What’s the startup success rate?

Roughly 90% of startups fail, which means that only 10% succeed. Even fewer turn into highly valuable unicorns.

Why do startups fail?

Startups can fail for many reasons, including a lack of funds or poor product choices.

What percentage of startups fail in the first year?

About 10% of startups fail in their first years.

What happens when a startup fails?

When a startup fails it stops operating and generally loses all of its value. That means anyone invested in the startup loses their money.

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