#SBSchat: Starting a Business at 50+: What You Need to Know

Date(s) - 24/07/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Canadians over 50 are the fastest growing segment of the startup environment.

What can we do to better support these entrepreneurs? What do they need to know before jumping into the world of entrepreneurship? What types of resources are out there to help them start up and succeed?

This and more on the next #SBSchat!

Cost: FREE
Where: on Twitter under the hashtag #SBSchat
What is #SBSchat? Click here for a Twitter chat “How-to” guide

Q1 – Canadians over 50 are the fastest growing segment of startups. How does Canada or your province currently support them – or don’t they? If not, what could they do better? #SBSchat 

Q2 – What value do older entrepreneurs bring to the table? #SBSchat  

Q3 – What are some of the risks of starting a business after 50? How can you mitigate them? #SBSchat  

Q4 – What are some important financial considerations you need to make if you’re thinking about starting a business after 50? #SBSchat  

Q5 – What is social and human capital and how can you leverage them to help ensure success? #SBSchat  

Q6 – Starting a business in your 50s can be a great way to reconnect with your passions. How do you determine which ideas are worth pursuing and building a business from? #SBSchat  

Q7 – As a 50+ entrepreneur, why did you start your business now and not when you were younger? #SBSchat  

Q8 – As a 50+ entrepreneur, what are you more aware of now that you weren’t in your 20’s when a lot of startups are launched? How does this help you in business? #SBSchat  

Q9 – What’s your best piece of advice for someone considering starting a business if they’re 50+? #SBSchat  

Q10 – Where can you go for help – resources, tools, advice – when you’re thinking about turning your idea into a #startup? #SBSchat 

Q11 – Any other tips or advice before we sign off today? #SBSchat 

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