Key to a Successful Start-Up
Mary Lou Jepsen knows that the best experience comes with age.
MARY LOU JENSEN: We have to flip betting on the college dropout that wears flip-flops, who has one year of formal education. They're cool, like bet on them, but also bet on people that actually understand the three and four syllable words in the field, and has a track record shipping, and are super creative and kind of crazy too. Like, that's cool. But there's this idea that those are the most successful startups. The young 20 something, primarily white guy that dropped out of Harvard or Stanford, but statistically, the best startups are started by people from 45 to 57 right now.