If you were handed a dollar-for-dollar check to start a business, what would you do? What type of business would you start? A successful online business can begin with a minimal investment. The next step is scaling up the business. This usually requires some serious capital to support the virtual team, inventory, and warehouse space. This depends on the nature of the business. For example, a business that sells products would require more capital than one that focuses on a service.
You may consider monetization. Amazon FBA, SaaS, e-commerce, and large content businesses are all examples. Most large content businesses generate revenue through a combination of monetizations. However, if you have only $500,000 to invest, you’re probably not able to achieve any of these goals. Besides, there are many things to consider when starting a business with a dollar-for-dollar budget.