If your perception of a successful entrepreneur is shaped by what’s portrayed in the media, you probably think it’s a young person’s game. New research shows this may be more myth than reality.
According to a report published in the Harvard Business Review, the average age of a successful startup founder is 45.
While movies, news articles and TV shows may feature a stereotypical image of young male who is dropping out of college to start the next big thing, reality is telling a different story. This holds true among founders of widely varying verticals.