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Every great business is founded upon a great idea. If you’re in the market for a new startup venture, the risks of any new company can be daunting if your idea is deemed a bit “out there.” It’s usually the way the cookie crumbles, any idea is potentially a bad one, but there are startup ideas that funders are happier to throw their money at.

Healthcare

Is it any surprise, that with more and more healthcare organizations becoming privatized around the world, that ordinary people are crying out for healthcare that is affordable. When opting for a medical practice it’s important to pick a location where there are veritable gaps in the market, and then make the practice as user-friendly as possible. Having a medical fitout has shown to increase turnover by an average of 40% in the first 12 to 18 months, so it’s not just the location that matters, but the quality of your setup too. This obviously extends to the right staff. A lot of medical professionals are looking for a way to practice that doesn’t compromise their integrity, and if you can appeal to them by offering what they really want, an opportunity to help properly, you can get a high caliber of worker.   

Education

Parents will move their children to the other side of the earth for the best education, and likewise, people over the age of 30 are becoming more prone to retraining. So by forming an educational authority and having certified teachers on board, either by doing night classes. Or by providing online tutoring, the age of education combined with the limitless communication possibilities, it’s very easy to tutor someone via Skype or to complete a whole degree or masters qualification without having to attend a class.

Robotics

Looking into the future, and what roles we have left, the scope is becoming incredibly slim. In the next twenty years, there will be a change from managing people to complete basic tasks in a factory or in a contact center to managing robots and machinery who will be as adept at completing tasks but without human error. And so this can put a high proportion of menial workers out of a job, we will still need people to operate these machines. As part of making people indispensable, it’s certainly a very good selling point for a company. Maybe running an agency of robot operators who have already been trained or schooling people in the next phase of menial work gives you a distinct advantage in the modern world.   

Going Green

We’ve already seen the effects of going green on all businesses, and although finding cost-effective ways to run a company is something that every entrepreneur thinks about, being adept at what is the next big thing will prove to be a real money spinner. The discovery that “fatbergs” can be used to harness energy is a recent example, and as we are using up all our natural resources, a startup in the next big energy supply will belie an ability to keep ahead of the trends.

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Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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