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Why Young Entrepreneurs Are Better Positioned to Succeed

With less obligations and responsibilities, young entrepreneurs can put more focus and time into their startup.

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This story appears in the September 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Not everyone is meant to be an entrepreneur. But for those who are, trying while you’re young is ideal. Your opportunity cost is lowest! Many people I know say, “Well, I’ll work two years in banking or consulting and then look at entrepreneurship.” The reality is, soon they’re getting married or having a family, and the chances of them leaving a steady salary to take this risk disappear. 

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