Small business ideas in Bangladesh

Small business ideas in Bangladesh

As a newspaper report of Bangladesh, 11 lac (more than one million) educated people are unemployed. Neither employees are (job seeker) happy for salary nor employers are happy to appoint unskilled and imperfect people. I shall not go to find the reason for such a situation. Rather inspire the young people to reduce unemployment scenario.  Why do you not start a small business! You have spread, talent, the capability of taking small risks, bright future for your next generation. Why are you dependent on the job! Let giving example, you have 10 years' experience in a particular job and your current salary is Taka 100,000 or 100,000 (+-). When you will retire from your job your child will start from the beginning as Jr. Executive like you (10 years back). The same hard-working will have to do with your son/ daughter. Besides, the private job is not secured at all.  No performance, fire!

When your business in Bangladesh gets to a good position you can even expand your business to a foreign country. You must consider Malaysia. Company Registration in Malaysia is simple if you know the steps and rules.

Why do you not start a small business! Today’s small business will be bigger after 10 years if you utilize your talent, patience, time, knowledge, and money. Your son/ daughter will not have to start his carrier as Jr. Executive. They will take a good position of Chair and happy rest of life. A good business never dies. Grandson becomes proudly run the business of Grandpa.

Doing fast food business

As small business ideas in Bangladesh, new entrepreneurs can start fast food shops. If you can find a good location near the official area, crowd area, business area, etc can set up a small fast food business? You can offer discounts/ free for a certain period for the regular customers. Apply different marketing policies to connect the customers.

Coffee shop business idea

There are some popular names of Coffee as Espresso, Cappuccino, Americano, Caffe Latte, Caf au Lait, Cafe Mocha, Caramel Macchiato, and may have other names of coffee. However, you can focus on coffee that is more choice able by customers. After a certain period, multiple coffee shops can be opened in different areas under your brand name. Remember, business is nothing but ideas.

Restaurant Business Ideas

Location, I mean search for a wonderful location to start a restaurant business. Location can be at crowd area, business area, near or inside of shopping mall, etc. Ideas of location can be Gulshan, Uttara, Dhanmondi, Motijheel, etc in Dhaka. As a suggestion you can do the following: keep enough space to display your food items, make the restaurant clean, no smoky for cooking, good manner of staffs, clean dish, lots of VORTA items, different rice items, and curry & vegetable items. Offer discounts and make membership with the regular customers.

Online business Marketing & SEO

As small business ideas in Bangladesh now I shall discuss SEO and online marketing. It’s a gentle business that can start with a small team if you are an expert in this field. Marketing of any product or service depends on online in this generation. Because most of the people are active online and use Facebook, YouTube, Internet Browser, Email, etc as communication media. Online marketing is cheaper than offline (new paper) marketing. SEO, Search Engine Optimization of Google works on multiple policies and as so when search people in Google one name comes first then 2nd, 3rd …and 10, mean total almost 10 items have appeared if search particular product or anything.  Who appears at first of 10 is selected to have look and read inside. Who searches the 2nd page, 3rd page, and next to find necessary information from Google browser? Do you know why one comes first and why one goes at number 10 on the first page? Learn from here:

Used goods sell

These are very good small business ideas in Bangladesh now a day. You can purchase lots of used goods and sell them online. In that case, you can open online selling goods by attractive design web site. There are different types of price can choice as desired. In addition, you can sell them by free advertisement with


and many more sites are available to publish a free advertisement.

Garment goods sell

Bangladesh is one of the leading countries in the world on garment products. Many small and medium businesses have been established based on garment sectors. As doing small and medium enterprises supply raw materials, needle, cotton, Pin, Jeep, etc necessary goods to complete cloths.

