Boomer Startups

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Why Boomers Might Be the Breakout Stars of Entrepreneurship (Infographic)
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Why Boomers Might Be the Breakout Stars of Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Many of the individuals born 1946 to 1964 are gearing up to launch a business of their own.
Catherine Clifford
Growing Big From a Small Start
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Growing Big From a Small Start

This entrepreneur started selling study guides from his dorm room but explains that why and where you begin is less important than the clarity of your vision and inspiring people to dream the future as you do.
Mike Matousek
Film 'Marigold Hotel' Portrays Reinvention on a Budget
Entrepreneurs

Film 'Marigold Hotel' Portrays Reinvention on a Budget

A new film about British expats in India inspires a contest awarding $150,000 and vacations to social entrepreneurs over 50.
Michelle V. Rafter
The Other Startup Generation
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The Other Startup Generation

They've accumulated a wealth of experience and resources compared to Gen Yers -- but can boomers afford to take entrepreneurial risks?
The Innovators: Nifty After Fifty's Sheldon Zinberg
Growth Strategies

The Innovators: Nifty After Fifty's Sheldon Zinberg

The founder of a fitness center for 50-somethings shares his views on pioneering a new business concept. (02:42)
Vintage Clothing Business Thrives in a Mad Men World
Entrepreneurs

Vintage Clothing Business Thrives in a Mad Men World

How a chef turned her love of retro fashions into a new career.
Rolling Stones Rocker Turns Eco Entrepreneur
Growth Strategies

Rolling Stones Rocker Turns Eco Entrepreneur

Inspired by his passion for the environment, keyboardist Chuck Leavell launches a global news network.
Boomers Lead the Way With Business Startups
Starting a Business

Boomers Lead the Way With Business Startups

Entrepreneurs in their 50s and 60s are becoming business owners faster than any other group.
Michelle V. Rafter