Entrepreneurship has become more diverse

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The majority of entrepreneurs are between the ages of 50-88!

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Did you know the majority of entrepreneurs today are between the ages of 50-88? According to Small Business Trends, 51% of small business owners fit in this age group.

MIDLIFE ENTREPRENEURS

According to the 2016 Startup Index by the Kauffman Foundation, 24.3% of entrepreneurs are between the ages of 55 and 64. (See Midlife Career Change)

Women are CONFIDENT in their abilities

A survey by The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development suggests that 71% of women in America are confident in running their own business. The number of women entrepreneurs reached its highest rate in almost 20 years, rising from 220 per 100,000 to 260.

DIVERSITY in entrepreneurship

Women currently make up 40% of new entrepreneurs in the USA. This is the highest percentage since 1996, based on the 2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity. African American women are the fastest growing segment of female entrepreneurs, starting businesses at 6X the national average. The share of Latino entrepreneurs has doubled in 20 years.

Sandra Hughes

Sandra Hughes, MBA CPCC is a mentor and business strategist who is about one thing: elevating people to their full potential. Before starting her own business, over 30 years she held several management positions and was at Gap for 12 years — at one point becoming a Senior Real Estate Executive within the international division. Now, she helps professionals, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and consultants realign their lives in order to maximize their talent, reflect their values, and achieve the income they need to live and retire comfortably.

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