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Quibi called it quits yesterday, having been able to survive just six months on $1.75 billion in investment capital.  (To put that in context, Webvan - another classic business failure - was able to stay in business for three years, and went through about $400 million, though that was about 20 years ago.)  KC notes that it is important in a business startup to a) have a good idea, b) enough money, and c) luck and/or good timing.

Though for Quibi, maybe it was just 2020.

Which reminds me of a fanous movie scene: