How old is too old to start a business? Being in your mid 30s qualifies you as a late bloomer? Is it better to be an early achiever or a late bloomer? That’s the same as asking if it is better to start Facebook at 19 or IBM at 61? For the world at large it does not matter. Perhaps Facebook could never happen if IBM did not exist. Life goes on longer than you may think it does. Most people don’t achieve “success” e.g. financial, career, social stability until their 30’s. Until then you really don’t even know who you are or what you truly value from life.