Infographic: The 20 Most Common Reasons Startups Fail and How to Avoid Them
So, you have a great new idea or invention, and you are ready to open your startup business. But, you’ve been scared by the well-publicized statistic about startup failure — more than 50 percent of small businesses fail in the first four years.
Opening and operating a successful startup requires some luck hard-work and thoughtful planning — as well as the ability to adapt that plan. Having been involved as a consultant to numerous startups over the past decade, I have seen some fail, some achieve a modicum of success, and some make it big. Here are a few do’s and don’ts that will help guide your startup to the promised land.
From our very good friends over at entrepreneur.com