The 30 Best Businesses To Start In Israel [2024]

Updated: June 21st, 2022

Interested in starting a business in Israel in 2024?

We put together 30 of the best businesses you can start in Israel today.

In this list of ideas, you can find:

  • Home-based businesses to start in Israel
  • Profitable online business ideas
  • Unique business opportunities for Israel
  • Low investment business ideas (under $5k to start)
  • Easy businesses you can start in Israel today

For each business idea, we’ll show you real-world examples, revenue expectations for each idea, + a step-by-step on how to start your small business in Israel.

Here's the full list:

1. Start an internet privacy app

Internet privacy apps enable users to search the internet without worrying about getting tracked online.

Alarming cases of data breaches like Cambridge Analytica and Equifax, internet users are keen on protecting their privacy online.

To stay safe, internet users are using privacy applications, a trend that is creating business opportunities for entrepreneurs looking for the best App based business ideas.

To build an internet privacy application, research the most popular websites based on the user search frequency.

Then, build an application that is easy to use and fast so that the search results display almost instantly. Remember to add more features to the application to give the users a broader experience, increase interaction and keep the application engaged.

Before launching the beta version, please test it out and give users enough time to provide feedback. Market and launch the application.

How much you can make: $100 — $66,000/month

How long does it take to build: 180 days (?)

How We Helped Over 250,000 People Reclaim Their Personal Data

Mine enables digital users to discover and manage their personal data online, empowering millions of people worldwide to take ownership of their personal data, with over 250,000 consumers worldwide reclaiming their data and managing their digital footprint in less than 1.5 years.

Gal started Mine over 5 years ago
Gal grew the business to $0/month
Read by 3,806 founders

2. Develop a seo software

SEO software is a computer program that is designed to handle search engine optimization tasks by optimizing the website content, managing backlinks, and other SEO activities.

SEO is something that you need to do for your website or blog in order for it to get any traffic. Some of us are new to SEO, even if we are SEO experts. SEO isn't just a craft, but an art form as well.

Making your own SEO software is more than potentially profitable. It also lets you interact with the people who use your software and allows you to figure out best practices from the data you collect.

How much you can make: $2,000 — $220,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $5,500 (?)

How long does it take to build: 180 days (?)

How I Created A $30K/Month Online Software For Webmasters And SEO Professionals

Founder Ayal Aldema built SheerSEO, an online SEO software, to fill a gap in the SEO market, offering a free service to help clients optimize their sites, which now makes $30,000/month by selling SaaS service to both webmasters and SEO professionals.

Ayal started SheerSEO almost 17 years ago
Ayal grew the business to $30K/month
Read by 3,629 founders

3. Build an iPhone app

The iPhone is the most popular mobile device in the world. It has changed how we interact with information, entertainment, and communication.

The iPhone has also changed the way we interact with each other. Since its release in 2007, it has become a staple in most people’s lives. It is more than just a phone; it is a tool for staying connected to friends and family and creating new connections.

The iPhone app market is an ever-changing landscape of innovation: it’s not just about making something that works well; it’s about creating something that stands out from the crowd.

It would help if you had something that appeals to your audience to succeed in this market. This can be as simple as ensuring your app has a catchy name or as complex as developing an entire brand identity around your app’s functionality.

How much you can make: $150 — $2,000,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $6,500 (?)

How long does it take to build: 180 days (?)

Time commitment per week: Min. 5 hours/week

How I Built An $840K/Year Piano Tutorial App

OnlinePianist is a profitable business generating $70k in monthly revenue, with 6 million global downloads and customers in more than 20 countries, offering the largest catalog of piano tutorials outside of YouTube with 3,000+ tutorials, and has plans to expand its capabilities to listen to what the user plays on their piano or keyboard and build a paid marketing strategy.

Nimrod started OnlinePianist about 14 years ago
Nimrod grew the business to $70K/month
It cost Nimrod $10000 to start the business
Read by 4,240 founders

4. Start a shopify ecommerce agency

A Shopify eCommerce agency is an expert who helps retailers list their products, and target potential customers, enabling the business to achieve its eCommerce goals.

If you are a Shopify expert, you can turn your skills into income by becoming a Shopify eCommerce agency. The Ecommerce agencies offer SEO services, web development or web design, and eCommerce marketing services.

To become a Shopify Ecommerce agency, develop the necessary skills in either SEO, web design and development, or marketing. It would help if you joined an agency for an opportunity to gain the required experience. Then, define your niche, and focus on growing your clientele.

