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Factors that Influence Startup Success

From investment to funding and from pivots and scaling.
Here're exclusive startup growth stats that contribute to Startup Success.

Average new business owners every month in 2015

Age of Startup Founders
& Entrepreneurs

The average founding team is aged

35
to
54

Companies with an average age of

35
to
44

Have the highest median funding
of startup founders.

Breakdown of startup founders by age:
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>1%

start before the age of 20

24.7%

start between the age of 20-34

22.9%

start between the age of 35-44

26.6%

start between the age of 45-54

24.8%

start between the age of 55-64

>1%

start before the age of 20

24.7%

start between the age of 20-34

22.9%

start between the age of 35-44

26.6%

start between the age of 45-54

24.8%

start between the age of 55-64

Breakdown of startup founders by Former Title:
previously CEOs/founders
previously had some other title
previously directors
previously VP
previously managers
previously Sr. VP
previously consultants
Breakdown of startup founders by Education:
Less than high school
High school graduate
Some college
College graduate
Other
Breakdown of startup founders by Former Role:
Sales & Marketing
Product Management & Development
Engineering
Business Development
Software
Strategy
Other Role

Best Cities to Start a Business

Top 5 USA Cities For High-Tech Startup Density

Startup Funding & Investors

VENTURE CAPITAL

Total VC Investement from 2014(Q2) to 2015(Q2) (USD Billions):

Total Venture Capital Invested In 2015:
$32.96 Billion
Total Number of Venture Capital Deals In 2015:
1895
Average Venture Capital Funding Amount In 2015:
$16.91 Million

Angel Investors

Angel Group Investments By Sector in 2015:

Electronics
Mobile & Telecommunications
Software (non-internet/mobile)
Computer Hardware & Services
Internet
Consumer Product & Services

Cumulative Angel investment Deals Distributed Across Regions in 2015:

Crowdfunding for Startups

Of the $34 Billion raised in 2015,
$2.85 Billion was donation based, $2.68 Billion was reward based &

$2.56 Billion was equity-based.

Those earning more than
$100,000/year
are more likely to invest in startups
through crowdfunding.

Kickstarter is the largest
crowdfunding website,
with $320 million
pledged by
2.2 million people in 2015

Startup Success & Failure
Statistics By Industry

are product-only
are service-only
offer a product and service
93%

of startups that scale prematurely never break
the $100k/month revenue threshold.

74%

of high-growth internet startups fail due to
premature scaling.

25% of startups fail within their first year.

of those remaining, 36% will fail in their second year.

of those remaining, 44% will fail in their third year.

of those remaining, 50% will fail in their fourth year.

18%

of entrepreneurs succeed in their
first venture.

the success rate for entrepreneurs who have
failed more than once only rises to

20%
Of Aspiring Entrepreneurs:

68% believe the odds of their business succeeding are better than others in their sector.
Only 5% think their odds are worse.

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