Entrepreneur As An Entrepreneur

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“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Mark Twain In the past couple of years, we have seen a breed of very young and ambitious entrepreneurs take over the startup scene and dominate newsflow. The founders of Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Tesla, Google, Apple and such billion dollar venture all took their entrepreneurial leap in their twenties. Closer to home, Zomato’s Deepinder Goyal, Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal of Snapdeal, Sachin Bansal of Flipkart and Ola’s Bhavish Aggarwal are just some of the few names who manage to strike startup gold before they hit their thirties. It’s interesting to see how these young achievers have managed to make their entrepreneurial dream a success without much corporate experience and sometimes coming straight out of college. However, does this mean the seasoned corporate executive can no longer board the entrepreneurial boat? Well, those who are not a part of the Baby Boomer or Millennial generation can take heart. When it comes to entrepreneurship the only things that matter are a great idea followed by back-breaking hard work. In fact, those in their 40’s and 50’s looking to take the plunge have a huge advantage– EXPERIENCE! When experience and innovation come together sustainable and profitable businesses are created. Here are a few reasons: Complex is normal Older individuals have generally more experience in handling complex tasks with multiple decision factors – think about raising a family or even

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