Does Entrepreneurship Have An Ageism Problem?

Ryan Holmes
Mar 21, 2018 · 5 min read

By Ryan Holmes

Quick — picture a successful tech entrepreneur. In your mind’s eye, how old are they?

Maybe you instinctively default to an image of someone in their twenties — young, digitally native, ready to shake things up. You’re not alone. No less an authority than Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator, has noted that, “The cutoff in investors’ heads…

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