Some businesses that can be started with little capital include consulting in a field in which the worker has experience, as well as convenience services such as house cleaning or dog walking. Other businesses that require little capital to start are paid research providers and a virtual assistant business.
In addition to providing services, workers can also start businesses that offer goods for sale with little capital. Some of these include a mobile app company that markets and sells programs for mobile devices or a specialty food provider in which foods are grown or prepared by the company. It is also possible to turn a hobby such as jewelry making or calligraphy into a business with only a small investment of capital.