Comment: Tech start-ups not the sole domain of the young

Comment: Tech start-ups not the sole domain of the young
Teenage entrepreneur Eric Lassard - but is youth always key to success?

Mark Zuckerberg inspired the image of 20-year-old tech entrepreneurs, but experience matters too

Since Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook from his dorm room in Harvard, the business world has become obsessed with the 20 to 30-something tech entrepreneurs.

I was just as preoccupied with young entrepreneurs when I wrote a start-up feature on teenage entrepreneurs back in May. In fact, Eric Lassard - a motivational speaker, author and serial entrepreneur - hadn’t even turned 13 yet.

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