Are young & successful founders the real unicorns?

Most successful founders are older than we think. The average age of the founders of the world's fastest growing tech companies is 45, and statistics show us that the likelihood of a founder’s success increases with age until about 60. If this is true, why does the young, 20-something and successful tech founder seem to be everywhere?

Most successful founders are older than we think. The average age of the founders of the world’s fastest growing tech companies is 45, and statistics show us that the likelihood of a founder’s success increases with age until about 60. If this is true, why does the young, 20-something and successful tech founder seem to be everywhere? Are the real ‘unicorns’ the young and successful entrepreneurs in the tech space, whose stories are made famous by the media?

Ndubuisi and Andrew open up about their long and ongoing experiences as founders, and examine how the popular perception of the successful 20-something tech founder might have arisen.

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