E-Commerce Startups failed to succeed

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Everyday 100’s of small and big startups are founded, dreaming of becoming next big thing. but most of them fail to get traction from visitors or customers.  few raise funds and fail with their business model, and few fail to raise any funds due to poor business model.

Top ecommerce startups listed out few of the ecommerce startups that failed and revealed why did they fail and what went wrong from being a successful internet or ecommerce company.

 


Wesabe
Wesabe
We took on Mint.com and lost


RiotVine
RiotVine
We would’ve spent another three months head down developing it, without a business model or any way to keep paying the rent.. and Facebook would just end up ripping it off.


Nouncer
Nouncer
Twitter stole my thunder


BricaBox
BricaBox
A Build-Your-Own YouTube/Yelp, etc. had issues with money, traction, team, and vision


Boompa
Boompa
There were a lot of mistakes with research, picking teams, office space and money


Xmarks
Xmarks
They gave away a service for free, and ran out of cash to pay the bills


EventVue
EventVue
We made deadly cultural and strategic mistakes


YouCastr
YouCastr
We didn’t pivot fast enough, we didn’t love it enough, we had too many founders, and we made a lot of other errors.


Devver
Devver
We made the mistake of focusing on engineering first and customer development second


Kiko
Kiko
Our idea wasn’t bad, we were just too slow and focused on the wrong things


Monitor110
Monitor110
We had too much PR, too much money, and no customer relationships.


NewsTilt
NewsTilt
The founders butted heads, and their motivation disintegrated


Source: BusinessInsider

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