How much you can make: $20,000 — $300,000/month

How long does it take to build: 91 days (?)

We Launched A $720K/Year Dropshipping App [With 7,500+ Customers]

How a video game industry sales manager turned his frustration with dropshipping into a $720k/year business, helping thousands of online storefronts automate their product import and dropshipping with app Importify.

Moshe started Importify over 7 years ago
Moshe grew the business to $75K/month
It cost Moshe $10000 to start the business
Read by 5,098 founders

5. Start an electronics store

An electronics store sells any electronics from smartphones to televisions, laptops, refrigerators and other home appliances. With the technological advancements in the past decade, the electronics sector is expected to grow by 5.6 percent over the next five years.

To start an electronics store, research and find the right location for your store, then register your company at the state level to get the tax ID number.

Then, research your competition, which includes online stores and the local electronics store in your area. You should examine what they sell and focus on the products you can provide at a better price than the competition.

How much you can make: $4,000 — $230,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $5,000 (?)

How long does it take to build: 90 days (?)

How I Started A $27K/Month Business Modifying And Upgrading Game Consoles

Founder Kyle Capel started Hand Held Legend, a DIY upgrade shop for vintage handheld consoles, which generates an average revenue of $27,000 a month and grew 30% in Q1 of 2020, offering an array of modern LCD upgrades for various consoles and serving an audience of mostly male customers aged between 13 and 45, 40% of which are international.

Kyle started Hand Held Legend over 10 years ago
Kyle grew the business to $230K/month
Read by 10,934 founders

6. Start a construction company

Running a construction company can be very rewarding and require hard work, attention to detail, and a hustle mentality.

Construction companies are responsible for building/designing a variety of apartments, buildings, properties, housing, infrastructure, facilities & developments, motorways, roads, paths, pavement, and more.

How much you can make: $40,001 — $10,000,000/month

How long does it take to build: 120 days (?)

How I Gamed The YouTube Algorithm and Went Viral With 25M Views

Mountain Fire Woodworks founder Cameron Vilcsak shares how he used YouTube to promote his log cabins, chainsaw carvings, and passion for woodworking, culminating in one of his videos that has gone viral with over 25 million views and counting.

Andrew started MTN SIDE BUILDERS about 6 years ago
Andrew grew the business to $40K/month
It cost Andrew $50000 to start the business
Read by 8,698 founders

7. Start a sewing and alteration business

Do you have sewing skills and looking for an entrepreneurship opportunity? You can start your sewing and alteration business.

A sewing and alteration business offers customers clothing repair, custom tailoring, button replacement, and other alterations. You can start a sewing and alteration business at home or set up a retail location.

To start a sewing and alteration business, you will need a commercial-grade sewing machine and a marketing strategy, so target customers learn about your business.

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

These Two Founders Started An On-Demand Clothing Alterations Startup

ALTRD is a clothing alteration service launched by two socially oriented entrepreneurs that connects customers with skilled immigrant women tailors in New York who work from home and has already built an impressive team of 25 experts while making an effort to offer convenient and quality tailoring solutions as well as opportunities for women in need of work.

Saara started ALTRD about 6 years ago
Saara grew the business to $1K/month
Read by 7,852 founders

8. Start a tour company

Starting a tour company is a great way to bring your love of travel to life. You can share your passion with others and help make their dream vacations come true!

There are many types of tour businesses, so choosing something you are passionate about and knowledgeable about is best. Here are a few of the most popular tour companies to start in Israel:

  • Food & Drink Tours
  • Adventure & Sporting Tours
  • Sightseeing & Historical Tours
  • Shopping Tours
  • and many more!

It’s also essential to determine what mode of transportation you want for your tour company, as this will determine the initial startup costs needed for your company.

To get started, find out if you need a license to operate in your state. Some states require tour companies to be licensed, while others do not. If you are required to be licensed, talk with the licensing agency to find out what steps must be taken before you can apply for that license.

How much you can make: $3,750 — $500,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $2,500 (?)

How long does it take to build: 90 days (?)

How I Started A Wildly Successful Food Tour Business

How Jessica Baumgart founded a successful food tour business in Denver, which broke even and started making a profit after just three months, generating $20,000/month in revenue from offering different food tour experiences.

Jessica started Delicious Denver Food Tours over 6 years ago
Jessica grew the business to $75K/month
It cost Jessica $2000 to start the business
Read by 19,871 founders

9. Start a mobile app development business

Mobile app development is the process of creating software applications that run on mobile devices. These apps can be used for a variety of purposes, including games, productivity, and social networking.

