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Over 85% of companies worldwide won't survive up to 10 years.

Evidently, the shutdown rate is staggeringly high.

Our mission is to help founders reduce risk of business failure.

Top 10 reasons why companies shut down

Strong competition - 9.0% (92)
Poor business model - 6.5% (67)
Lack of funds - 5.8% (59)
No product-market fit - 5.0% (51)
Failed fundraising - 4.4% (45)
Failed acquisition (takeover) - 4.0% (41)
Poor product-market fit - 3.7% (38)
Acqui-hire - 3.7% (38)
Acquired - 3.5% (36)
Covid-19 pandemic - 3.1% (32)

Covid-19 PandemicAcquiredAcqui-hirePoor Product-Market FitFailed Acquisition (Takeover)Failed FundraisingNo Product-Market FitLack of FundsPoor Business ModelStrong Competition3.2%3.6%3.8%3.8%4.1%4.5%5.1%5.9%6.7%9.2%
  • Postmortem analysis of 1,026 shuttered companies with recorded reasons for shutdown.
  • Total of 127 unique reasons for shutdown were identified.
  • Pie chart is only showing the top 10 reasons for shutdown (total 48.7%), while the remaining 51.3% of reasons are hidden.

Lifespans of companies

  • 37.1% of companies shuttered within 3 years.
  • 26.5% of companies shuttered in 3 to 5 years.
  • 89.2% of companies shuttered within 10 years.
  • Based on 8,377 inactive companies with recorded operational duration data.
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We serve founders who are dissatisfied with expensive tools and noisy data by building intelligent data-centric solutions to power decisions, risk analytics, and data intelligence. Unlike our competitors, roiquant's affordable startup intelligence empowers founders to analyze, validate, and innovate their businesses.

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