Sean Jacobsohn, a venture capitalist and sports memorabilia collector with an interest in historical lessons of failed ventures. (LinkedIn)

Our purpose is to discover the main ‘lessons learned’ from failed ideas in business, products, sports and toys.

 Are you open to donations of additional items for companies and products already featured in the museum?  Yes!

Companies that failed like:  Color, Cuil, Solyndra, Geocities, TheMan, Enron’s Code of Ethics, Shyp, Theranos’s Centrifuge, Silicon Graphics, Buddy Media, Nikola Motors, San Francisco Cubs, Quibi, Zume, One Kings Lane, Dot & Bo, Fab, Better Place, Iridium, Fast, Bolt, Rockmelt, flying cars, CommerceOne, Blippar, Sidecar, Groupon, Hippo, i2, Celsius Network, R-Zero, Silvergate, uBiome, Plastiq, Veev, Rothenberg Ventures, Bowstreet Software, Olive.ai, Zeus Living, Infarm, Irwin Industries, Pieter Pot, Clubhouse, Asera, Kenosha Maroons NFL team, Racine Legion NFL team, BusinessLand, InVision, Cruise, Inflection.ai, Lacework, Farfetch

Products that failed like: Apple HyperCard, Ayds candy, Boeing furniture,  Bald guyz head wipes, Coleco Adam, Colgate frozen entrees, Cosmopolitan Yogurt, Crayola Cereal, Gerber singles, Google Orkut, Google Stadia, HP Jornado, iRobot Lawn Mower, Jolly rancher soda, Kellogg breakfast mates, Life savers soda, Kellogg’s Yogurt shampoo by Clairol, Miss Bic pen, HoloLens, Motorola lazer, Salesforce Chatter teeth, Salesforce Do.com, Sugar’s Daddy Barbie Doll, Uroclub, Mirror, ESPN mobile phone, Sour Cream and Onion Doritos, Levi’s suits, Tangem ring, Google Wave, Google+, Google Clips, Google TV, Meebo, Mazing bar, Starbucks barista bar blender, Ray Ban by Meta, Moog Concertmate MG-1 by Radio Shack, Palm WebOS, Tanqueray Gin, Heinz senior food, New Balance 1906L, Salesforce’s Social.com, Gel candle by SC Johnson

Samuel West, who runs the Museum of Failure. https://museumoffailure.com

Tom Eisenmann, HBS professor, is author of the book “Why Startups Fail”.

Mathieu Guerville: LinkedIN Link Here
Cyncap | Collection (mattmg83.github.io)

Jonathan Becher, President of Sharks Sports and Entertainment.

Rohit Bhadange, CEO of Zamp LinkedIN Link Here

Lenny Rachitsky

Dan Olszewski, Head of the entrepreneurship program at University of Wisconsin, is studying failure.

Chris Fralic, partner at First Round Capital, is studying failure. @chrisfralic on X

Lindsay Hyde and DJ DiDonna, HBS professors, teaches the course “Avoiding Startup Failure”.

Amy Edmondson, HBS professor, is author of the book “Right Kind of Wrong.  The Science of Failing Well.”

“You learn nothing from success” Video link Here

2023 failed unicorns: TikTok Link Here

17 garbage tech fails: YouTube link Here