Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook. The emergence of a new wave of high-profile young entrepreneurs globally, such as Zuckerberg, has enhanced the willingness of young people to “give it a go” early in their career, often straight out of college. Photograph: The New York Times

Some one in 10 company directors in Ireland are now under the age of 35. And, in what might be a sign of the economic times and trend to(...)