This glossary of business failures is put together to help our audience understand the terminology and definitions commonly used by entrepreneurs and investors in the tech startup and business scenes.

This compilation of terminology are defined by experts found on the internet.


Failed Fundraising

Failed Pivot

Failure to Deliver

Financial Difficulties

Lack of Experience

Lack of Focus

Lack of Funds

Poor Loss Leader "Pricing" Strategy

No Market Validation

No Product-Market Fit

Poor Business Model

Poor Management

Poor Marketing

Poor Product

Poor Product-Market Fit

Strategy Issues

Strong Competition


Last edited on 17 March 2020 - version 12.