Elaine Pofeldt

Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist who specializes in small business, entrepreneurship, and careers. She is the author of The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business, a look at how entrepreneurs are hitting seven-figure revenue in businesses where they are the only employees (Random House, Jan. 2, 2018). Her work has appeared in FORTUNE, Money, CNBC, Inc., Forbes, Crain’s New York Business, and many other business publications, and she is a contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit. She is also a ghostwriter.

As a senior editor at FORTUNE Small Business, where she worked for eight years, Pofeldt was twice nominated for the National Magazine Award for her features and ran the magazine’s annual business plan completion. Pofeldt graduated from Yale University with a BA in English. She lives in in New Jersey with her husband and their four children and in her free time enjoys taekwondo, yoga, and running.  

How to launch a business after age 50

People in their 50s and 60s are the fastest-growing group of new entrepreneurs. If you want to start a business of your own mid-career, use this guide.

November 15, 2018