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Why do Startups Fail?

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What are the most common reasons startup fails?

Why do startups fail?

This article is a reminder to all entrepreneurs.

Just think twice what problem do you solve? What is the size of your market? Is there a real demand? Did you hire the right team? Be careful with your cash burn and spend investors money the same way you would spend your own money!

What are the most common reasons for startups to fail?

  • No market need – 42%
  • Ran out of cash – 29%
  • Not the right team – 23%
  • Got outcompeted – 19%
  • Pricing/Cost issues – 18%
  • Poor product – 17%
  • Lack of business model – 17%
  • Poor marketing – 14%
  • Ignored customers – 14%
  • Mis-timed product – 13%
  • Lost focus – 13%
  • Team/Investor rift – 13%
  • Pivot went bad – 10%
  • Lack of passion – 9%
  • Bad location – 9%
  • No investor interest – 8%
  • Legal challenges – 8%
  • No network/advisers – 8%
  • Burnout – 8%
  • Failure to pivot – 7%

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