Business Ideas in Consulting and Services: July 2023

Each month, my team and I carefully study articles, industry announcements and trends to highlight 10 opportunities to start or pivot to a new consulting and service business, combined with our own expert recommendations on entrepreneurship.

Here’s a quick preview of this month’s topics:

  1. Where great startup ideas come from (Inc.)
  2. Imperfectionism (HBR)
  3. Americans are working fewer hours (Bloomberg, LinkedIn)
  4. Security in government (WSJ, Dallas Morning News, Northwest Arkansas Gazette)
  5. Accountant shortage (WSJ, LinkedIn)
  6. Elearning (Global Market Insights)
  7. LinkedIn Global Green Skills report
  8. Consultants emerge as early Generative AI winners (WSJ, HBR)
  9. Large language models and data clean rooms on Snowflake (Snowflake)
  10. Cookie deprecation, EU data transfer (Digiday)
Feras Alhlou

Feras Alhlou

Feras has founded, grown, and sold businesses in Silicon Valley and abroad, scaling them from zero revenue to 7 and 8 figures. In 2019, he sold e-Nor, a digital marketing consulting company, to dentsu (a top-5 global media company). Feras has served as an advisor to 150+ other new startup businesses, and in his current venture, Start Up With Feras, he's on a mission to help entrepreneurs in the consulting and services space start and grow their businesses smarter and stronger.

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