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Jobridge: How to Lose $20,000 Building an Offline-Online Job Board
By 
Jasmeet Singh
  •  
January 15, 2019
India
Web Application
Business Model
Notezilla: The Wikipedia for High-School Notes that Made $0
By 
Ada Des Etages
  •  
December 20, 2018
Trinidad and Tobago
Education
Bad Marketing
Haptly: Failing to Build the Technical Product after 10 Months
By 
Nelson Shaw
  •  
December 18, 2018
New Zealand
Technology
Technical Problems
Chowdy: Shutting Down a +$110,000/Month Food Startup
By 
Steven Long
  •  
October 25, 2018
Canada
Food
Legal Problems
Zor Technology: 16 Years Old Boy Fails to Build an Import Business
By 
Mathew Carpenter
  •  
October 18, 2018
Australia
Technology
Legal Problems
The Punjab Kitchen: Failing to Overcome Competitors Prices
By 
Amit Gogia
  •  
August 30, 2018
India
Food
Big Competitors
Taleship: Shut Down +600 Users Startup due to Hurricane Maria
By 
Sergio Mattei Diaz
  •  
August 13, 2018
Puerto Rico
Social Network
No Passion
Eventloot: Failing to Listen Feedback Means $20,000 Loss
By 
Justin Anyanwu
  •  
July 19, 2018
United States
SaaS
Not Practical
Hashtag Pirate: Shutting Down After Instagram API Change
By 
Nicolas Elec Attallah
  •  
July 13, 2018
Dubai
Web Application
Technical Problems
Muun: Co-Working SaaS Killed by Big Competitors
By 
Eelco
  •  
June 24, 2018
Netherlands
SaaS
Bad Marketing
Big Competitors
Phez: Losing $29,014 Creating the Bitcoin-Rewarding Reddit
By 
Shanti Braford
  •  
June 24, 2018
United States
Social Network
Business Model
Fantastic House Buyers: Shutting Down My PropTech Business
By 
Alan Murray
  •  
May 20, 2018
England
PropTech
No MVP Validation
WURA: Burning $250,000 Building the Nollywood Netflix
By 
Michael Ojo
  •  
April 28, 2018
United States
Web Application
Capital
Big Competitors
Bediwin Information Services: Shutting Down my IT Support Company
By 
James Cort
  •  
April 28, 2018
England
Technology
Business Model
Ink: Burning $16,000 in an Online Tool for Designers
By 
Andrew Askins
  •  
April 28, 2018
United States
Web Application
Bad Marketing
ExploreVR: Losing $6,000 Building the TripAdvisor for VR
By 
Andrey Norin
  •  
April 26, 2018
United States
Web Application
Bad Marketing
Autto.in: Burning $15,000 in Customer Acquisition
By 
Deepak Murthy
  •  
April 11, 2018
India
Transportation
Capital
People Management
Gymlisted: Coding 8 Months a Thing Nobody Wanted
By 
Tom Zaragoza
  •  
March 17, 2018
Canada
Web Application
Not Practical
No MVP Validation
QuickHaggle: Failing to Build a Big User Base
By 
Bilal Ahmad
  •  
March 17, 2018
Pakistan
Web Application
Business Costs
Lockpick Entertainment: How Overshooting Killed a Gaming Studio
By 
Jesper Bylund
  •  
March 17, 2018
Sweden
Gaming
Big Competitors
BeehiveID: The $70,000 Startup Killed by Facebook Data
By 
Mary Haskett
  •  
March 17, 2018
United States
Technology
Not Practical
HitroNaSplet: Time Investment > Revenue = Wrong Direction
By 
Ales Krivec
  •  
March 17, 2018
Slovenia
Technology
Capital
Vivalatina: From Failure to Product-Market Fit Selling Online Jewelry
By 
Nicolas Tranchant
  •  
March 17, 2018
Mexico
e-Commerce
Bad Marketing
ToyGaroo: Burning $250K Building the Netflix for Toys
By 
Phil Smy
  •  
March 17, 2018
United States
e-Commerce
Business Costs
Capital
The Nerd Cave: Losing $100,000 Building a Space for Gamers
By 
David Desi
  •  
March 17, 2018
Australia
Gaming
Capital