Why start-ups fail

There are many reasons that young, emerging and even established businesses fail. Finance, fundraising and capital strategy continually feature, but corporate governance and strategic planning breakdowns often play a part, too.

Lothbury can help your business avoid such difficulties or assist in identifying pinch points years ahead of them crystallising.

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Examples of businesses closing for preventable reasons are becoming ever-more prevalent – just see some of these cases – don’t let poor planning and a lack of focus on core business practices result in your company joining the list.

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High-competition,
low-margin

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Raising too much,
too soon.

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Corporate governance
not up to scratch

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Overspending on finding
product-market fit

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Scaled too fast and size
outweighed the demand

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No USP to set them
apart from competitors

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Poor financial planning
and strategy

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