ERIC Number: ED476585
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Starting Up after 50. CELCEE Digest.
Researchers are finding that older entrepreneurs are an increasing population in many Western countries. It is important to distinguish between entrepreneurs who have simply reached the age of 50 versus those who start up businesses after this age. The latter group is of particular interest because these people have presumably never faced the trials of entrepreneurship before and are. therefore, in a more challenging and unique position. This digest discusses the characteristics of older entrepreneurs and considers the benefits and challenges for older entrepreneurs. (BT)
Descriptors: Business Skills, Entrepreneurship, Experiential Learning, Older Adults, Self Employment, Small Businesses
For full text: http://www.celcee.edu/publications/digest/Dig02-05.html.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO. Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
Authoring Institution: Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Entrepreneurship Education, Los Angeles, CA.