This research informs and guides the work we do to raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges facing older people as they consider and embark on entrepreneurship. It also forms a bedrock of the work we do lobbying governments and other organisations for more appropriate, targeted, and accessible forms of business support.
Isabella’s doctoral research at Aston Business School focused on the gendered aspects of entrepreneurship in later life. Findings included:
A summary of this report can be downloaded HERE
The Olderpreneur Alliance actively seeks opportunities to raise the profile of entrepreneurship as a viable option for later life, and to increase understanding of the unique challenges facing older entrepreneurs.
Examples of our recent work include:
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The Olderpreneurship Alliance seeks to lobby and advise policy makers to encourage the development of policies which support individuals into entrepreneurship in later life.
We work with business support organisations to help them develop and deliver targeted support programmes for individuals considering entrepreneurship in later life, and with financial institutions to encourage the introduction of innovative financing packages for older entrepreneurs.
Working with media and other channels, we seek to encourage more positive role models of older people considering venture creation in later life, without recourse to stereotypical age or gender attitudes.