Green Gym

Author: Alex  |  Category: Lifestyle

Gyms and fitness centers are sprouting everywhere. However, if we put on your thinking cap and think out of the box, you might just be able to create a whole new market. For most gyms, you have to pay to gain access to a gym. Have you ever come across gyms, that pays you for using their equipments? I guess not.

Consider Green Microgym, a new age fitness center that focuses on renewable energy to power up gyms. Combining solar technology and human to generate electricity through energy generating equipment, they are making huge savings on energy cost. They even have  the “Burn and Earn” program that pays you $1 per hour for using their energy generating equipment.

What a great to save the planet and get fit at the same time.

Personalized Concierge Service

Author: Alex  |  Category: Services

 Not having time to run your personal errands, why not quit and run a personalized concierge service. The founders of Vibrant Lifestyle, a Malaysian-based company did just that.


The busy young engineers didn’t have time to do their errands, so they quit their jobs and decided to just run errands for themselves and for others. With a start-up capital of USD25,000 they entered this business and to date, they have 200 clients to service and run errands ranging from shopping for groceries, catering, planning holidays, paying bills and even walking the dogs.


A good business for those who does not like office work.


Author: Alex  |  Category: Transportation

There is a great business opportunity in town. Providing free transportation that does not pollute the environment, does not consume and fuel and yet you can still earn a decent living from it. Introducing Ecocab, the new age version of a trishaw.

Ecocabs are a fleet of modern passenger tricycles operating a free shuttle service between specific time every day of the week. Ecocabs basically earns revenue from sponsors who advertises on their ecocabs.

What can I say. It’s a definite winner especially if your town allows or already has trishaw operations. Time to give your town a little more flavour.


Author: Alex  |  Category: Online

As more and more company becomes more reliant on the public information to contribute  ideas, crowdsourcing has become a very real and important business idea. The basic idea of crowdsourcing is to tap into the collective intelligence of the public at large to complete business-related tasks that a company would normally either perform itself or outsource to a third-party provider. Whether it is to get ideas for a new business idea, a new product or the design of the next laptop memory, crowdsourcing has become a source of innovation.

Consider Cambrian House, an organization that focuses on developing companies that emerged from their crowdsourced discoveries. Their portfolio includes Gwabs™, Greedy or Needy™, FilmRiot™ and the Chaordix™ crowdsourcing platform. So the next time you hit a road block, try crowdsourcing.

New Age Vehicle

Author: Alex  |  Category: Transportation


It’s a boat. It’s a plane. No it’s actually “AirFish-3”, a revolutionary invention that combines technology from the water and the air.

AirFish-3(AF3) is a 2-seater recreational craft operating in ground effect at 1m above water. However, this craft is capable of dynamic jumps at 4.5 meter nominal height and at 10m maximum height. The AirFish-3 is made of fibreglass and aluminium composite construction with fabric wings. This unit is designed for easy transportation and can be folded to fit on a car trailer. Cruising at 57 knots the AirFish-3 is about 5 times faster than a comparable boat.

I am sure many boat lovers out there will soon be searching for this so start securing yourself a dealership.


Healthy Food Delivery

Author: Alex  |  Category: Food, Retail

In the food and beverage industry, we have many restaurants and fast food chain offering delivery services to capture more market share. However, there is one F&B business that can do more by offering delivery services. How about offering healthy food and snacks delivery service to consumers.

With more and more people facing weight issues and sales of diet pills sky rocketing, people are looking for alternatives to combat weight issues. Healthy food delivery service could be the answer for this. Consider Uptown Juice Bar, it has been in business for more than 15 years in New York City.  This business continues to receive acclaim for its holistic approach and education of healthy vegetarian living. 

Everyday, the restaurant serve sumptuous vegetarian cuisine with soy protein, gluten’s flavored to taste like fish, chicken, duck and assortments of vegetables along with brown rice and other holistic starch dishes.  They even have vegetarian pizza, fish and turkey burgers along with veggie wraps are quick meals to go. 

What a great idea!


Artistic Lightings

Author: Alex  |  Category: Lifestyle

For every home, we certainly need lights. Without it, your home is without energy and character. It is also essential to promote human health.  Lighting can affect your mood or even how you feel inside of a home and give drama to the room.

Other than provide visibility, the right piece of lighting accessory could become a decoration piece making your rooms feel like an art gallery. There is definitely r potential combining lighting and arts. Consider Bloominglites and Maxim Lighting. They supply decorative light that has artistic value. Great way to create something special for yourself.


Gourmet Popcorns

Author: Alex  |  Category: Retail


There are many ways you can create new businesses. One way is to use old marketing methods to sell new products.  Another way is to sell old products using new marketing methods. Take for example popcorns.

Popcorns are not new products, they have been around for ages but if you can creative find new ways to re-package, you might just create a whole new market. Consider Popcornopolis. They sell gourmet popcorns that comes in gift baskets with a wide array of unique choices such as Rocky Road, Cinnamon Toast, Cheeses and etc. What a  great way to make old things new! 


Diaper Disposal System

Author: Alex  |  Category: Gadgets

For those who have actually raised kids or at least have taken care of babies, one of the main problems when dealing with babies is dealing with smelly disposable diapers. How to get rid of used diapers effectively without having to sniff the bad odors constantly at home?

There is a new diaper disposal system in town that tackles this issue. It is called Diaper Dekor Plus. What can I say, it is cost effective, low-tech and takes care of business. For those who open shops that supplies baby accessories, something that you can consider.

Online Wedding Ring Designer

Author: Alex  |  Category: Online, Retail

They say diamond rings are a girl’s best friend. If that is true, how do you get a perfect diamond ring for your wife or girl friend.

Many wedding rings that are available in the jewelry shop come readily made and there is not much you can do to customize it. There are certain specialty shops that offers customized rings but only a few have capitalized on the world of Internet.

Consider Mondera an online diamond engagement and wedding ring specialist. They allow buyers to customize their rings online and it will be delivered to your door step or for collection. Great way to tap into the online market.