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A great piece of research on startup statistics and trends: Some highlights: Startup Failure Rate Statistics Incompetence, at 46%, is the most common reason why businesses fail, according to a Statistic Brain study. The percentage of startups that fail after four years in […]
A great piece of research on startup statistics and trends:
Startup Failure Rate Statistics
- Incompetence, at 46%, is the most common reason why businesses fail, according to a Statistic Brain study.
The percentage of startups that fail after four years in the U.S. is over 50%.
CJ Note: see the details – so you can avoid the cliched, and incorrect meme: “90% of all startups fail”
65% of entrepreneurs admit they were not fully confident they had enough money to start their business.
Of the startups surveyed, 58% started with less than $25,000 and one-third started with less than $5,000.
71% of surveyed U.S. startups have successfully raised capital in 2018.
In 2019, 52% of U.S. startups expect their company’s next source of funding will be venture capital.
San Francisco and Silicon Valley account for 13.5% of global startup deals.
For more interesting facts and statistics about the startup landscape in 2019, check out SmallBizGenius’ comprehensive study and infographic.
Some highlights below:
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Written by CJ Cornell
Serial Entrepreneur. University Professor. Software Engineer. Media Executive. Venture Capitalist. Researcher. Marketer. Advisor. Mentor. Author and Speaker. Founded or co-founded nearly a dozen companies in software, digital media and television.
For the past few years I’ve been Co-Director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship and Professor of Digital Media & Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University, and the university’s first full time Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Currently Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at New York Institute of Technology and Managing Director at Propel Ventures LLC.