MarketWatch - This entrepreneur says you’re never too old to launch your own startup, even in this economy

How to bootstrap a new business in midlife or in retirement—even in a pandemic.

People think it’s scary to start a business. In my opinion, it’s much scarier not to start your own business. If you give your life to forces outside your control, you’re asking for trouble.

Rick Terrien, a Pittsburgh serial entrepreneur and author of the new book “Ageless Startup,” is a firm believer that you’re never too old to launch a business. In fact, he thinks becoming an entrepreneur — either full time or part-time — in your 50s or 60s may be the best time of life to do it. Yes, even in a pandemic.

Based on Terrien’s experience and success, I think he’s worth listening to if you’re considering launching a business in midlife. I recently spoke with him for his tips; highlights of our interview are below...

Richard Eisenberg  
May 28, 2020



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