The .Plan: A Quasi-Blog
Monday, November 18, 2013
Hail the mid-30s tech entrepreneur
Incidentally, though 20-something tech founders like Mr. Zuckerberg,
get a lot of ink, they are unusual. A recent study by the VC firm Cowboy Ventures found that among tech startups that have earned a valuation of at least $1 billion since 2003, the average founder's age was 34. "
The twentysomething inexperienced founder is an outlier, not the norm
," wrote Cowboy's founder Aileen Lee.
--Farhad Manjoo, WSJ, on
the prime of life
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