Alternative products to Memento Mori

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Memento Mori

A little stoic reminder page

Memento Mori is a little countdown to add as your homepage to remember life is short.

It is inspired by @patrickc from Stripe who told he set a countdown until his death on his computer.

Startup Graveyard

History shouldn't have to repeat itself

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 Labs
This 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
Brendan Beirne- Product / strategy, Joojoo
Not terribly comprehensive but has some interesting content organized by type / vertical.
Alphr
The 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 Web
An 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.
Digg
In 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.
3 Alternatives to Startup Graveyard

Lifespan

Your life is ending one minute at a time

Lifespan tracks the progress of the deadlines that matter most. We all need a reminder once in a while that life is short. Using a progress bar to track the time you have left can be a powerful motivator.

“Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life." - Steve Jobs

7 Alternatives to Lifespan

Cinebody Memories

Preserve your loved one's memories with videos

Cinebody Memories is a way to preserve your loved one's memories with video stories. A Denver-based startup, it helped a friend record his dad's stories after a cancer diagnosis: A gift that's great for the holidays, and lasts not just one lifetime, but many.

8 Alternatives to Cinebody Memories
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