About: Leading national technology lawyer, Cameron Tousi, gives powerful insights for entrepreneurs and innovators. A founder of multimillion-dollar startups himself, today Cameron is an author, entrepreneur, public speaker and managing partner of IP Law Leaders, who’s on speed-dial for industry leaders and disrupters alike. Join Cameron as he explores business, technology, current issues and empowering your own life-changing achievements.
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COVID 19 is the new foe, and it’s particularly impactful of those of us with more years in the workplace. Employers will be hard-pressed to keep on people over aged 45. But is entrepreneurship a viable option for the $100 million Americans in this age group?
Enter Rick Terrien. A lifelong entrepreneur, Rick has written Ageless Startup: Start a Business at Any Age. You see, 1/2 of startups today are founded by people aged 45 – 64, and the biggest growth is for 55 – 64-year-olds.
Having achieved many of his own successes, Rick is looking to transition the over 45 to start their own businesses. This is especially timely with COVID 19 pressures for this age group.
And Rick has enormous credibility as a lifelong entrepreneur. In fact, before personal computers were widespread, Rick’s startup hacked ink chemistry to produce custom banners. Talk about successful. His customers included 75% of the Fortune 500 in the U.S., most colleges and universities, United Way and all the major non-profits!
Possessing subject matter expertise in regional food systems, today Rick leads startup activities in the food space.
Rick’s also very excited about his recent incubation activities for the over-45. At – Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, the Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator is starting a Center for Ageless Entrepreneurs, and Rick is leading the charge. Let’s wish Rick well in this incredibly important new venture, and help if we can!
What a great way to connect and help new entrepreneurs starting as their second career, and say bye-bye to ageism!