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Insights: Five Reasons Startups Fail

October 13, 2014 00:00 AM UTC
- Updated April 29, 2020 18:13 PM UTC

Fortune's Leigh Gallagher breaks down the top reasons some startups don't survive past two years. (October 2014)


[MUSIC PLAYING] Everybody wants to work for a startup, but it's estimated that nine out of 10 fail within just a few years of launching. In September, research firm CB Insight published a poll of 101 failed startups, citing the specific reasons they went belly up. Here are five reasons startups fail...

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