Starting a mobile app development business is a great way to enter the world of software development. This type of company is growing in popularity as businesses are looking for ways to reach their customers through mobile apps.

To start a mobile app development company, you need to have strong technical skills and be able to develop high-quality software. You should also have a good understanding of how to market and sell mobile apps

How much you can make: $7,500 — $700,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $7,500 (?)

How long does it take to build: 120 days (?)

I Leveraged My Experience To Start A $72K/Year Auto Reply App Business At Age 50

This case study is about a mobile app entrepreneur who started with a simple SMS autoresponder app and has since released 17 more apps, occupying a leading position in communication apps, with a good achievement of $6,000 in revenue (temporarily) and over 500,000 users for their free app.

Michael started LeMI Apps almost 11 years ago
Michael grew the business to $14K/month
It cost Michael $10000 to start the business
Read by 3,679 founders

10. Become a software developer

A software developer is a person who creates computer programs. They design, test, and oversee the creation of software for a variety of purposes including businesses, personal use, or social networking.

If you have strong technical skills and experience in programming, you can start a software development business. You should also have a good understanding of how the software works.

The average salary for software developers is $110,140. The best-paid 25 percent earn an annual income of up to 140K dollars while the lowest-paid workers make just under 84K dollars.

The recent trends in software development are moving towards mobile apps and cloud-based solutions. Businesses are providing a variety of programming languages and tools to create software that meets the client's needs.

Starting a software development company is the perfect way to explore in this exciting industry. This type of business is growing in popularity as businesses are looking for ways to offer their customers a convenient way to access their data and applications.

How much you can make: $1,700 — $350,000/month

How long does it take to build: 180 days (?)

How I Developed A $100K/Year Permissions Management SaaS is a Fullstack permissions service enabling developers to bake in permissions and access control into their products within minutes, targeting dozens of companies of various sizes and already looking at a few $100K in ARR.

Or started over 4 years ago
Or grew the business to $/month
Read by 2,838 founders

11. Start an ecommerce platform

Over the past decade, eCommerce has become an indispensable part of the global retail framework. According to statistics, over 2 billion people prefer shopping online.

While brick-and-mortar stores are still making more sales compared to online sales, the adoption of eCommerce is still rising, mainly because of the increased speed and convenience of online shopping.

Therefore, starting an eCommerce platform could set you on the right path to building a futuristic business.

How much you can make: $100 — $2,000,000/month

How long does it take to build: 110 days (?)

How We Started A $700K/Month Business Getting Targeted Traffic For Online Sellers

StoreYa co-founders Eyal Reich and Yariv Dror, along with CTO Pasha Zaft, created a suite of marketing and advertising apps that include Traffic Booster, which has generated an average of $700,000 MRR and helped the business win a 2018 Google Acquisition Performance award, as well as becoming a PayPal exclusive advertising partner.

Eyal started StoreYa almost 12 years ago
Eyal grew the business to $2M/month
It cost Eyal $5000 to start the business
Read by 10,456 founders

12. Create an online course

An online course business involves creating and selling digital classes teaching specialized skills or knowledge to subscribed students.

As an entrepreneurial course creator, you identify educational gaps around topics you have expertise in and develop engaging video lessons and supplementary materials.

With flexibility around self-paced or cohort-based structures, building a student base provides passive income potential.

For founders who enjoy information-sharing, launching an online course platform presents a lucrative way to monetize your instructional talents with small startup costs by serving eager lifelong learners seeking convenient access to emerging subjects.

How much you can make: $350 — $1,000,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $2,000 (?)

How long does it take to build: 90 days (?)

How A High-School Dropout Started A $150K/Month Online Courses Company

A high school dropout turned entrepreneur started an online education business teaching "money hacking" and "equity hacking", generating over $6 million in revenue in the past 5 years, and plans to expand globally to revolutionize the way people make a living remotely.

Adam started Pushtak over 10 years ago
Adam grew the business to $150K/month
Read by 7,627 founders

13. Start a bicycle accessories business

More people in Israel are cycling today than two decades ago. As the number of cyclists increases, the demand for bicycle accessories will keep growing.

How much you can make: $500 — $250,000/month

How long does it take to build: 75 days (?)

How I Started An Innovative Bike Lock Generating Over $1M/Year

Israeli entrepreneur Michael Shenkerman co-founded Seatylock, developing and manufacturing innovative high-end bike locks including its first-ever product, a hybrid bicycle seat and lock combination that raised $44,000 in a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, with sales growing steadily each year to around $120,000 a month today.

