"Failure and more importantly studying others’ misfortunes is one of the most important educational tools we have."
"In fact there is an entire convention in the Bay Area for technology entrepreneurs, investors, developers and designers to study their own and others’ failures and prepare for success, www.thefailcon.com.”
Read the arrticle which is an interview of Caroline Cummings, VP of Marketing at Palo Alto Software. She has experienced both start-up failures and successes in her career.
Based on her life lessons, she has created what she refers to as “The 10 Reasons Why a Startup Fails” to help other entrepreneurs.
See on forbes.com