Older Inventors More Successful

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At press time, about 60 percent of The United Inventors Association of America members were 50 or older, estimates executive director Mark Reyland, and overall membership had grown 243 percent in a little over a year. “Older adults have more experience, plus the insight and persistence to get a product to market,” says Jeffrey Dobkin, president of Philadelphia’s American Society of Inventors and author of How to Market a Product for Under $500! You can make money, but don’t expect to get rich.

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