse, a mass-texting service, brings in $2,400 in monthly revenue after just 1.5 years in business, targeting professional sports teams, personal trainers, and real estate agents with the ability to send authentic blue iMessages to iOS recipients from a user's own cell phone number.

About
Suan started Porterhouse almost 5 years ago
Revenue
Suan grew the business to $2K/month
Costs
It cost Suan $30 to start the business
Read by 2,081 founders

28. Start an organization app business

29. Start a comparative price shopping app business

How much you can make: $150 — $114,200,000/month

Spotify For Clothes: How I Launched A Business Helping Guys Discover New Clothing

On Brand founder Brian McEuen curates personalized selections of clothing for men online, sending emails to individual users without duplicate products, with 75 current users and an annualized revenue run rate of $1800.

About
Brian started On Brand almost 4 years ago
Revenue
Brian grew the business to $150/month
Costs
It cost Brian $1200 to start the business
Read by 3,100 founders

30. Start a NFC payments app business

31. Start an online calendar app business

How much you can make: $1,500 — $2,141,667/month

How I Developed A $500/Month Tool For Managing Multiple Calendars As A Side Project

SyncThemCalendars is a niche tool, born out of necessity to ensure calendars are synced and up-to-date, with over $500 MRR and growing slowly, and founder Elad Shaham credits his speedy and iterative approach to launching for its success.

About
Elad started SyncThemCalendars almost 5 years ago
Revenue
Elad grew the business to $1.5K/month
Read by 5,165 founders

32. Start a voice activated notes app business

How much you can make: $27,000/month

How I Started A $30K/Month Note-Taking App [$1M Raised And 2,500+ Customers]

Reflect is a note-taking app that offers a range of features designed to improve users' thinking and quality of life, and it currently generates over $30k MRR, has raised over a million dollars in crowdfunding, and employs four full-time staff members.

About
Alex started Reflect almost 3 years ago
Revenue
Alex grew the business to $27K/month
Costs
It cost Alex $300 to start the business
Read by 1,020 founders

33. Start an apple device controller app business

34. Start a diet tracker app business

How much you can make: $50,000 — $33,333,333/month

How I Developed A $20K/Month Software For Personal Trainers

FitSW founder Jacob Montoya bootstrapped his company to $25K monthly revenue, helping over 20,000 personal trainers manage their businesses through software that enables them to create workouts, track progress, plan meals, accept payments, and manage schedules, and has now expanded to include FindTrainGain, enabling people to join live online fitness classes from the comfort of their homes.

About
Jacob started FitSW: Personal Trainer Software almost 7 years ago
Revenue
Jacob grew the business to $50K/month
Costs
It cost Jacob $1000 to start the business
Read by 9,308 founders

35. Start a music app business

How much you can make: $10,000 — $195,000/month

How We Launched A $195K/Month VoIP Business Phone Service

MightyCall's Product Manager, Anna Miranchuk, explains how they launched and grew a B2B VoIP business phone service that brings in just over $200,000 per month as of January 2021, with a user base exceeding 6,000 small business owners and 25,000 active users, and shares lessons for aspiring founders who want to build or grow their own business.

About
Anna started MightyCall over 11 years ago
Revenue
Anna grew the business to $195K/month
Read by 5,724 founders

36. Start a camera app business

37. Start a step-by-step instructions app business

38. Start an internet search app business

How much you can make: $10,000 — $13,083,333/month

How We Launched A $195K/Month VoIP Business Phone Service

MightyCall's Product Manager, Anna Miranchuk, explains how they launched and grew a B2B VoIP business phone service that brings in just over $200,000 per month as of January 2021, with a user base exceeding 6,000 small business owners and 25,000 active users, and shares lessons for aspiring founders who want to build or grow their own business.

About
Anna started MightyCall over 11 years ago
Revenue
Anna grew the business to $195K/month
Read by 5,724 founders

39. Start a CRM app business

How much you can make: $5,000 — $375,000/month

On Starting A $160K/Month CRM & Automations Company After A US Air Force Career

GreenRope, a self-funded CRM and marketing automation platform with over 1,000 customers in 20 countries, was built organically and focused on creating a positive, customer-centric culture without outside investment, with an all-in-one interface solving challenges in managing sales, marketing, customer service, and operations.

About
Lars started GreenRope over 15 years ago
Revenue
Lars grew the business to $160K/month
Read by 10,760 founders

40. Start a goal tracking app business

How much you can make: $45,000 — $1,466,666/month

How We Grew Our Time Tracking App To 10,000 Paying Customers

Hubstaff grew its time tracking app to 10,000 paying customers and $6 million in annual recurring revenue by solving a real problem in the market without any big incumbents, using SEO tactics and a differentiated product with proof of work features that answered the need for owners and managers to know how long development tasks should take, manage back-office tasks, and track remote team or freelancers' work.

About
Jared started Hubstaff over 10 years ago
Revenue
Jared grew the business to $500K/month
Read by 6,091 founders

41. Start a weather app business

42. Start an accept & place phone calls app business

43. Start a stopwatch app business

How much you can make: $500,000/month

How We Grew Our Time Tracking App To 10,000 Paying Customers

Hubstaff grew its time tracking app to 10,000 paying customers and $6 million in annual recurring revenue by solving a real problem in the market without any big incumbents, using SEO tactics and a differentiated product with proof of work features that answered the need for owners and managers to know how long development tasks should take, manage back-office tasks, and track remote team or freelancers' work.

About
Jared started Hubstaff over 10 years ago
Revenue
Jared grew the business to $500K/month
Read by 6,091 founders

44. Start a turn by turn directions app business

45. Start a notifications app business

46. Start a clock app business

How much you can make: $100,000/month

Our Timesheet Software Went From Side Project To $1.2M/Year

WeWorked, a bootstrapped time-tracking software company designed specifically for small businesses, hosts timesheets for over 20k subscribers and has an average monthly revenue of $100k.

About
Will started WeWorked almost 15 years ago
Revenue
Will grew the business to $100K/month
Read by 3,747 founders

47. Start a HealthKit app business

48. Start a compass app business

49. Start a banking app business

50. Start a speed dialer app business

How much you can make: $10,000,000/month

How We Developed A $10MM/Month Business Communications Software

Nextiva, an Arizona-based business communications company, has developed an all-in-one platform called NextOS, which offers CRM tools, team collaboration tools, and business communication tools, resulting in a significant shift in its business model, and has grown from just a few employees to over 1,000 spread around the world, entirely self-funded, and focused on providing amazing service to its customers.

About
Yaniv started Nextiva over 15 years ago
Revenue
Yaniv grew the business to $10M/month
Read by 6,458 founders

51. Start a caller ID app business

52. Start an email alerts app business

How much you can make: $600/month

How We Acquired A WordPress Plugin And Grew Revenue 50%

Site Alert, a small business-focused monitoring tool for websites, saw revenue grow by 51% under new ownership by Southport Ventures, thanks to focused growth initiatives and organic growth through the WordPress plugin marketplace.

About
Trevor started Site Alert over 2 years ago
Revenue
Trevor grew the business to $600/month
Costs
It cost Trevor $5000 to start the business
Read by 2,007 founders

53. Start a smart home integration app business

54. Start a flashlight app business

55. Start a cab/ taxi app business

meet the author
Pat Walls

I'm Pat Walls and I created Starter Story - a website dedicated to helping people start businesses. We interview entrepreneurs from around the world about how they started and grew their businesses.