Fuckup Nights Manifesto

Fuckup Nights Manifesto

What is the Global Failure Index?

What is the Global Failure Index? With Fuckup Nights we built the world’s most active movement of creators. Now we’re building the most comprehensive business failure data platform: the Global Failure Index. It's a friendly and interactive map featuring...

Artificial Intelligence’s Galileo moment

Artificial Intelligence’s Galileo moment Global Failure Interactive map In 2017 Artificial Intelligence (AI) will redefine the possibilities of research and academia. Some doomsayers assume that most human employees will soon be replaced by smart machines. But I think...

We turn 5

We turn 5! This month Fuckup Nights turns 5 years old and it's been an amazing ride. We’re now in 238 cities in 78 countries and growing to new cities each and every day. A lot has gone right but we wouldn’t be who we are if we didn’t share what goes wrong. We asked...

10 Things Fuckup Nights did to scale to 80 countries

10 Things Fuckup Nights did to scale to 80 countries It all started with a group of five friends drinking mezcal. A considerable amount of it. Leti asked why everyone always talks about the Zuckerbergs and Gates of the world, but no one shares candid stories of...

What is the Global Failure Index?

What is the Global Failure Index? With Fuckup Nights we built the world’s most active movement of creators. Now we’re building the most comprehensive business failure data platform: the Global Failure Index. It's a friendly and interactive map featuring...

One thing we really messed up recently​

One thing we really messed up recently​ Fuckups happen to the best of us. Have you written to us through our website lately? Did we ghost you like a Tinder match? Chances are, you were a victim of our latest fuckup. On our website, we use a third party service to...

How to deal with the copycats?

How to deal with the copycats? Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery And believe us, we’re flattered. Since we’ve started up we’ve seen our fair share of me-too’s, oddly familiar events, and straight up rip-offs. It all helps the goal though - to teach that...

When positive cash flows lead to negative situations

When positive cash flows lead to negative situations When you are a startup or entrepreneur, a fresh injection of cash (warning, incoming cliché) can mean the difference between life and death. Businesses shut down every day because of a lack of capital, so why would...

November Newsletter: A spooky tale of failure

A spooky tale of failure Halloween is the spookiest time of the year, so we thought what better to do than share a chilling, spine-tingling tale of failure from one of our past speakers? Cue the Vincent Price voice over. A couple summers ago, Jen Butson decided she...

Is Pokémon Go A Fad Product?

We’ll cover certain reasons why this new form of Pokémon engagement can be considered a fad or not. Let us know what you think!

Why Was The Hoverboard A Fad Product?

What is it about these fad products that brings about their immediate rise to the top, followed by sudden disappearance in the marketplace? How could something get so popular and in such a short period of time become almost non-existent?

Zanahorias para pocos

Somos seres sociales, ficticiamente aislados, buscando el éxito como el conejo a la zanahoria, y no habrá zanahoria para nadie hasta que no haya zanahoria para todos

Startup Failure: Top 20 Reasons

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Fracaso, hambre y realidad

“…Cuando te pones a mirar más de cerca cómo suceden las vidas de tantos millones de personas, lo que queda es una sensación de fracaso muy fuerte…”

Not prepared for launch

If you’re putting a product out in the marketplace for sale for the entire world to see and yet you don’t have the proper ability to acquire more inventory, you’re setting yourself up for disaster.

Fuckup CV

Fuckup Nights Co-founder and Director Leti Gasca and Global Coordinator Yannick Kwik are already including their failures on their LinkedIn Profiles. We’d love you to come along with us.

Fuckup Nights Managua.

Fuckup Nights Managua. La importancia del sexto sentido en los negocios Fuckup Nights: la importancia del sexto sentido en los negocios Distintas Latitudes (@DLatitudes) convierte en crónicas las Fuckup Nights de América Latina, con apoyo de lxs periodistas jóvenes...

The fuckup posters

Curious about what the first Fuckup Nights flyers and banners looked like? Check ’em out right here!

April Newsletter: The challenges of our name

We’re not kidding when we say it’s hard to deal with this, but at end of the day everybody swears when things go upside down and you can’t hold it against them.

Fuckup Nights CDMX Vol 44

Jacobo creó su propia empresa porque tiene el cuello muy grande y detesta usar corbata, no había camisa que le cerrara ni trabajo en el que no se la pidieran, pero terminó con las deudas hasta el cuello y conectándose del pasillo de su edificio para…

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