There is a big myth about startups that one should have a very ‘out of the box’ idea to do well in entrepreneurship, but this statement is not valid for every startup. The main idea behind starting something on your own should be solving a particular problem that is faced by consumers. This problem can be simple and complex too. A lot of the wannabe entrepreneurs don’t even start anything because they overthink about it. We have collected some startups that are solving very basic problems of consumers and are earning good amount of money.
Blogging used to be a good pastime hobby for a lot of people but nowadays it has become a very good profession. IndiBlogger is a venture that connects bloggers with the brands to help them in collaborating. A blogger has to pay nothing to sign up on IndiBlogger but has to write 5 quality articles about any topic. This website got popularity after the investment from a friend called Nitin Bindal, who gave Rs 32 lakh as a fund for marketing and infrastructure of Indiblogger.
2. Work Better
Most of the youngsters in India don’t get a good job due to lack of industrial training that can teach them practical aspects of their respective professions. Swapnil Kamat has tried to solve this issue through his startup called ‘Work Better’ where youngsters are given teachings about the corporate world. These are helpful for companies as well because they are getting trained workers for the jobs. Some of the big names in their client list are:- Sony India, Trident Hotels, Tata communications, HDFC Bank, Hindustan Petroleum, and Philips.
The founders of this startup didn’t have business backgrounds but they wanted to do something valuable. This thinking led them to launch a design company named Threesixtyone Degrees. Both partners are graduates from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (Anirban from Kolkata, Rajesh from Delhi) and met first time at Pantaloons where they came to do a job. They launched their startup at the Lakme India Fashion Week in 2009 and received a huge amount of love from the fashion lovers.
4. Zao Foods
In this fast world, everyone is in a rush and tends to forget about the most important thing in life which is health. Mitali Kalra who has done her MBA in finance from INSEAD in France wanted to provide healthy and tasty food to the people of Delhi. So, she left her banking job and invested Rs 14 lakh in her startup which was registered as Zao Foods Private Limited. Soon her hard work started getting the good response and now she is earning more than the job she used to do.
Under the Mango Tree is a startup that sells quality honey. The business idea of this company is very simple. The honey from different sources is tested, certified and packaged in a plant which is on rent in the industrial areas of Mumbai. The packaged honey is sold online across the country and offline to the public of Mumbai and Banglore. The very famous Taj Hotels is one of their clients.
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So no need to worry if you don’t have a very big idea, just try to find a problem people face and start working towards its solution.