It is never too late. You can still start something remarkable and show the world your most amazing work.

You may have the tendency to think that you need to figure out your life by 30. Guess what, Jan Koum started WhatsApp at 33, Evan Williams founded Twitter at 34, Jimmy Wales launched Wikipedia at 35, Reid Hoffman founded LinkedIn at 36, Masaru Ibuka founded Sony at 38, Gordon Moore started Intel at 39 and Henry Ford founded Ford at 40.

These successful entrepreneurs have proven that the key to successful entrepreneurship is simply doing it. If you have something to share with the rest of the world. Be an optimist and just start doing.

Over the long term, the future is decided by optimists. -Kevin Kelly

Almost a quarter of new businesses are started by people older than 55, and that number appears to be rising.

Regardless of your age or circumstance, when the opportunity presents itself, go for it. For these savvy and famous entrepreneurs, the wait was well worth it.

This infographic, created by SurePayroll takes a look at the success of older entrepreneurs and offers tips and insights that will help you start a business at any age.

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