Entrepreneurship Knows No Age

In Hollywood portrayals of entrepreneurs in movies, the image often centers on a young, hoodie-clad individual, possibly a college dropout, with a knack for technology.
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While this narrative has its charm, it's just one facet of the entrepreneurial journey. In reality, numerous successful entrepreneurs embark on their ventures in their 30s, 40s, and even 50s, drawing from a wealth of work experience.

Consider Ray Kroc, the visionary behind McDonald's, who delved into entrepreneurship at the age of 52, having previously sold paper cups and milkshake mixers. Similarly, Mary Kay Ash, the founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, didn't start her iconic venture until she was 45, having prior experience in book and home decor sales.

If you find yourself over 40 and contemplating entrepreneurship, take heart. Time is on your side, and the wisdom garnered through years of work can be invaluable in your journey.

Here's a glimpse of the infographic below, showcasing entrepreneurs who embarked on their entrepreneurial odyssey later in life:

Entrepreneurship Knows No Age Inspiring Stories (infographic)1

These stories serve as a reminder that entrepreneurship is not bound by age; it's a journey open to all, regardless of when you choose to embark upon it.


Matteo Bianchi

Matteo Bianchi


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