A different type of start up business owner? It will be interesting to see how their approach might differ from their younger competitors, and how this might affect the sectors to which they gravitate, if there is pattern at all. Will they be more measured and less fearless, or is that a dangerous stereotype? More wisdom perhaps?
Some 6.5 per cent of over-50s in Britain are involved in entrepreneurial activity, higher than the rate for 18 to 29-year-olds, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, an international study,