Startup Graveyard is a collection of well-loved startups and products that no longer exist such as Homejoy, Grooveshark, and Secret. Come pay your respect and RIP.
Megan O'Rorke- Product Manager, Capital One LabsThis site embodies a lesson that saved my life. When I moved to SF, my first startup failed within a few months. Like a car crash, failure is very different when you experience it yourself vs observe it. I took the failure personally. And got into negative thought cycle that nearly killed me. What I learned had a more profound impact on me than any produ… See more
AlphrThe term "startup" is often seen as synonymous with disruptive business culture, huge investment and, ultimately, runaway success. There's good reason for this: you simply don't hear as much about companies that don't succeed. Looking to put that right is an online crypt where you can go and pay your respects to the businesses that didn't quite make it.
The Next WebAn innovative idea. Funding. Hype. Positive press. Kick-ass leadership, and a talented technical team. All of these things are vital for startup success. But they don't guarantee it. There are lots of companies that looked promising, but ultimately collapsed under the weight of their own aspirations, or because they lacked a decent business model.
DiggIn today's startup economy, about half of new businesses will fail by their fifth year, be it from leadership issues or simply a bad product. Why not pour a cold brew out and memorialize these fallen soldiers? That's exactly what Startup Graveyard aims to do.