Michael started SEATYLOCK over 12 years ago
Michael grew the business to $250K/month
It cost Michael $3000000 to start the business
Read by 8,290 founders

14. Create a calendar sync tool

How much you can make: $1,500 — $177,000/month

How long does it take to build: 120 days (?)

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.

Elad started SyncThemCalendars over 5 years ago
Elad grew the business to $1.5K/month
Read by 5,498 founders

15. Start a skin care product line

The skincare business is a multi-billion dollar one, and it shows no sign of slowing down. New anti-aging products are entering the market at a nearly exponential rate, and the competition for consumers' money is growing more and more.

The industry was valued at 130 billion USD in 2021 and will expand at an annual growth rate of 4.6% up to 2030. This is surely a type of business that you should not miss. You'll need to build your creativity on your products and make sure that it is all safe and useful in improving the skin of your customers.

How much you can make: $300 — $1,000,000/month

How long does it take to build: 165 days (?)

Starting A Natural Skin Cream Business From Israel

TerraCure, founded by Dena Gottlieb, is a natural skincare company offering a set of uniquely formulated products for muscle, joint, back, knee and tendon pain, based on a powerful synergy between Dead Sea minerals and essential oils, which has helped thousands of people with their pain, and they're now focusing on growing their online business through SEO and direct marketing.

Dena started TerraCure about 7 years ago
Dena grew the business to $1K/month
Read by 3,733 founders

16. Start a biotechnology business

17. Start a dry cleaners business

Dry cleaning is a business that takes clothing, linens, and other fabrics and cleans them with no water. The dry cleaning process uses chemicals to clean the fabric and make it look new again. This process can remove stains, soil, and odors from your clothes.

People will always need their clothes washed so that this business model can succeed. Starting a dry cleaning business is a great way to enter the industry.

To maximize profitability, offer multiple services beyond the typical dry cleaning like wash and fold service.

How much you can make: $26,500/month

How long does it take to build: 120 days (?)

I Built A $318K/Year Business By Digitalizing The Laundry Industry

Dhobilite disrupted the laundry market in India by using smartphone technology and becoming India's first app-based, on-demand cleaning service provider, expanding to more than 15 cities, with 20+ stores and 30+ franchises, offering premium online dry cleaning and laundry services, with revenue equally distributed between dry-cleaning and laundry.

Nishant started Elite DhobiLite Laundry Pvt. Ltd. about 13 years ago
Nishant grew the business to $26.5K/month
It cost Nishant $80000 to start the business
Read by 4,796 founders

18. Start a hotels business

If you are considering starting a hotel, then it is time to implement your plan. There are five key elements to understand if you want to succeed in this industry: location, size, budget, experience, and market demand.

Here are some tips to consider before forming a hotel:

  • Name your business
  • Decide on a marketing strategy
  • Start by renting out a room in your home.
  • Hire a business capital broker
  • Try Airbnb
  • Make a marketing plan
  • Offer complementary services

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

How long does it take to build: 325 days (?)

I Created A $120K/Year Skincare Brand For Black Women Recommended By Beyoncé

SKNMUSE, a premium beauty brand dedicated to elevating the beauty experience for Black Women, has a 40% customer retention rate, achieved a 169% increase in revenue, and made $30,000 in Q1 alone.

Ezinne started SKNMUSE almost 4 years ago
Ezinne grew the business to $15K/month
It cost Ezinne $1000 to start the business
Read by 3,400 founders

19. Start a storage facility

Starting a storage space business is an accessible venture that allows you to utilize unused space effectively.

Additionally, you can start this with little capital. If you have available space, such as a warehouse, garage, or unused rooms, you can repurpose it for storage purposes.

Apart from renting out storage space, self-storage facilities make money by selling locks, cardboard boxes, packing supplies, insurance, and other products.

Pros of starting a storage space business include the following:

  • Great profit potential
  • Growing demand
  • Low overhead compared to other businesses
  • Requires minimal management

How much you can make: $150,000 — $2,500,000/month

How long does it take to build: 180 days (?)

How I Started A $100K/Month Logistics And Delivery Service Company

How a logistics company grew its revenue over 300% in 2 years, starting with just 2 vans and 25k+ square feet of warehouse space, and focused on relationships, efficiency, and building trust with its customers.

