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Babson conference for boomers who want to start a business

For baby boomers interested in starting their own businesses, Babson College will host a conference next month that will feature presentations from successful entrepreneurs. The one-day conference, which is being organized by the nonprofit Center for Productive Longevity, is entitled “Spotlight on Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Baby Boomers” and will be held Sept. 14 at the Wellesley campus.

Among the topics to be covered are the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur and how to identify potential business opportunities, develop business plans, and overcome the fears of starting a business. Topics for the breakout sessions will include creating a personal vision, exploring funding opportunities, and using networks of friends and colleagues.

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