The Best Industries for Starting a Business Right Now

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Online Dating and Matchmaking

Cupid is alive, well, and living on the Internet these days. The online dating and matchmaking industry grew by 2.3 percent between 2008 and 2011, and it is poised to grow by 2.8 percent annually through 2016. The growth is fueled by high profit margins and relatively low barriers to entry (at least for now). Then there's the fact that social stigma against meeting your mate online is vanishing fast. In fact, some studies show that as many as 30 percent of newly married couples first met through the click of a mouse. Read more.