Ben started Velocity International Group over 8 years ago
Ben grew the business to $150K/month
Read by 12,397 founders

20. Start a delivery business

Starting a delivery business can be a great opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to enter the transportation industry. The business involves transporting goods and packages from one location to another, either locally or internationally.

To start a delivery business, you must invest in a reliable vehicle, such as a van or truck, and secure insurance coverage. You will also need to research and understand the regulations and requirements for transporting goods in your area.

To be successful in this business, it’s important to offer competitive pricing and exceptional customer service. You can differentiate your business by offering specialized services, such as same-day or white glove delivery for fragile items.

Another key to success in this industry is effective time management and organization. You will need to have a system in place for tracking and managing orders and deliveries and keeping your vehicle well-maintained to avoid any delays or issues on the road.

Overall, starting a delivery business can be a rewarding and lucrative opportunity for those who are organized, customer-focused, and have a reliable vehicle. You can build a successful business in the transportation industry with a little hard work and dedication.

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

How much does it cost to start: $5,000 (?)

How long does it take to build: 60 days (?)

I Started My Online Food Business At 17: It Now Earns $720K/Year

HalalWorldDepot is a Halal online marketplace that started three years ago as a meat and grocery delivery service and has now expanded to offer a wide variety of Halal products, with a customer return rate of 50-60%, profitability at 16-25%, and over 10,000 customers, with plans to expand to Canada and the United Kingdom within three to five years.

Mohamad started HalalWorldDepot over 5 years ago
Mohamad grew the business to $200K/month
It cost Mohamad $5000 to start the business
Read by 5,511 founders

21. Start a solar panel installation business

The solar panel installation business is a growing industry. In the past decade, solar panels have become more affordable and attractive to consumers. This has led to an increase in demand for solar panel installation services.

Solar energy is one of the most sustainable and environmentally-friendly forms of energy available today. It produces no greenhouse gas emissions or other toxic chemicals that can harm the environment or human health.

A solar panel installation business should consider investing in marketing strategies that will help them reach their target audience and sell their services effectively.

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

How long does it take to build: 120 days (?)

Our Solar Installation Business Just Hit $24M/Year

Solar Energy Partners, a solar-focused company founded by Alex K Williams, has achieved more than 400% growth since inception, and is expanding into new markets while offering best customer service and training programs.

Alex started Solar Energy Partners about 4 years ago
Alex grew the business to $2M/month
It cost Alex $100000 to start the business
Read by 4,069 founders

22. Start a tourist guide business

There's no denying the profitability of a tourism business. If you know the state and cities well, starting a tour guide business can be a very lucrative idea. All you need is a license, and you can soon start working as a tour guide.

Listed are the steps on how to start a tour guide business.

  • Register your tour guide name business
  • Obtain necessary licenses
  • Open a bank account for business transactions
  • Organize your business operations
  • Start to promote and get clients

How much you can make: $200 — $54,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $1,500 (?)

How long does it take to build: 60 days (?)

How We Built A No-Code Map Builder [400 Users In The First 3 Months]

No Code Map App is a no code builder that allows businesses to create custom interactive maps with dynamic filters automatically based on their dataset, generating >$400 in the first full month of monetization.

Nan started No Code Map App over 2 years ago
Nan grew the business to $200/month
It cost Nan $200 to start the business
Read by 4,461 founders

23. Build a crypto app

Building a crypto trading app is the easiest and safest way to make money from cryptocurrencies.

To build a custom crypto app, you need technical skills. A custom crypto app offers the developers complete access to the technical support team. Purchasing a white-label solution means quick time to market, and it involves a relatively simple setup.

Whether crypto traders make or lose money, a crypto app remains a winner.

How much you can make: $25,000 — $220,000/month

How long does it take to build: 180 days (?)

Earning $32,000 in 30 Days With a Crypto-Filled USB Drive

CBlocks is a cryptocurrency startup that generates random wallets of the top 100 cryptocurrencies, funds them, and ships them on a USB drive alongside software to manage them, with $32k made in the first 30 days and almost $3k on their second day from being featured in TheNextWeb, Forbes, The Outline & LifeHacker all within their first 3 weeks.

Auston started over 6 years ago
Auston grew the business to $32K/month
Read by 13,332 founders

24. Become a fitness nurse

Fitness Nurses offer support, treatment, and back-up to their patients in addition to the care they receive from their GP surgery or specialist. Fitness Nurses are able to provide first-line supervision on exercise programs and ensure these are effective and carried out correctly.

