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The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur
" The average and median age of company founders when they started their current companies was 40."
" 95.1 percent of respondents themselves had earned bachelor’s degrees, and 47 percent had more advanced degrees."
" The majority of respondents (75.4 percent) had worked as employees at other companies for more than six years before launching their own companies."
" 69.9 percent of respondents indicated they were married when they launched their first business. An additional 5.2 percent were divorced, separated, or widowed."
" 59.7 percent of respondents indicated they had at least one child when they launched their first business, and 43.5 percent had two or more children."
" The majority of the entrepreneurs in the sample were serial entrepreneurs. The average number of businesses launched by respondents was approximately 2.3."
" Entrepreneurship doesn’t always run in the family. More than half (51.9 percent) of respondents were the first in their families to launch a business."