Start-Ups

15 signs you're working for the next unicorn company

1. Your CEO founded the company at precisely age 29

Just kidding. Sorta. According to one study, that's the median age of company founders whose babies grow up to be unicorns.

A typical successful unicorn founder had six years of previous experience in the IT or software space.

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By Jefferson Reid

Jefferson Reid is a writer, author and editor who was worked for NBCUniversal, CBS, AOL, Yahoo! and many others.