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Why Buying a Running Business is a Better Option?

If a person is planning to be an entrepreneur then it is better to make an informative decision as which way to go.
BY Akshay Arora
Feature Writer, BusinessEx
Dec 08,2017

With the growing startups in all the industries, the competition is rising but there are some well-established players that are planning to make an exitfrom their business then you can take the benefit of it. So the question is whether you want to take the benefit of buying a running business or starting on your own. Like a coin has two faces heads and tails similarly there are always two sides of everything, so there are disadvantages and advantages of buying a business and starting up but at last, you have to decide which suits you the best.

The most common problem that is there in todays youth is they want to be an entrepreneur but they dont have any clue what they should do. Not everyone can find a successful business idea so everyone needs to have an alternative solution for it. But they need to understand those who try to copy some idea for a business generally end up shutting down and also lose their money that they have invested. So the best option is to buy an existing business in the industry so that you could have a satisfaction that you will get returns on your investment as you already have everything in place.

If you are wondering where you can buy a business which will meet your requirements for location, price, industry, growth rate, etc then Business Exchange is the right solution for it. BusinessEx platform understands all your needs and provides you flexibility in location, industry and help you find your business through its online marketplace. Regarding price, you can contact the seller on this platform and negotiate.

Why buy a running business?

Less Risk

In starting your own business, the whole risk of your investment is on your shoulders and the capability of yours to convert an idea into a reality. In India, it is seen that even some startups find investments get shut down after a while so wouldnt it better to find a solution with less risk. In buying a business you already know whether the business is doing great or not so you can make an informative and a more confident decision.

One-time Investment

Unlike startups, you dont need to invest in business from time to time as the business is still functioning and also generating revenue. It is a just one-time investment which you have to make while buying the business. Generally, all startups are at a loss in the first one to two years, so think wouldnt it be better to start earning from the beginning by buying a business.

Availability of resources

Well buying a business has some of its own benefit like you already have a process going on which could be supplied from a supplier, customer base, production, machinery and even running a business can get loans easily from banks. You dont have to take tension on how to build your network as you already have one.


You dont need to market yourself as much as it is needed in starting a new business. Your business name is already well known among the customers as well as competitors so there is already an existence of demand for your product.


Buying a business is a better option than starting your own venture can be concluded from the above-mentioned points. But there are some exceptional cases in which startup works too but that depends on the idea and its execution. If interested in buying or selling a business then BusinessEx is the best option for you.

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