How to start a business- some factors to consider first Starting a business is not just a walk in the park affair. We have heard and seen business organizations that have fell down after been started and this is mainly because of some poor decision making and assumptions made by the owners. How does one start a business? This is a question that most people ask themselves every day. There quite a number of ways in which people can start companies and depending with your option, ensure that you have made a good move. If you have the money and you want to be the boss, you can easily register your business with the local authorities to get a permit. If it is a company, you will also have to register the company with the appropriate body for it to be recognized as a legal company.