About This Group

The Center for Ageless Entrepreneurs

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Business Development

For Entrepreneurs in the Second Half of Life

The world needs you. Make a difference

We are your peers.  We see problems to solve.  We see communities and markets we know and love that need help.  Entrepreneurship is a way to tackle those problems while making yourself more valuable and resilient. Making a differnce is agless.

We are working entrepreneurs in the second half of life.  We are here to learn, to share knowledge and experience, and to work with new partners to create new business development opportunities for ourselves and the group.

The CAE aggregates new and experienced entrepreneurs with the goal of creating new opportunities by digital proximity for all involved, and to help market our collective strengths and capabilities as a network to worthy projects worldwide.

The CAE actively encourages entrepreneurs from for-profit, non-profit, and social venture organizations. 

The CAE hosts free informational meetings and resources for non-members.  (see EVENTS page).

CAE members get full access to online member meetings as well as the full profiles for other CAE members.  CAE members are given opportunities to pitch and promote their own organizations to fellow CAE peers.  CAE members also receive regular updates about pending business opportunities

To join the CAE you need to be recommended by an existing CAE member (if you do not know a current member please contact admin Rick Terrien (rick.terrien@gmail.com)

What are the requirements?

  • The CAE focuses on members who are any age 40+
  • The CAE focuses on entrepreneurs with legal business entities.
  • A recommendation from an existing CAE member
  • All community events and communications are currently conducted in English

A Team of Passionate Ageless Entrepreneurs

Board Members

Laurie Barkman

Laurie Barkman


Laurie Barkman works with owners and entrepreneurs to grow the value of their business anticipating selling their company in the future.  Organization web site: SmallDotBig

Cameron Tousi

Board Vice President

Nationally renowned IP, business & complex litigation lawyer.  Organization web site: IP Law Leaders

John Golden

Co-founder, Board Secretary Treasurer

Managing Director, Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator, Slippery Rock University. Organization web site:  seasru.com

Rick Terrien

Co-founder, Executive Director

I bring people together. I help launch new markets, networks, and organizations. Organization web site: Ageless Entrepreneurs

Mary Cronin

Research Professor, Boston College Carroll School of Management, social entrepreneur, and
President, 4QCatalyst LLC organization web site: Boston College


Start and grow your organization through peer-to-peer exchange and shared marketing