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A Study of 2.7 Million Startups Found the Ideal Age to Start a Business (and It's Much Older Than You Think)

If you're in your 30s or 40s (or even 50s) and you believe conventional wisdom, you might think the entrepreneurial train has passed you by and it's too late to start your own business.

Wrong: A recent study conducted by the Census Bureau and two MIT professors found the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be middle-aged--even in the tech sector. The researchers compiled a list of 2.7 million company founders who hired at least one employee between 2007 and 2014. The average startup founder was 45 years old when he or she founded the most successful tech companies.

And in general terms, a 50-year-old entrepreneur is almost twice as likely to start an extremely successful company as a 30-year-old. (Or, for that matter, a successful side hustle.)

Still not convinced? Check out these stats:

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How NBFCs Are Taking Financial Inclusion To The Next Billion With Digital Banking

A large section of 1.3 Bn population has no access to basic abnking services. NBFCs, could be used to exploit financial inclusion further.

Data richness of India and China will ensure next leap of growth: Huawei

Chinese telecom gear maker is currently facing global scrutiny over 5G network security concerns raised by the US.Huawei has said it is willing to sign a no-backdoor pact with India

Digital, performance take top floor in TCS’ new pyramid

TCS is also increasing the proportion of variable pay thats linked to performance for experienced engineers.

Genpact buys US digital consultancy Rightpoint

Chicago-based Rightpoint was founded in 2007 and focuses on customer experience.

Digital economy to sustain 65 mn jobs by 2025 : Report

The digital economy has the potential to sustain 60-65 million employment opportunities for women differently-abled people skilled and semi-skilled workers across digitally enabled businesses in urban semi-urban and rural areas

How e-Procurement is making businesses easier, explains Sanjay Puri of C1 India

e-Procurement is an automation software for the procurement process which empowers users to easily make purchases. In simpler terms, e-Procurement is the process of procuring goods and services online using the internet.

How India plans to rise towards becoming a major player in the blockchain industry

India’s cryptocurrency effort is catching up with the rest of the world and the country could be the host of the world's biggest blockchain by 2020

Paytm in talks with T Rowe Price for its funding round

The Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led company has been in the market since early this year to shore up funds amid mounting losses and growing competition in the digital payments sector.

Walmart is optimistic about our potential size, says PhonePe CEO Sameer Nigam

PhonePe CEO said that Walmart is now looking at the company differently in terms of its potential size and opportunities as to how they may work with them across different markets.

Amazon Pay users can now pay bills through Alexa

This new feature supports payment of bills across categories such as electricity, water, post-paid mobile, cooking gas, broadband, DTH and more

Gender imbalance in access to Internet is worrying: Facebook India head

'In India, just 35% women have access to Internet... There is a big gender imbalance in access to Internet here'.'One of our (Facebook's) biggest focus areas is how to ensure that our products cater to women’s concern about data privacy'

Dell Sharpens India SMB Focus To Drive Digital Economy, Tech Adoption

An established tech giant, Dell come up with various initiatives and customised solutions to help SMBs overcome the hurdles of tech adoption

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