While this is not a large business, it goes to show that almost any idea can find some success. Venture List is just a large list of links presented in a nice format. The idea got some traction on ProductHunt, as well.
High-quality resource lists like this get shared a lot as well, so they can be a good marketing tactic. Check out this tweet from Dan Siepen.
You don’t need a breakthrough idea to start getting traction. Just launching projects like this can be a good way to get momentum.