Forbes Least (pre tax) profitable businesses to start:
1. Community Care Facility
2. Other support services
3. Beverage Manufacturing
4. Real Estate Related Services
5. Bakery and Tortilla manufacturing
6. Amusement and recreational services
7. Motor Vehicle parts manufacturing
8. Specialty retailer
9. Beer and wine retailer
10. Travel – hotel, etc.
Also look at most profitable businesses to start.
Obviously this is for the low tech business side. Pharmaceutical and Software by far (Internet or otherwise) are still among the most profitable.
Fastest growing industries are in Internet for the last 5 years.