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Successful Entrepreneurs Likely to be Older, Finds New Study

As much as we love reading about young entrepreneurs who create killer businesses, these cases are the exception rather than the norm, says a new report. In reality, the average age of the most successful entrepreneurs is 45, according to … Continue reading

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Nine Business Book Takeaways That Can Help Your Startup

Whether you’re new to entrepreneurship or been at it for a while, these ideas from noted business books can help you reach your goals: 1) Don’t try to win by competing in an already crowded market space. Create an uncontested … Continue reading

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Seven Aha Moments That Started Late-Blooming Businesses

Entrepreneurs need research to determine if a business idea has the potential to succeed. But the idea itself often comes from an “aha moment,” defined by Merriam-Webster as “a moment of sudden realization, inspiration, insight, recognition, or comprehension.” Here’s a … Continue reading

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Help is Out There for 40-and-Older Entrepreneurs

Looking for third-party support or guidance to launch your startup – but aren’t sure where to turn? Here’s a list of organization, programs and publications that may be useful for aspiring or new business owners. Many of these resources are … Continue reading

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Invention Turns Smartphones into Heart Monitors

David C. Albert is an Oklahoma City-based cardiologist, inventor and the founder of three tech companies. His latest venture, which he started at age 56, sells a product that has caught the attention of many in the health care industry. The AliveCor System turns a smartphone … Continue reading

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Startup Activity Remains Strong Among Older Americans

While the rate of new business creation dipped last year, entrepreneurship growth was highest among American adults in the 45-to 54-year-old age category, show new statistics released March 19 by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity found … Continue reading

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Downsized Designer Shuns Corporate Life – and Finds Success

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs For Donna Herrle, life changed in two days. That’s how much notice the Pittsburgh woman received that she was being laid off from her position at a healthcare group purchasing organization where she had … Continue reading

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