Chevy Nova - Failure Museum

Chevy Nova

Launched in 1962, Chevrolet had problems selling the Chevy Nova automobile in Latin America since "no va" means "it doesn't go" in Spanish.

Tucupita Marcano - Failure Museum

Tucupita Marcano (banned from MLB)

In 2024, Major League Baseball has permanently banned Tucupita Marcano after determining that the infielder placed hundreds of bets on baseball, including wagers on games involving the Pittsburgh Pirates when he was with the team in 2023. Marcano ...

Peloton - Failure Museum


After peaking at a $45B valuation in 2020, Peloton was worth $1B in mid-2024. The connected fitness company carved its way into the mainstream as a solution to shuttered gyms during the early days of the Covid pandemic. But then it made the critica ...

Synanon Products- Failure Museum


Synanon, originally known as Tender Loving Care, was a new religious movement founded in 1958 by Charles E. "Chuck" Dederich Sr. in Santa Monica, California, United States. Originally established as a drug rehabilitation program, Synanon developed i ... - Failure Museum was formed via acquisition of 10+ firms such as Prologue Software leading to its IPO in 1999. Due to the fast pace at which startups were merged without clear product segmentation, each merged startup wished to be the flagship product of ...

Casetify - Failure Museum


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.

Boston Yankees - Failure Museum

Boston Yankees

The Boston Yankees were an NFL team who played from 1944-1948. The team played its home games at Fenway Park. Team owner Ted Collins picked the name Yankees because he originally wanted to run a team that played at New York City's old Yankee Stadi ...

Tampa Bay Bucs 1976 - Failure Museum

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1976

In 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the NFL's first winless team once the season expanded to 14+ games with an 0-14 record. Detroit was 0-16 in 2008, while the Cleveland Browns were 0-16 in 2017.This was the Buccaneers’ first season; they did no ...

OpenView - Failure Museum

OpenView Venture Partners

9 months after OpenView raised its largest fund ($570M) in March 2023, they abruptly laid off staff and stopped making new investments after two of its 3 leaders left the firm.