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The startup phase of any venture is exhilarating. But who’s talking about how many actually succeed? Being named Fortune Magazine’s most promising social enterprise of 2012 or winning a large grant does not ensure you’ll be in business next year.
It’s time to talk about what happens when the rubber hits the road and the real work begins. The emerging phase of one’s enterprise building is where most people’s initiatives fail. Over 50% of small businesses fail in the first five years due to lack of experience or insufficient capital.
Though no exhaustive research has been done on the failure of startup/emerging nonprofits, it’s safe to say it’s not a pretty picture. So why is this happening?