Don't write off the old geezer sitting next to you, or the one facing you in the mirror just yet!
Whitney Johnson, author of Dare-Dream-Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream reports in her HBR blog that research data shows that the average age of a successful startup entrepreneur in high-growth industries is 40, and that the highest rate of entrepreneurship in our country is now in the 55-64 age group.
And most interestingly, she notes that "the over-40 crowd is also more likely to do work that matters not just for themselves, but also future generations." In other words - they are more likely to be social entrepreneurs.
Read her full blog article here.