Doing buying house business

Lots of buying house enterprises are located in Baridhara, Dhaka, Mirpur, Chitaggong and may have some other places. Buyers (experts) who contact the foreign buyers to get order of cloths to deliver as their demand. Buyer (expert) knows the price of cotton, quality of cotton, making cost, and ins and outs of garments goods. They (experts) get a quotation from foreign buyers upon agreement of delivery of goods. Once an agreement is made, the expert contacts the garments factory to make the requirement complete. It's another small business idea in Bangladesh.

Professional service

Educated people can start professional service businesses like HR consultancy and training, income tax service. Some others like audit service, legal service, business consultant, and risk management. As the plan of doing business in Bangladesh, you can start a financial consultancy, engineering, and many more.

Virtual Trade Business Ideas

As our suggestion of small business ideas in Bangladesh, you can start a trading business. To start a trading business need capital and a channel. Let, you are starting a rice business in Bangladesh. Collect information on rice selling price in multiple places (districts) where rice is more produced. Buy the goods (rice) at a low cost and sell them in places where the price is higher (Dhaka). You can do the same business sitting in your home town. Like that, many other businesses can start (corn, chicken, cattle, wheat) appointing a small number of staff and low investment. Strong communication, reliable partner, and tie with healthy people are necessary to start such a profitable business in Bangladesh.

Super shop Business Ideas

To start a super shop business is costly, then how it can be a small business! Start a super shop as planned of doing business in one place at first. Pay full attention to business, hard work, hire smart staff and make customers happy. After then, open another branch or sell franchise to multiple places upon agreement with franchise buyers.

Skill Training

HR training, Tax Training, Engineering, Computer, IT training, and many more training center businesses are good enough to earn money in Bangladesh.

Most profitable business

The young people who are seeking jobs are suggested to start a fisheries business in Bangladesh. Take a short or long training from the Local Government Fisheries Department on Fisheries. Bengali people live on fish. A lot of ponds & Channels are available in Bangladesh which is suitable for this business. You may start such businesses as small business ideas in Bangladesh.

Small Business Ideas in Bangladesh

Business in Bangladesh

Poultry Farm

Small business ideas in Bangladesh: This is another smart business that has been booming in Bangladesh. Eggs, chicken, and food of chicken are very good business. Take training before starting such a business and talk with multiple numbers of poultry businessmen to collect information and gather good knowledge on this business. But yes, poultry farm location should be near high way or inside of good communication area where heavyweight trucks or vehicle can easily enter into your farm to drop goods and pick up goods as well.

Online book

Small business ideas in Bangladesh: Do you have any idea how many people of Bangladesh use online? Though we have noticed hobby of reading books are going down gradually. But, some others the number is not small fond of reading books till now. Many book worms are alive in Bangladesh. To purchase books from book shops, Nilkhet, Shahbag, etc in Dhaka city, the area is a matter of time. It takes time to find good books as well. And desirable books are not found in one stall. So, build up a website or apps where plenty of books can be published for the readers on a lower budget than physical books.

Online cloth sells

It's a new business in Bangladesh. People are starting to sell clothes online. Lady's dress, kid's, fashionable items, gents T-Shirt, Panjabi, etc are preferable items to sell online.

Profitable Website, e-commerce, App development online business

It’s a growing business in Bangladesh to develop an e-commerce site, forum, Q &A, webpage, apps and etc. Business owners are getting a flavor of using apps now a day. But it needs more awareness of the advantages of uploading apps. Selling products are easier now a day by apps. The figure of android users is not small in Bangladesh.


Goods sellers can build an E-Commerce site to increase the number of sales. To build an e-commerce site can visit here to get a quote to develop an e-commerce site.

Doing Export and Import Business

Small business ideas in Bangladesh

Small business ideas in Bangladesh

It's always one of the good businesses. Goods can export to those areas where demand and purchase from where the same goods are available to have. Import item of goods in Bangladesh are Chocolates, Bags, Vehicles, Computers, Mobiles, Cosmetics, Motor parts and etc. Examples of export goods are Cloths, Beverage items, prawns, Crab, Cement, and others. It is always a category of small business ideas in Bangladesh and any other country.

