How long does it take to start your business?

Did you know that you can start your business and make money from it within 12 weeks? And that you can do this while keeping your day job if you’re still employed?

Below is an infographic that outlines what you need to do each week and have your dream business running in 3 months or less.

These steps will require you to put 10-12 hours a week into the business. This means that you can set it up in your free time if you’re in full-time employment.

12 Weeks to Startup






What do you think of these steps? Is is possible for you to start your business using them?

If you already have a business, how long did it take you to start your business? Also, how much time elapsed between moving from idea to having a solid business plan and/or making money ? Are there other steps you’d like to add?

Caroline Gikonyo
Caroline Gikonyo

Caroline Gikonyo created her dream business and ran it as a solopreneur for 6 years. She then teamed up with 2 other coaches and formed Biashara 360 where she is now the Head of Coaching. As a Business Coach, she's been helping professionals start and grow successful businesses while reducing the time they spend working. You can find out more about her work at