According to the 2013 Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity the age group 55-64 experienced a rising share of all new entrepreneurs in USA.
And in Great Britain in 2014, the New Enterprise Allowance, a government scheme providing startup support, proved particularly popular with the over-50s. In this age group 14,000 people set up businesses through them, compared with 4,000 young people.
Are you planning to start your own business? What does it take to be an entrepreneur beyond 50?
It is always useful to know how other people our age are tackling it. Here is a link to a very useful article: