Reasons Why Companies Die

7 generic reasons here:

Talent matters and degrades due to Law of Large Numbers (LLN):

LBS has a good set: with 4 stages:

  • Maverick founder
  • Went global
  • Competition came in strong
  • Distraction

HBR’s take in 1999:

Great list from HBR

CBInsights has a list of startup deaths:

List from CBInsights