How old is Too Old to Start a Business

It is never too late to learn. It is never too late to begin. It is never ever too late to start your business. Here is an excerpt from Catherine Clifford’s info-graphic on entrepreneur.com. I hope it inspires you.

“Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But Charles Flint Launched IBM at 61. While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that’s only one story. For many, life as an entrepreneur begins much later.

Consider: Legendary wedding-dress designer, Vera Wang didn’t start designing clothes until she was 39. Home decorating goddess and business tycoon, Marther Stewart didn’t get into home decorating until she was 35. And San Francisco-based angel investor and founder of business incubator 500 Start-ups, Dave McClure didn’t invest in a single start-up until he was 40.

When it comes to launching a business, what a person may lack in youthful energy comes back multiplied in experience. Reid Hoffman started the ultra-popular career networking site LinkedIn when he was 36; Sam Walton started Wal-Mart when he was 44; and Joseph Campbell started Campbell Soup when he was 52”.

Be inspired. Stop counting the grey hairs on your head!

 

Source: Entrepreneur.com (Inforgraphic by Catherine Clifford)

By Akaomachi B

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