Apparently people age 50 and over are not spending their retirement on the golf course,
but starting businesses. And they are starting business at a rate much higher than in the
20-35 age group.
PBS newshour produced a series about this trending topic. They interviewed seniors
who started businesses by force (job layoff and age discrimination) or by choice – such
as following a passion which unexpectedly led to a business venture.
The latter is what happened to me. And as “young senior” I was included in this PBS
That is me in the photo above ﬂanked by Paul Solman, the economics host on
PBSnewshour and Lee Koromvokis a producer on the show.
I was also asked to co-write a post on the PBS blog on 10 tips for senior entrepreneurs.