From a systemic perspective, most startups fail due to lack of entrepreneurial education. The founders don’t know how to be entrepreneurs and they don’t understand the basic machinery of running a company. We as a community should be able to fix this. The endemic problems arise from the assumption that entrepreneurship is easy. It’s not. It’s hard. In my experience, most startups fail for one or more of a small number of basic, core faults:
So, good luck!