2/19/2015 – Boomer entrepreneur trend could be slowing with age (Reuters)

Feb 19, 2015 Comments Off by

Among the population aged 55-64, some 0.31 percent started a business last year, according to the latest Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. That is higher than the 0.28 percent startup rate for the total population, and just a little less than the rate among people aged 45-55, which was 0.36 percent.

The rates for baby boomers are somewhat down from their peaks in 2009. That signals to Dane Stangler, Kauffman’s vice president of research and policy, that the wave may be flagging for the boomer generation – especially those heading into their 70s.

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