“If they can do it, so can we!” is a good notion to get something off the ground.
It’s a shit notion to build a business from. You should rather spend your time seeking out the stories about good products or good companies that have failed.
I you want inspiration, look at those who made it.
If you want to learn something, look at those who failed.
Success inspires. Failure teaches.
See also Survivorship Bias.