Startup Ideas

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Want to create a startup company? Our guides will help you come up with the best startup ideas, and we’ll share plenty of tools and resources to help you reach success. We also recommend checking out our articles on startupsentrepreneurs, and how to start a startup.

Popular Startup Ideas by Category

We've created lists of innovative startup ideas that will help you become a successful entrepreneur. Explore the articles below to find the best startup idea for you!

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The 113 Best Startup Ideas to Make Money in 2021

Choosing an idea for your startup is the first step to getting your company up and running. We’ve developed a list of the best startup ideas to help you succeed.

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Best Tech Startup Ideas

Find the right idea for your future startup with the 35 best tech startup ideas with rapid growth and profitability in mind.

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Best Online Startup Ideas

We’ve compiled the 20 best online startup ideas that you can start from home.

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Low-Cost Startup Ideas

Learn how these low-cost startup ideas can turn into a successful, lucrative business.

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The Most Profitable Startup Ideas

The key to identifying a startup idea that is going to make you money is knowing the industries that are the most profitable.

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Startup Ideas for Social Entrepreneurs

Whether it’s building a tool or providing a service for existing charities — social entrepreneurs are a much needed part of the modern American fabric.

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Startup Ideas for Green Entrepreneurs

Check out our startup ideas for green entrepreneurs to make an environmental impact and help the earth.

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Startup Ideas for Education Entrepreneurs

If you think you have the teaching skills in addition to wanting to start a business, consider starting an education startup!

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Coming Up With Startup Ideas

Wondering how to come up with startup ideas and choose the right one for you? Read our guides below to get started!

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How to Come up With Startup Ideas

The makeup of any great startup idea is a creative solution, a standout product, and a passionate founder dedicated to growing the company.

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How to Choose The Right Startup Idea

We’ve determined the most important things you need to consider to choose the right startup idea.

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How 15 Founders Came Up With Their Startup Idea

You don’t have to be a business mastermind to come up with a great startup idea and these successful entrepreneurs prove it.

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Brainstorming Techniques for Generating Startup Ideas

The best way to get a headstart coming up with a great startup idea is to brainstorm. Check out these brainstorming techniques for generating startup ideas.

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Free Resources for Your Startup

Here are some free resources to help you with your new startup: