60 Lake Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2023]

60 Lake Business Ideas You Can Start Today [2023]

Interested in starting a lake business in 2023?

We put together 60 of the best lake businesses you can start in today.

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

Here's the full list:

1. ($18M/year)

Jeffrey Mora from Los Angeles, California, USA started Food Fleet almost 11 years ago, a business.

  • Revenue: $1,500,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 6
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

Case Study

We started the food truck business in 2012.

We kept finding it very difficult to find locations to operate. We had a booker that we used to find our locations but fell short and we let her go. I took over our booking and found that most people did not want to book just one truck, not only that they were upset that most of the time the trucks didn’t show up or were late.

We learned the real need was not only helping the trucks but providing a turnkey service for the corporations. This was a game-changer for us, we were really struggling financially.

2. Start a beverage company ($816K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$500 — $200,000,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$224,484
Time To Revenue
360 days
Skills
Business model
Work from home

Nick Greeninger from Los Angeles, CA, USA started Tolago about 3 years ago, a beverage company.

  • Revenue: $68,000/ month
  • Founders: 4
  • Employees: 5
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Case Study

I received my Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications & Business from San Diego State University-California State University, and while studying took an internship at Rip Curl, which changed my life. After graduation, I worked my way up the ranks at Rip Curl.

After that, I helped launch Saint Archer Brewing Company, while managing athletes. Saint Archer was a slow build – as many startup businesses are – but eventually, the business merited my full focus, and I became the Director of Marketing. In 2015, we sold Saint Archer to Miller Coors. After a year of consulting for several regional beverage brands, I was tapped by Future Proof to lead their marketing nationally. With an all-star team and distribution in 18 states, my time with BeatBox was an incredible experience. And then . . . it felt like the time was right to launch a better-for-you product rooted in California lifestyle, Tolago Hard Seltzer.

Pre-selling brand awareness is not common in the liquor industry. Rather, most brands wait to start promotion once their product is in stores and available for purchase. We chose our own, different path, which allowed us to come out of the gate with built-in consumer pull.

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3. Start a food tour company ($360K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$10,000 — $50,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$2,666
Skills
Business model

Jessica Baumgart from Denver, Colorado, USA started Delicious Denver Food Tours about 5 years ago, a food tour company.

  • Revenue: $30,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 1
  • Location: Denver, Colorado, USA

Case Study

My background is in marketing and communications, which has helped me immensely as I grow my business. I was working a standard 9-5 job and feeling pretty unsatisfied when my then boyfriend (now husband) and I got the idea to quit and travel for a year.

On that trip around the world, I started to question why I was working in a career that was making me unhappy and resolved to start really listening to what my passions were.

We planned and saved over the course of two years (and got married in the meantime). Right after the wedding, we sold everything we owned, quit our jobs and went backpacking through 25 countries on a year-long trip around the world.

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4. Start a specialty food business ($84K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$2,000 — $100,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$9,800
Time To Revenue
360 days
Skills
Business model

Belinda Kelly and Venise Cunningham from Enumclaw, Washington, USA started Simple Goodness Sisters over 4 years ago, a specialty food business.

  • Revenue: $7,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Enumclaw, Washington, USA

Case Study

In 2015 Belinda left a job at Microsoft University Recruiting that required a lot of travel and wouldn’t work for her other new job title of “mom.” She took a work from home position on the same team at a much lower pay level (yes, that sucked) and decided to explore her interest in entrepreneurship. With 4 hours daily saved by not commuting, she had the time to work on an idea she’d had for a mobile bar business.

Having been responsible for hundreds of events over her 6 years at Microsoft, she saw a gap in the catering world of Seattle and thought a mobile bar company that raised the bar on drink quality, presentation, and service would be well received by tech companies and the greater events industry. While never a bartender, she had enough experience in the service industry and enough hutzpah to begin studying cocktails voraciously and apply for a business license. She decided to up the ante (and the effort!) further with a farm to bar, craft beverage program supported by her sister Venise’s farm and others in the rural community of Enumclaw, WA, their HQ.

At that time, Simple Goodness Farm was a garlic and goats (mostly) hobby farm for Venise and her growing family (the sisters had their first babies within two weeks of one another.) Venise worked in HR at the real estate startup Redfin and commuted downtown daily while also managing the herd and fields in her free time.

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5. Create a rv accessories store ($3.6M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$300,000 — $400,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$30,000
Skills

Kent Wilson from Alberta, Canada started Origen RV Accessories LTD. over 7 years ago, a RV accessories store.

