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Idea Validation

Every year, over 50 million new and small businesses worldwide shuttered.

Evidently, the shutdown rate is staggeringly high.

Our mission is to reduce business failure rate.

  • 125 unique reasons for shutdown
  • Descriptive analysis based on 1,000 shuttered companies; last updated on 21st April 2021
  • Pie chart is only showing top 10 reasons for shutdown (total 49%) while the remaining 51% are hidden

Top 10 reasons why companies shut down

Strong competition - 9.1% (91)
Poor business model - 6.7% (67)
Lack of funds - 5.8% (58)
No product-market fit - 5.0% (50)
Failed fundraising - 4.3% (43)
Failed acquisition (takeover) - 4.0% (40)
Acqui-hire - 3.8% (38)
Poor product-market fit - 3.8% (38)
Acquired - 3.6% (36)
Covid-19 pandemic - 2.9% (29)

Covid-19 PandemicAcquiredPoor Product-Market FitAcqui-hireFailed Acquisition (Takeover)Failed FundraisingNo Product-Market FitLack of FundsPoor Business ModelStrong Competition2.9%3.6%3.8%3.8%4%4.3%5%5.8%6.7%9.1%
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We serve aspiring and early stage founders who are dissatisfied with expensive tools and saturated data by building intelligent solutions using data science to discover insights from business failures. Unlike our competitors, Flipidea's affordable startup intelligence empowers founders to analyze, validate, and innovate their businesses.

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Startup Intelligence

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We analyze market trends to gain competitive insights for you to create differentiated opportunities.

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