Fitness nursing is a growing and exciting career. As a fast-growing industry, the field of healthcare is predicted to create more than two million new jobs by 2024. One career, in particular, that is expected to skyrocket in growth is the fitness nurse, also known as a clinical exercise specialist.

25. Start a travel consulting business

Many people dream of traveling the world. Starting a travel consulting business is an excellent way to make a passive income, explore different parts of the world, and help others do the same.

As a travel consultant, you will provide advice to clients on various aspects of travel, including destinations, airfare, accommodations, and activities.

The objective is to assist tourists and travelers in planning personalized vacations, offer travel advice, and provide end-to-end travel arrangements for a fee.

By making use of industry knowledge and relationships with hotels, airlines, and destination experts, travel consultants can save their clients time and effort in designing their dream trips.

How much you can make: $20,000 — $1,500,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $3,000 (?)

How long does it take to build: 90 days (?)

How We Started The $35M/Year Dubai's Leading Tour Operator

Rayna Tours and Travels, founded by Kamlesh Ramchandani and Manoj Tulsani, began its journey as a small travel counter inside a Dubai hotel, and has now grown into one of the UAE’s leading destination management companies with earnings exceeding $40 million per year.

Manoj started Rayna Tours over 18 years ago
Manoj grew the business to $500K/month
Read by 6,870 founders

26. Become an online dating consultant

An online dating consultant is a person who provides advice to people in the world of Internet dating. An online dating consultant can help you direct your profile, help you write your first message to an online match, and help you make a great impression on your date.

Online dating can potentially be one of the world’s most remarkable customer service industries.

How much you can make: $5,200 — $30,000/month

How long does it take to build: 45 days (?)

How I Built My Own Business Improving Online Dating Profiles

The Match Artist helps singles take amazing photos for their online dating profiles through a 3-hour executive shoot, coaching, and email course, pioneering a new genre of photography, with an average monthly revenue of $5,000-$6,000 and a plan to double down on paid ad campaigns in the future.

Shane started The Match Artist over 6 years ago
Shane grew the business to $5.2K/month
Read by 12,065 founders

27. Start a subscription box business

Subscription box businesses offer customers a niche set of products on a monthly basis.

They're in high demand as they add value to customer service, offer exclusive products and can be highly profitable.

To start a subscription box business, understand your niche market, provide quality products, perfect your box design, build a good relationship with fulfillment companies, and market your service.

How much you can make: $400 — $400,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $210 (?)

How long does it take to build: 180 days (?)

How I Started A Gift Box Business For Non Traditional Brides

Vowed Box Co. is a line of curated, quirky gift boxes with non-traditional brides in mind, offering four different products that have helped the business become profitable most months since its launch in 2018, with a monthly income of roughly $600.

Lindsay started Vowed Box Co. over 6 years ago
Lindsay grew the business to $400/month
Read by 30,496 founders

28. Start an etsy shop

Etsy has been around for over a decade, and the platform has become more popular for creators, entrepreneurs, and consumers.

The platform started as a place for crafters to sell their supplies and handmade goods. Now it has become a venue for artists and small businesses of all kinds to sell their products.

If you just started your shop or want to sell your products on Etsy, there are many different ways to kill on the platform. With the tips and advice of Etsy sellers who’ve been in your position, you’ll soon be successful!

How much you can make: $100 — $750,000/month

How much does it cost to start: $1,000 (?)

How long does it take to build: 30 days (?)

How I Started A $12K/Month Business Selling Productivity Planners Online

Chasing Planner Peace is a planner company that has expanded from selling planner inserts on Etsy, to offering a one-stop shop customizable planner experience with over 300 inserts, a planner line, and various other related products, gaining a monthly revenue of around $25,000 at its busiest time of year.

Jess started Planner Peace almost 9 years ago
Jess grew the business to $22.5K/month
Read by 63,047 founders

29. Become a private investigator

Private investigators are hired to investigate a person, event or organization. They can be hired by individuals, law enforcement or attorneys.

In the past few years, there has been an increase in the number of private investigator firms. This is because of the growing demand for PI services due to all the recent technological advancements that have helped make it easier for people to get away with criminal activities and unethical behavior.

30. Start a furniture wholesale distribution business

The furniture wholesale industry consists of wholesalers and distributors of furniture.

These companies are involved in the buying and selling of furniture at wholesale prices to retailers, contractors, and other wholesalers. Though many companies in this industry operate in close liaison with manufacturers, many wholesalers and distributors also work on their own.

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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.