Snap's Pixy Drone - failure Museum

Snap’s Pixy Drone

In 2024, Snap discontinued its Pixy flying selfie camera drone after just four months. The company recalled all 71K drones it sold because their batteries pose a fire hazard.

23andMe - Failure Museum

23andMe

After peaking at an $8.5 billion valuation in the public market in 2021, 23andMe is at risk of being delisted from the Nasdaq in early 2024 as it's stock is down 96%. Security breaches impacted 6.9 million users and they have struggled to find a wa ...

Casetify - Failure Museum

Casetify

Casetify, previously valued at $1B, manufactured custom phone cases. Consumers complained about their price and service, while their physical experience stores seemed unnecessary. They also plagiorized designs of dbrand and iFixit.

Palm Treo - Failure Museum

Palm Treo

Palm Treo was developed by Handspring, which Palm acquired in the early 2000s. Palm, one of the earliest makers of smartphones, was unable to follow up its success in the personal organizer business. The company was slow to realize that consumers w ...

Beyond.com - Failure museum

Beyond.com

Beyond.com, a career network that connects job seekers with employers through career channels, was a casualty in the dot com bust.

Racine Legion - Failure Museum

Racine Legion

From 1922-1924, the Racine Legion was an NFL team in Racine, Wisconsin. Despite performing well, the team failed because of finances due to small home crowds. In it's inaugural season the team finished in 6th place in a league of 18 teams.

Coolest Cooler - Failure Museum

Coolest Cooler

In the summer of 2014, Ryan Grepper raised over $13 million, making it the most funded Kickstarter campaign of 2014. In December 2019, the company announced that it was closing, with over 20,000 of the 62,642 original backers never receiving a coole ...

Convoy - Failure Museum

Convoy

Digital freight company Convoy, who raised $925 million and peaked at a $3.8 billion valuation in 2022, shut down in October only 18 months after a $410M funding round. After experiencing decreased demand for shipping, this Bezos and Gates-backed bu ...

Juul - Failure Museum

Juul

After having raised $17B at a peak valuation of $38B, Juul's mission was to improve the lives of the world's 1B adult smokers. Meanwhile, lawsuits claimed Juul planted the seeds for a youth addiction epidemic that would make nicotine cool again aft ...

Furby - Failure Museum

Furby

Launched in 1998, Furby was a furry, talking, animal-like toy—equal parts gerbil, owl, and gremlin. The Furby represented one of the first attempts at domestic AI mass production. With built-in sensors and infrared detectors, the Furby could learn ...