• Why are older entrepreneurs four times more likely to start a successful company than founders in their 20s?
  • Why do small businesses with a social purpose consistently outperform venture-backed startups?

Join Mary J. Cronin, social entrepreneurship researcher, Boston College professor, and editor of Starting Up Smarter: Why Founders Over 50 Build Better CompaniesDoug Dickson, Chair of the Encore Boston Network, co-founder of the Encore Network Leadership Council and Encore Network, and author of “Leading with Purpose”, a chapter in Starting Up Smarter; and Wendy Mayhew, speaker and entrepreneur with more than 40 years’ experience successfully launching and managing businesses across Canada and author of WISER: The Definitive Guide to Starting a Business After the Age of 50; for an exciting program on the hallmarks of a successful startup for those 50+.

We will also explore the advantages and strengths of encore entrepreneurs, discuss how older founders can overcome the barriers to success, and create a foundation for cross-generational and inter-organizational collaboration to support social entrepreneurship. Join us!

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
12:00-1:00 p.m. ET
(9:00-10:00 a.m. PT)