50+ Entrepreneurs Are Finding Funding

Helen Loveless wrote in the Mail on Sunday: “As the recession bites, growing numbers of older workers who have seen their jobs disappear are starting their own businesses, often using their redundancy payouts as funding. Figures show that entrepreneurs aged 50 and over were behind more than a quarter of all new start-ups launched in the first six months of 2009, with an estimated 200,000 firms set up by the over-50s since the onset of the credit crunch in August 2007. Research by telecoms company O2 suggests that older entrepreneurs are finding it easier to access funding than others, with […]

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