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A Seattle-based startup, Sansaire raised nearly $257,000 via a crowdfunded appeal in 2016. On Wednesday it announced that it would shut down operations and end production.  According to data from Kickstarter, 1,314 backers pledged $256,804 to help bring Sansaire’s project to life. The backers will likely lose all their ‘investment’. […]

Seattle-based startup Sansaire Announces It Is Shutting Down


Research on startups indicates that a large number of them fail at an early stage: By some accounts, nearly 9 out of 10 startups fail. And even the startups that succeed generally find an ‘exit strategy’ in the first few years of their existence. Many founders aspire to be ‘discovered’ […]

5 Tips for Employees and founders: Moving on on ...


In the past few months, we have seen a number of food-tech startups shut shop. Last month, the social media startup for Home Cooking, Josephine, announced it was shutting (link). This came a few months after the venture funded startup Yumist failed. This week, Indie Plate, the Baton Rouge, LA […]

Another food-tech startup bites the dust: Indie Plate shuts down



iDAvatars, a  startup that develops software for users to interact with virtual assistants has begun the process of shutting down operations after losing a key customer, the founder and CEO Norrie Daroga said Monday. The company was trying to create interactive mobile technology based on digital avatars with an ‘IQ’ […]

iDAvatars winds down operations


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The social media enabled startup that tried to crowdsource home cooking by providing individuals to sell their own food announced a shutdown. Charley Wang, the “chief empathy officer” of Josephine announced this in a Medium blog post adding that the last date for meals will be Friday, March 30th 2018: […]

Social media startup for Home Cooking, Josephine, Shuts Down


Here is a list of the prominent Startups that failed in January 2018 Startup Mapzen loses its Zen, announces shutdown– However, Mapping continues to be very hot space. The Mapzen team added ‘Fortunately, the core products of Mapzen are built entirely on open software and data. As a result, there […]

RIP: Startup shutdown in January 2018



Primary Data, the storage startup offering a metadata-driven abstraction layer, seems to be shutting down. Primary Data was a four-year-old data virtualization startup based in Los Gatos, California. It had raised a whopping $100 million in equity and debt and attracting the likes of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to its […]

Primary Data : Startup that raised lot of funding and ...


The startup, Memo.AI announced that it is shutting down service, while Coinbase opted to acqui-hires its technical team management tool. The startup was trying to develop an innovative note-taking tool to help technical teams with their knowledge management activities. The idea was rather simple: technical teams, knowledge workers are technically […]

Memo.AI shuts down service while Coinbase acqui-hires its technical team ...


New York based startup that attempted to anonymously crowdsource salary details from NYC startups and hiring experts announced that it is shutting down. The idea was rather interesting. About a week after signing up, users start receiving personalized salary and seniority level estimates from startups and experts. The founders posted […]

step.com shuts down



Last week, the open source mapping company Mapzen announced it would shut down at the end of the month. The team posted: Unfortunately, we have some sad news. Mapzen will cease operations at the end of January 2018. Our hosted APIs and all related support and services will turn off […]

Startup Mapzen loses its Zen, announces shutdown