Doing Kids shop Business

This is very good business if you can start. Your preserved items can be baby clothes, shoes, toys, small vehicles, by cycles, small motor, etc. Parents prefer to purchase goods for the kids to make them happy. You may not have an idea how fantastic business it is! You may visit some kid's shops located in Dhaka to get ideas before start own business.

Doing digital farming business

From the ancient village, people live in farming. The farming system has been changed now a day. There are different types of rice, Rabi crops, Fisheries, Hatcheries, vegetables, and some other businesses that can start as smart businesses. You can change your destiny by starting a small business in Bangladesh.


People of Bangladesh enjoy vacations in Cox’s Bazar,  Jaflong, Sylhet, Bandarban, Rangamati, Saint Martin, Sundarban, and some other places. You can offer a package of tours to multiple spots at a reasonable cost that is lower than individual visit costs. Appoint guide to comfort the tourist for seeing the places and enjoy each moment. You can add a music band to keep relaxed and book a good hotel and overcome every step smartly as a businessman. You can start promoting online about your business.

Student counseling

The education rate in Bangladesh is growing up massively than in previous years. But it’s a matter of sorry that very few students are good learners. It’s truly speaking actual education standard is at the bottom. This is why the employer is not getting the right person and the employee is not getting good remuneration. To develop education standards there is no alternative to proper learning as a student. Very few higher educated people are working in a foreign country in a good position from Bangladesh. Because they are not eligible for fighting with international staff at the foreign job market. However, considering the poor education system many healthy parents are thinking to study abroad for their children. Education counseling is a good business in Bangladesh if you are capable to start a business.

School Business Ideas

Kinder garden school, English medium school, art school, the secondary school of any medium business is the most successful business in Bangladesh. There are two profits to start a school business, one: honor, Two: Financial benefit. The owner of the school keeps good relations with the local house owners of the surrounding area. They get the opportunity to introduce to popular persons of this area. Profit might start from the year of 4th or 5th of establishing the school.

Homemade goods Ideas

Home-made Achar, Chatni, different types of salt, Ghee, Milk made goods, Pitha, Jeli, Chips and many more products are made and sold in market commercially. You may need a BSTI certificate and trade license to sell them in the market for consumers.  It’s a very good small business in Bangladesh. The first time, you may start to contact with some shops and later on selling areas can be extended time to time.

Electric Goods import Business

TV, Freeze, Oven, Iron, Fan, Air Condition, Hitter, Sound Box, Mosquito killer, and many more products can import from China, Malaysia, India, Japan and sell them in Bangladesh as a whole seller or retailers. You may sell through a distributor if you are imported directly.

Rice Supply

Now a day people of major cities find thin rice as good-looking. Once it was cooked thin rice become fatty. Thin rice price is higher than fatty rice. Do you know why rice consumers are cheated? Auto rice mill by which fatty rice becomes thinner after cutting. The consumer becomes cheated from the market purchasing rice. Finding actual thin rice is tough presently. If you can supply actual thin rice in the market and promote them correctly consumers may attract and start buying your rice. You may open your own shops in multiple places as an actual thin rice seller. Now you may want to know about company registration in Bangladesh.

Other small business ideas in Bangladesh

  • Packaging
  • Printing
  • Cosmetics
  • Photography
  • Event Management
  • Fuska & Chatpati
  • International Courier
  • Iron recycling
  • Dealership business.

Successful Steps of Doing business in Bangladesh

  • Business ideas and plan (make super 3D plan)
  • Capital (as business need)
  • Know 4 P (Product, Price, Place and Promotion)
  • Take risk (small investment and steps)
  • Be patience (5 years)
  • Meet legal formalities (license)
  • Communication (Government and private)
  • Build local and international network (by social network)
  • Analysis of the market and competitors (Keypoint)
  • Do something better than others (Looks different)
  • Pay Tax and VAT on honesty

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