Age Without Borders would like to congratulate Wendy Mayhew, founder of the Wise Seniors in Business advisors, and the creator of the “Wise 50 Over 50 Awards” in Canada. Wendy is a an expert in entrepreneurism and has seen the impacts of inaccurate and unfounded ageism both nationally, and in the corporate world. She created the first award ceremony of its kind to showcase the incredible power and success of entrepreneurs age 50+.
According to Business Insider, those aged 55-64 in the US have actually had the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity in the last 10 years. In fact, the founders of McDonald’s, Coca Cola, and Kentucky Fried Chicken were all over 50 when they established their businesses.
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