  • Revenue: $300,000/ month
  • Founders: 3
  • Employees: 16
  • Location: Alberta, Canada

Case Study

Origen RV Accessories is a five-year-old, family-run company whose story started more than 30 years ago. Gordon Wilson, founder, father, and president conceived of and launched an RV accessory in the early 1990s. Long before the days of e-commerce and direct-to-consumer businesses, Gord and his partner were forced to raise a large sum of money to get the product from a mere prototype to something industry distributors and dealerships would stock.

They did it. Their leveling product was picked up by major resellers and is still a staple in the industry today. Unfortunately, they were diluted out of a majority ownership position during the process of fundraising by an unscrupulous lawyer, turning their success into a kind of bitter failure. Both founders left the company shortly after the product was successfully launched and adopted.

In early 2015, Gord approached his three grown sons, myself (Kent), Devon, and Barrett about creating and launching a new RV product. This time the concept was a “permanent jack pad” - a kind of rubber “shoe” for luxury RVs that installs permanently to the metal jack “feet” which are common to modern RV leveling systems.

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6. Start a mobile photography ($1.32M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$2,000 — $500,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$24,583
Skills

Kyle Nelson from Chico, California, USA started Results Imagery almost 6 years ago, a mobile photography .

  • Revenue: $110,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 8
  • Location: Chico, California, USA

Case Study

We both had previous experience in another start-up called Soul id which was a social media platform for action sports. We ran the marketing and media at that company which was a blast. After we left that company, we split directions. Eli got involved in the eCommerce industry by starting a brand called Winterial which he grew to hundreds of SKUs. Kyle headed in the media direction and started a commercial photography company where he worked with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses.

At this time Kyle wanted to be able to get back in the start-up world, grow a large brand and a team of like-minded creatives and innovators. So like any entrepreneur, he jumped on Google and started to search for media companies that were also technology-based companies as well. That is where the inspiration of starting a digital agency that solely focused on the media portion for brands and product companies came to life.

Culture is the centerpiece of a successful company. Creating a place for employees to come to work and enjoy what they do, the environment and who they work with will pay long term dividends.

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7. Start a rv rental business ($120K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$2,000 — $250,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$17,500
Time To Revenue
240 days
Skills
Business model

Gretchen Bayless and Taylor Hood from Hood River, Oregon, USA started ROAMERICA about 7 years ago, a RV rental business.

  • Revenue: $10,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 5
  • Location: Hood River, Oregon, USA

Case Study

We are two adventurous souls who met on the Oregon Coast in February 2010. In the beginning, it was all about traveling to find surf and deep snow without the crowds. We originally traveled around in a 1998 Toyota Tacoma with a canopy. It was a great vehicle for accessing all sorts of amazing places but when it turned cold and wet, it became quite uncomfortable, especially with our 2 dogs.

You have to play the long game, and during that game you will most likely be close to broke, SO YOU MUST LOVE WHAT YOU ARE DOING TO CARRY YOU THROUGH THOSE HARD TIMES. The ones who press on and don’t quit, are the ones who reap the rewards.

We always dreamt of having a vehicle that could keep us dry throughout the Northwest winters and allow us to access snowy mountains and desolate sandy beaches. In 2013, we upgraded our vehicle to a 2006 4x4 Ford Econoline cargo van. We threw a cooler, futon mattress and a couple seats inside, we had our perfect set up. 6 years later, we have a toddler and baby #2 due in May so we’ve upgraded the layout of a newer Ford Econoline to include a sofa bed that has seat belts for the car seats, a portable fridge/freezer and plenty of storage and room for the 2 pups and all our gear. As our life changes so does the layout of our van. See a little more about our family on our Instagram Highlight Reel.

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8. Start a camping brand ($24K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$1,350 — $10,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$1,700
Time To Revenue
180 days
Skills
Business model

Paul Schauer from Michigan, USA started Dry Camp about 6 years ago, a camping brand.

  • Revenue: $2,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 0
  • Location: Michigan, USA

Case Study

Actually, now we are neighbors, but we first met each other via a mutual friend who realized our common interest in entrepreneurship and all likes of business.

Anthony solely owns another company, Flare Web Design, that focuses on web development and social media marketing. His company is doing exceptionally well, working with all sorts of brands - they even just secured a project with CoinsCabin, set up their educational cryptocurrency site.

Prior to dry.camp, Paul had another startup, Cobra Business Solutions, that Paul shut down shortly before we got together so he could focus on a new venture. At the time, Paul worked for a website and software developer where he managed the development of over 200 government projects.

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9. Start a flyboard flying business

Examples of a successful flyboard flying business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a flyboard flying business:

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10. Start a gym

How Much Can You Make?
$20,000 — $1,200,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$75,875
Skills

Examples of a successful gym:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a gym:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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Case Study

Hey everyone! I am Chris and in March 2011 I started Live Fit. Live Fit is a personal training company that was created to change the standards in the personal training industry. Early on I focused on building a company that is not only based on results, as most fitness companies are, but that is also focused very heavily on relationships. Relationships create trust, trust creates buy-in, and buy-in leads to the accountability and dedication it takes to get results.

