Founders make mistakes.
The best ones learn from them.

Failure isn’t uncommon in the world of tech startups. Failory is a platform to encourage founders to become more vulnerable about their mistakes so that others can learn from them. Through publicizing failure, we build growth.

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👻 Startup Cemetery

A big resource for entrepreneurs and startup owners, in which we have collected and analyzed why +100 big companies have failed. Learn from mistakes, and avoid being part of the 90% of businesses that fail.

Zoomo

P2P transactions of pre-owned cars

Transportation
Shut Down
$6M
Bad Business Model
Transportation
India
In 2014
By 2016
Two
Between 11 And 50
Between 1M 10M
Bad Business Model
Shut Down
Pixate

Platform for mobile interaction design

Design
Shut Down
$3.8M
Acquisition Flu
Design
United States
In 2012
By 2016
Two
Between 11 And 50
Between 1M 10M
Acquisition Flu
Shut Down
Beepi

P2P used car online marketplace

Transportation
Acquired
$149M
Mismanagement of Funds
Transportation
United States
In 2013
By 2016
Two
Between 101 And 250
More Than 50M
Mismanagement of Funds
Acquired
Dazo

India's first curated food demand platform

Food and Beverage
Shut Down
No Data
Competition
Food and Beverage
India
In 2015
By 2016
Two
Between 11 And 50
No Data
Competition
Shut Down
Karhoo

Cab aggregator and price comparison tool

Transportation
Acquired
$39M
Poor Product
Transportation
United Kingdom
In 2014
By 2016
One
Between 51 And 100
Between 10M 50M
Poor Product
Acquired
PepperTap

Large and fast grocery delivery service

Food and Beverage
Shut Down
$51.2M
Poor Product
Food and Beverage
India
In 2014
By 2016
Two
Between 1001 And 5000
More Than 50M
Poor Product
Shut Down
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❌ Interviews With Failed Startup Founders

Every week we interview entrepreneurs who have had to shut down their startup. There are now +50 interviews with founders from over 50 countries and 14 industries. They're already described 14 reasons for failure. Learn from their mistakes!

101 Studios: My first failed edutainment startup
By 
Matt “GundayMonday” Sever
  •  
April 1, 2020
United States
Education
Business Model
No Need
NE Lounge: $16,000 Amazon FBA Learning Lesson
By 
Jake Lang
  •  
March 25, 2020
United States
e-Commerce
No Need
Teamometer: $3k invested, 2 years gone and a HR SaaS no one needed
By 
Sergio Schüler
  •  
March 19, 2020
Brazil
SaaS
No Need
No MVP Validation
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✅ Interviews With Successful Entrepreneurs

We weekly interview successful entrepreneurs who are rocking it with their startups. Check them out to find interviews with well-known successful founders of startups who are generating over $350,000 per month!

How I learned to code in 1 year, launched my SaaS and got my first users
By 
Brian Casel
  •  
April 1, 2020
United States
SaaS
No Data
Wavve: Making $76k a Month Turning Podcasts into Videos
By 
Baird Hall
  •  
March 25, 2020
United States
SaaS
Below 150K
lemlist: Making $1,000,000 a year from a cold email SaaS
By 
Guillaume Moubeche
  •  
March 20, 2020
France
SaaS
Below 150K
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📚 Startup Help Blog

It won't guarantee your success, but learning from others sure helps! Here's our guides, lists and eBooks to help you  grow a successful startup.

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🔧 Entrepreneurial Lists

Working with the right tools can mean the success or failure of your business. We have collected the best resources, articles and tools to help with all the different stages of your startup.

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🎙 The Failory Podcast - Work in Progress 🚧

We are working on a podcast of interviews with entrepreneurs who had a failed startup but now run a successful one. Sign up to the newsletter to receive an email on the launch day (+ a discount for a Slack community we will build and some more surprises)!