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Online and offline - we support our members with networking, fundraising, peer-to-peer discussions!

Did you know that 52% of the businesses in America were started by a person 45 or older?

And that companies started by older entrepreneurs have a greater probabilty of making it to their 8th year?  So your odds are good!

 

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CEOs and Experts talk about the startup experience, partners, sales, funding, and more.

Whether you’re just looking for guidance as you prepare to develop your for-profit or non-profit startup or you’re looking to empower yourself to launch and head in a new direction in life or just looking for some new partners to work with, we can help you achieve your goals.

 

Connect with us to learn how we can help you plan for tomorrow, today.

UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER 6

Holiday Networking - Around the Room 10 Second Pitches
Get pointers on how to make your elevator pitch and practice it among new friends!
Did you know -
 
  • in 2016, the Kauffman Foundation (a Kansas City based nonprofit that studies entrepreneurship in America) reported that the age group of people between 55-64 starting new ventures was higher than any other group that they have monitored in the last 20 years, including people aged 20-34.
    • The share of new entrepreneurs among this 55-64 age group increased to 25% of the total in 2016 compared to less than 15% in 1996.

  • in 2014, the Kauffman Foundation reported that only 36.8% of companies were owned by women. According to the UN, 6 out of 10 women born during 2000-2005 are expected to live to 80. MIT Agelab Founder Joseph Coughlin predicts more women will create startups to support the needs of the aging population.
  • Americans over 45 are more likely to become entrepreneurs that Americans under 45.

 

And yet, the media focuses primarily on startups by millennials  and there are no programs specifically targeted towards helping people with experience become entrepreneurs, till now...

NOVEMBER 27

Startups By GrownUps - Transitions to Startup Life After Being an Employee
Find out what life is like when you leave your job and become an entrepreneur.

JANUARY 10, 17 

Startups By GrownUps - Transition Workshop-What Does It Take? Who Can Help?
Start the new year off learning how to become an entrepreneur.