What You Can Learn from 298 Start-Up Failures
In this era of unicorns and hot IPOs, it’s easy to get caught up in the stories of start-up successes. But start-up failures are far more common. The folks at CB Insights found that 70% of upstart tech companies fail. And consumer hardware startups fail even more frequently, with 97% ultimately dying or becoming “zombies.” The CB Insight analysts wanted to understand why so many start-ups fail, so they dug into the “post-mortems” written by founders, investors, and journalists of 298 start-up failures. Check out my new article on Forbes to learn what they found.