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11. Start a golf course business

How Much Can You Make?
$1,000,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful golf course business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a golf course business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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Case Study

My name is Sully, and I am the proud founder of BombTech Golf. My team and I sell premium golf clubs direct-to-consumer.

  • I currently work 2-4 hours a week on BombTech Golf and have successfully been able to get myself out of working "in" the business and now work “on” the business.

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12. Start a fish farming business

How Much Can You Make?
Skills

Examples of a successful fish farming business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a fish farming business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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Case Study
  • Malik King is the founder of Malik’s Fish Garden and a fish influencer from Toronto, Canada. He raises and sells uncommon and exotic fish as a side business while working as a freelance background artist in television & cinema.

  • Malik sells his fish to local people and wholesales it to retailers. He mainly obtains unusual fish from other collectors and certain well-known South American fishermen.

  • He breeds them for around one year and provides them per the customer’s need. He lives in one building flat, where he has 55 to 60 tanks for farming.

  • Malik is of Sri Lankan ancestry, and after suffering in the war-torn political environment, he & his family immigrated to Canada as political refugees when he was 12. He began growing fish at seven, motivated by his father.

  • Every month, he spends about $500 on fish meals and $100 on medicine. Aquamalik is his YouTube channel, where he gives fish farming guidance in live sessions.

  • He makes roughly $5000 per tank by selling the fish. His annual net revenue from this side activity is roughly $45,000.

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13. Start a transportation service

How Much Can You Make?
$12,000 — $364,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$15,000
Skills

Examples of a successful transportation service:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a transportation service:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a transportation service ➜

Case Study

Hello, my name is Irakli Litanishvili and I am a co-founder of a group of companies called Aim of Emperor that operates in three niches: aviation, fuel & ground handling, and IT. One of the recent additions is Mirai Flights, where I stand as CEO & co-founder.

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14. Start an ecotourism business

Examples of a successful ecotourism business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a ecotourism business:

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15. Start a boat repair business

Examples of a successful boat repair business:

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16. Start a canoe paddles business

How Much Can You Make?
$100,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful canoe paddles business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a canoe paddles business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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Case Study

I'm Shenglong You, one of the co-founders of Thurso Surf. We make award-winning stand-up paddleboards packages with best-in-class accessories to make every step of your journey to the water easier than ever so you can focus on having fun out there.

Since 2018 when we launched thursosurf.com we have grown rapidly and earned a name as one of the best SUP brands in the highly competitive mid-range market. We've sold thousands of boards in dozens of countries, including the US, Canada, the UK, and the EU. We’ve been named one of the top blogs in the SUP sector and we've seen traffic increase 16X since our first year in operation with sales not far behind. We're still in rapid growth mode and don't plan on slowing down!

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17. Start a dinner cruises business

Examples of a successful dinner cruises business:

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18. Start a restaurant

How Much Can You Make?
$5,000 — $61,650,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$57,500
Skills

Examples of a successful restaurant:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a restaurant:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a restaurant ➜

Case Study

Hi, I’m Andrei Calinescu and I am the Founder and CEO of One Life Meals.

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19. Start an ice skating business

Examples of a successful ice skating business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a ice skating business:

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20. Start a kite surfing business

Examples of a successful kite surfing business:

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21. Become a bed and breakfast owner

Examples of a successful bed and breakfast owner:

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22. Start a bar

Time To Revenue
390 days
Skills
Business model

Examples of a successful bar:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a bar:

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23. Start a convention & business center business

Examples of a successful convention & business center business:

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24. Start a bike rental store

Examples of a successful bike rental store:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a bike rental store:

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25. Start a houseboat rentals business

Examples of a successful houseboat rentals business:

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26. Become a scuba diving instructor

Average Initial Investment
$4,000
Skills

Examples of a successful scuba diving instructor:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a scuba diving instructor:

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27. Start a cottage houses business

Examples of a successful cottage houses business:

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28. Start a fishing tools and accessories business

Examples of a successful fishing tools and accessories business:

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29. Start a foil-board business

Examples of a successful foil-board business:

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30. Start a beach bags brand

Examples of a successful beach bags brand:

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31. Start a cruise ship travel agent business

Average Initial Investment
$1,500
Skills

Examples of a successful cruise ship travel agent business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a cruise ship travel agent business:

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32. Start a small harbor business

Examples of a successful small harbor business:

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33. Start a spa retreat center

Examples of a successful spa retreat center:

