When you pour your heart and soul (and wallet) into your startup, you want to see it succeed. But did you know that half of all new businesses in the U.S. fail within the first five years? If only you could ask all those entrepreneurs what went wrong. Or collect all their experiences to learn from common mistakes and make your own business stronger! 

Well, you're in luck. Venture capital and angel investment database CB Insights recently studied 101 startup post-mortems to discover the most common reasons new businesses fail, straight from the founders themselves.

Check out the top 10 fatal startup mistakes in our infographic: 

Top 10 Reasons Startups Fail (#infographic)

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