Pat LaPointe posted an articleHigh-level analysis of the most common reasons start-ups fail. see more
Analysis from CB Insights into the failures of 101 startup companies and the factors most commonly cited by the CEOs. The underlying sampling is not balanced by industry or other characteristics, and the inputs are from the company CEOs, not from investors of BoD members. But this is a useful quick read nonetheless to help refresh your thinking as you evaluate opportunities.