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34. Start a child care business

Average Initial Investment
$100,000
Time To Revenue
180 days
Skills
Business model

Examples of a successful child care business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a child care business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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35. Become a lemonade seller

Examples of a successful lemonade seller:

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36. Start a glamping business

Examples of a successful glamping business:

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37. Start a boat cleaning service

Examples of a successful boat cleaning service:

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38. Start a snack food kiosk

Examples of a successful snack food kiosk:

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39. Start a floating docks business

Examples of a successful floating docks business:

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40. Start a wine tour business

Examples of a successful wine tour business:

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41. Start a jet ski rental business

Examples of a successful jet ski rental business:

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42. Start a yacht rentals business

Average Initial Investment
$200
Skills

Examples of a successful yacht rentals business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a yacht rentals business:

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43. Start an apartment rental business

Average Initial Investment
$109,000
Skills

Examples of a successful apartment rental business:

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44. Start a wind surfing business

Examples of a successful wind surfing business:

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45. Start an event organizing business

How Much Can You Make?
$3,000 — $108,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful event organizing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a event organizing business:

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Case Study

Hi guys! My name is Bosco Soler and I'm the founder and only FTE employee of SinOficina: the first online coworking for the Spanish speaking community of freelancers and entrepreneurs.

What it started as a need to solve my own isolation as a freelance a year and a half ago, became a subscription model business that is now my main source of income making $3K/mo without spending a dollar (or euro) on paid advertisement.

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46. Start a sailing school business

Examples of a successful sailing school business:

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47. Start a sun loungers rental business

Examples of a successful sun loungers rental business:

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48. Start a camping equipment rental business

Examples of a successful camping equipment rental business:

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49. Start a hotels business

How Much Can You Make?
$15,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$250,500
Skills

Examples of a successful hotels business:

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Case Study

Hi! I am Ezinne Iroanya-Adeoye, founder and CEO of SKNMUSE! SKNMUSE is a premium beauty brand dedicated to elevating the beauty experience for Black Women. We currently make Body-Care products, rich textures of creams and oils that cater to your soul’s vessel with a candle line to serenade your senses. Our cuticle oil is rated to10 by ELLE USA, however, our Devine Body Oil is the true showstopper.

As a new brand, one of our main priorities is building and maintaining a strong community, so customer retention is extremely important for us. We currently have a 40% customer retention rate with a 169% increase in revenue! Last year we made less than $35,000 in total revenue. This year we made $30,000 in our first quarter alone.

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50. Start a pedal boat rentals business

Examples of a successful pedal boat rentals business:

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51. Start an e-scooter business

Examples of a successful e-scooter business:

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52. Start a beach hats brand

Examples of a successful beach hats brand:

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53. Start a lifeguard training business

Examples of a successful lifeguard training business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a lifeguard training business:

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54. Start a skates business

Examples of a successful skates business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a skates business:

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55. Start a summer camp

Examples of a successful summer camp:

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56. Become a swimming instructor

How Much Can You Make?
Skills

Examples of a successful swimming instructor:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a swimming instructor:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a swimming instructor ➜

Case Study
  • Paulana Lamonier started this swimming coaching school named Black People Will Swim specifically to break the stereotype that black people don’t swim.

  • Although Black People Will Swim officially launched in January 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic delayed the start of swim lessons until July 2021.

  • Paulana Lamonier's small business journey began operations thanks to a tweet. When she tweeted that she wanted to teach 30 Black people how to swim on Long Island, New York, she received hundreds of requests from people all over the country.

  • Motivated by her personal experience and tired of stereotypes and statistics, Lamonier set out to change this statistic, and thus Black People Will Swim was born.

  • Within a few years, the 31-year-old was able to secure a pool, hire swim coaches, and begin teaching students.

  • The founder used $5,000 of her savings to start the company, which included forming an LLC, renting a pool, and hiring a business coach and a creative director.

  • Since then, she has raised nearly $136,000 in grants, including a $10,000 grant from Adidas and a $25,000 grant from American Express, both of which aim to support female founders who are making a difference in sports.

  • Currently, Paulana makes around $500 to $1000 after paying for the rent, the instructors, and her aquatic director.

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57. Start a kayak rental business

Examples of a successful kayak rental business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a kayak rental business:

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58. Start a jet surf & underwater sea scooters rental business

Examples of a successful jet surf & underwater sea scooters rental business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a jet surf & underwater sea scooters rental business:

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59. Start a cabins rental business

Examples of a successful cabins rental business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a cabins rental business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

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60. Start a souvenir shop

Time To Revenue
180 days
Skills
Business model

Examples of a successful souvenir shop:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a souvenir shop:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a souvenir shop ➜

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