Top 10 Small Business Ideas/Opportunities in Kenya For 2013

This is a list of top 10 small business ideas/opportunities in Kenya for 2013, 2014, and 2015 you should invest. Kenya is a business hub country located in East Africa. Kenya is a good place for entrepreneurs to think of investing in 2013 and staring their ventures for profitmaximization. 
There are several reasons why you should choose Kenya as your next investment destination.However, before making decisions to invest in Kenya, it is important to explore the top small business ideas/opportunities in the developing country.
Top 10 Small Business Ideas/Opportunities in Kenya For 2013

1.Real Estate  Business in Kenya

Many Kenyans are opting to live in the urban areas and the rental houses are on high demand. Getting a plot to develop your plot in Kenya is easy though you should make proper consultations to avoid conman ship. Real estate is a good business idea and opportunity that you should think of investing in Kenya and any other developing country such as Nigeria.

2.Starting a Childcare Centre Business in Kenya

Starting a childcare centre is a good business idea in Kenya that can be started with a minimal capital of $100 -$10,000. It is currently the most lucrative business in the country. Many parents are opting to leave their children in the day-care/childcare centres compared to leaving them with house helps. This is because of the increasing insecurity from the house helps who tend to sell babies or give them a bad diet.

3.Starting a School/University in Kenya

Starting a university in Kenya is a hot business idea. The main public universities in the country cannot accommodate the large number of students graduating from high schools, hence the increasing number of private universities. However, starting a school/university is not an idea for every other entrepreneur – you need high amounts of capital.

4.Network Marketing in Kenya

You can invest your time and money in the network marketing sector in Kenya.  There are several networking firms in the country such as GNLD, Tianshi, and Forever Living among others. You can make good cash through network marketing. Network marketing is now working excellently in the blogosphere and with the increasing online communities in Kenya, someone should think of Network marketing as big business investment in Kenya

5.Transport Industry in Kenya

You can decide to invest in the transport industry in Kenya which is a best deal for medium entrepreneurs. It is even better to invest in the long distance route such as from the Capital City Nairobi to Mombasa, Kisumu, and Business.

Top 10 Small Business Investment Opportunities in Kenya For 2013

6.Starting a Writing Agency and Target Kenyans

Kenyans are the best freelancers around the world (this is a fact). Kenyans do not disappoint in providing freelance services. Many companies from United Kingdom, United States and Canada are using the services of Kenyans. This is a multimillionaire business idea that can be started with a capital of $500

7.Starting a Supermarket in Kenya

Supermarkets in Kenya are posting a turnover of about $17,000,000 per year. Getting the capital and the location can be a challenge though someone can start from a Kiosk to a Supermarket.

8.Entertainment Joints in Kenya

Many people around the world like to party. Starting an entertainment joint in Kenya is a good business idea that can make you a millionaire in 6 months. 

9.Investing in the E-commerce in Kenya

Some of the companies in the e-commerce are competing for ad spec in the mainstream media in the country. This indicates that there is a good deal investing in the business. For instance, Olx, BidorBuy, and Pigiame are competing for supremacy in the country for the e-commerce business

10.Startinga Salon/Barber Shop in Kenya

I have recently noticed that Barber shops next to my residence are improving every single day. They are including massage and other beauty related products. This is a good small business idea because every one of us likes to be smart. These are some of the top business ideas and opportunities you can invest in Kenya. There are many other ideas out there you can think of starting with a little capital. I will share more ideas and the specifics of each idea
top 10 small business ideas/opportunities in Kenya for 2013


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    2. Call me on 0738013261 we can talk of business opportunities to partner.

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  6. i like the idea of a daycare center or school. but i think the initial capital would be more than 10k. thanks for the ideas. keep up the good work

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  8. It is good idea up above there, but now where do we get capital, capital, capital, am a fresh graduate and have no job but wanna start a business, where do i get capital, could you give us some Ideas that require little or no capital.

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  9. Wonderful ideas;
    Any guidelines in starting a Daycare business.. I am interested. Kindly mail me on

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  11. I like the idea of Supermarket, Transportation and Farming. I would like to invest 50k+. Can someone guide and help me to fine the best way to move on. The important with business to move with family, hence, would like to know as well how can I get visa/permit for family to join me.

  12. I am very much interested in 3d theater/cinema to do in Nairobi, Kenya. Nowadays, there are 4,5,6,7,8,9d theaters/cinemas are there. Most of these theater are either in good malls or in amusement parks or public/tourist places. It shows 15-20 minutes movie which is very popular all over in the world. Do someone know such theaters/cinema are there in Nairobi, if yes, where and how does these do the business? Can someone tell me how I as Pakistan do this business in Kenya? Does anyone from Kenya would like to invest with me as working partner (50/50) and look at the possibility doing this buzz there? I would also like the possibilities of doing the following buzz information and partnership (50/50) :

    - Supermarket (Medium or above) How much will it need investment?
    - Gas Station with minimart, carwash, auto services will cost?
    - Transportation...How much a Bus (40 or 25 seater) cost

    If there someone who can help me finding these information and interested to be partner (50/50) to start the buzz. It is always good to do the business in partnership cus it provides the manpower, help ad support for the success of the buzz.

    Looking forward to hear soon.

    My email id is and skype is is "ziakhan197123" to contact me.



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