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5 part-time enterprise concepts for these hungry for novelty

Serves early adopters, consumers who want to try new products and services and who rely on technology and innovation.

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There are industries that are changing the world today, like 3D printing – which will be valued at more than $ 17,200 by 2021 – and medical applications. This is because there will always be first-time consumers or early adopters trying out new offers without the public needing to be informed.

Dare to start with a very innovative and technological business model.

1. 3D printing

Consulting firm AT Kearney predicts this technology will have a market value of $ 17.2 billion by 2020, 25% more than in 2014. It prints 3D objects for clients of companies such as jewelry, medicine, architecture and design. According to provider 3D Market, the initial investment to start a business of this type can range from $ 39,130 ​​to $ 279,822, depending on the equipment and the amount of filaments you buy. Use websites like 3D Hubs and Make XYZ that connect those looking for these services to 3D printers near their location to promote your services.

2. Superfoods

So-called superfoods help people get the nutrients that their body doesn't naturally produce. Some of these are: goji berries (red berries with 500 times more vitamin C per ounce than oranges), acai (tropical berries high in antioxidants), spirulina (seaweed with 70% protein), chia (highest omega-3 Source), hemp (contains omega 3 and 6 and antioxidants) and raw cocoa. Distribute these food options at organic markets, local bazaars or with individual health conscious consumers. Expand your customer base by offering options for the children's market.

3. Virtual cards

Digital business cards are available when needed, not out of stock or lost. To do this, create a web platform through which your customers can enter their data, customize the design with logo and photo and share their cards by message, email or on social networks such as WhatsApp, Facebook, LinkedIn or Skype. It offers packages with different features (data storage capacity, degree of personalization and benefits such as digital card holders) and payment schemes (monthly or yearly) as well as an option for companies. Activate an app so that your users can access and share their digital map from their smartphone.

4. Medical app

Technology can simplify day-to-day activities, such as medical advice, and provide the ability to provide remote care to answer questions or follow up on treatment. On a 24/7 digital platform, collect a base of doctors and specialists for patients to chat with and offer them a commission based on the number of treatments and their quality. While the app is not a substitute for professional medical advice, it does help people make better decisions about their health and, if necessary, refer them to a specialist to confirm a diagnosis.

5. Personal digital stylist

If you find it easy to mix and match colors, patterns, and clothing, leverage your fashion tastes with an image advice app. This allows your users to ask you questions about their appearance in real time and be inspired by global trends that you post on the platform. Do you have friends who share your skills and good taste? Add them up to resolve doubts and advise those who do not know what to wear to attend social events, deals, appointments, or for their everyday life. If you have an interesting community, reach out to designers and clothing brands so they can target specific audiences with their campaigns.

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