Study Challenges Popular Perception of Startups

Study Challenges Popular Perception of Startups

Only about 1 percent of U.S.-born founders of tech companies are teenagers

Challenging the perception of American technology entrepreneurs as 20-something wunderkinds launching businesses from college dorm rooms, a new study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and researchers at Duke and Harvard universities reveals most U.S.-born technology and engineering company founders are middle-aged, well-educated and hold degrees from a wide assortment of universities.

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