My passion project this semester has been working to develop and help  launch an Entrepreneurship Certificate program for nontraditional students at BC’s Woods College for Advancing Studies.  Amidst an abundance of Entrepreneurship degree programs, competitions, and courses in  US colleges and universities, there are relatively few specifically designed for students of all ages and educational backgrounds.  I really enjoyed designing and teaching an Entrepreneurship foundations course to kick off the certificate with these nontraditional students in mind.  As the core,…

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Founders with a compelling social mission are inspirational.  But can a purpose-based startup succeed in the marketplace?  Some entrepreneurs who focus on growing a profitable business may be tempted to…

Mary J Cronin, author of Starting Up Smarter: Why Founders Over 50 Build Better Companies, welcomes founders Wendy Gutterson, President of Physician Management Resources, and Paul Tasner, CEO of PulpWorks…

A recent study by Cal J. Halvorsen and Jacquelyn B. James of Boston College’s Center on Aging & Work documents a strong trend toward self-employment among older workers in the…

 Silver Starters, a collaborative European program for older people interested in launching a businesses, will be fully online in 2021.  The 12 weeek Silver Starters course is a collaboration between…