"Startup Firms on the Rise But Still BELOW Pre-Recession Levels"

From the US Census Bureau: “The number of business startups has risen in recent years, but remains well below pre-Great Recession levels.

The recession undoubtedly contributed to the sharp decline in startup activity from 2006 to 2009, but BDS statistics from the past few decades show a downward trend in the share of jobs created by startups even before the recession. For more information, see Haltiwanger, Jarmin, Miranda (2011).”

ADMIN 4GENNOWJANUARY 30, 2019


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"When It Comes to Entrepreneurs, Youth Isn't Everything," National Bureau Economic Research
  • “While it is a widely held belief that youth and entrepreneurship go hand in hand, research finds that more successful entrepreneurs launch their enterprises in their 40s than in their 20s.”

  • Researchers conclude: “To the extent that venture capital targets younger founders, early-stage finance appears biased against the founders with the highest likelihood of successful exits or top 1 in 1,000 growth outcomes.”

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TB12 Practices Intergenerational Collaboration

By Bill Murphy Jr. Contributing editor, Inc.com. “Brady has chosen the perfect way to relate to younger co-workers, just by treating them at the start … as equals.”

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Pew Research: “Generation Z Looks a Lot Like Millennials on Key Social and Political Issues”

No longer the new kids on the block, Millennials have moved firmly into their 20s and 30s, and a new generation is coming into focus. Generation Z – diverse and on track to be the most well-educated generation yet – is moving toward adulthood with a liberal set of attitudes and an openness to emerging social trends.

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2019 The Year of the Intergenerational Startup

We need a new model to create and fund startups because the existing model creates too few startups and too many failures, especially with a venture finance industry that primarily targets and funds co-founders from just one generation.

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What's Your Missing Link?

Every startup has one.

If you are a solopreneur (solo founder) lacking complementary skills or experience, connections or capital, your missing link might be (not having) a co-founder. If you're thinking about launching a startup in 2019, finding the right co-founder can reduce the anxiety.

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Webinar: Legal and ID Theft Solutions for the Intergenerational Startup

Watch a replay of Legal and ID Theft Solutions for the Intergenerational Startup, presented by LegalShield.

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Webinar: Dirty Little Secrets About Cash Flow

Watch the replay of Dirty Little Secrets About Cash Flow presented by Debra Robinson of Centennial Revenue Management and 4GenNow.

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Partnerships That Work: An Interview and Free Guide from Prosperion Financial Advisors

Check out 4GenNow’s interview with David Morrison, CEO of Prosperion Financial Advisors. David has written a wonderful e-book called Partnerships That Work: A Guide For Finding The Ideal Fit, and you can get it for free right now!

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