Kids with nothing to lose?

Monday, January 02, 2017

Do you need to be a young college kid taking a flyer on a promising idea to qualify as an entrepreneur? Most of us think of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.

Wrong! The average entrepreneur, man or woman, who puts together a startup is 40. More than 45 percent have advanced degrees. Almost 70 percent are married, and about 60 percent have at least one child.

The Iowa Lakes Corridor is tapping into the longing of people of many ages who want to start their own business. The Prepare to Launch program, held each spring, gives people with a dream practical help and tools. Get the specifics here:

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