Why Older Entrepreneurs Have an Edge

Interesting article from Harvard Business Review By Mark Freedman. Go here to read more: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/04/why_older_entrepreneurs_have_a.html?awid=5229929512992532557-3271.

Finally… he approached Irv Reid, then the president of Wayne State University. Reid hired Charlton to bring his entrepreneurial instincts and accumulated experience to TechTown, a nonprofit business incubator Reid had spearheaded in the 1990s. Charlton’s assignment: To raise millions of dollars in funding, recruit legions of participating entrepreneurs, and train mentors to win the war on recession. With Charlton’s help, TechTown is sparking a small renaissance in entrepreneurship in midtown Detroit. Charlton’s effort to use his entrepreneurial instincts led not only to a job for himself, it helped create jobs for a lot other people, too…”


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