VPDesign for Singapore Ideas Lab

April 1st, 2015

webinar on VPDesign for Singapore Ideas Lab, organised by Eric Saint-André, Director and Lead Advisor at ASA Advisory Services and founder of Singapore Ideas Lab

Singapore Ideas Lab is a community of like-minded people passionate about innovation, startups and making ideas happen. The community includes startups and entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and staff from innovation units of leading MNCs / SMEs, business owners, business angels, VCs, employees, students, and anyone looking to kick-start their idea, simply curious and willing to help.

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“Value Proposition Design is a powerful tool leveraging on the Value Proposition Canvas (VPC) to help come up, formalize and/or improve any startups, ideas, businesses value proposition. It zooms on two important blocks of the Business Model Canvas (or lean canvas) focusing on problem / solution fit (more)

BMGEN at University of Sydney

March 31st, 2015

keynote at the University of Sydney , invited and warmly welcomed by Prof. Steve Elliot, for the industry members of the Digital Disruption Research Group (DDRG) of the University of Sydney Business School

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The workshop aims at presenting the Business Model Canvas and the Value Proposition Canvas for designing, assessing and challenging business models and their value propositions. Design thinking attitude will also be emphasized for exploring and prototyping business models. Finally, the synergy between the business model canvas, lean startup and customer development will be briefly presented for testing business models.

BMGEN/VPDesign at QUT

March 27th, 2015

keynote at QUT , invited by Prof. Per Davidsson, in his Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research  (ACE) Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 19.12.33QUT-ACE-Australia-pic

In the talk with hands-on exercises Yves Pigneur will introduce the latest Business Model Innovation and Lean Startup tools. Participants will learn the latest on how to design and test business models and value propositions to decrease the risks of innovation. He will, in particular, get participants to apply the concepts and tools from his new book with Alex, “Value Proposition Design”

Business model design

March 26th, 2015

fruitful meeting and discussion on business models with Christian Nielsen, on sabbatical in Sydney

“His Business Model Design Center (BMDC) is a interdisciplinary research center focusing on business models. BMDC functions as a natural hub between the technology-based research environments and the business oriented research environments. All activities are focused on the core activity: Business Model Design, in the processes of entrepreneurship, commercialization, and internationalization (more)

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He recently wrote a review of our book “Value Proposition Canvas” for the “Journal of Business Model”

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BM Innovation workshop

March 25th, 2015

Workshop “Business Model Innovation – Collaborations in Research and Practice” at UTS Design Innovation Research Center, head Prof. Sam Bucolo

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“Business Model Innovation has gained wide spread interest and attention from both academia and industry alike. [...] This workshop aims to explore the connections between research activities in Business, FEIT and Design Innovation at UTS and identify research opportunities within a global context. The workshop will be framed around a conversation by Dr Yves Pigneur Co-inventor of the Business Model Canvas and Professor at the University of Lausanne who will present his views on research opportunities in this emerging field of study. Following this presentation, research groups across UTS will be given the opportunity to present their work and directions.

BMGEN & VPDesign at UTS

March 24th, 2015

keynote at UTS , invited and warm welcome by Prof. Eng Chew, in the new spectacular FEIT building (archi)

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“In the talk with hands-on exercises Yves Pigneur will introduce the latest Business Model Innovation and Lean Startup tools. Participants will learn the latest on how to design and test business models and value propositions to decrease the risks of innovation. He will, in particular, get participants to apply the concepts and tools from his new book, “Value Proposition Design”

BMGEN at the ATP incubator

March 23rd, 2015

keynote at ATP Innovations, the Australia’s leading business incubator, invited by Hamish Hawthorn, CEO

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The workshop aims at presenting the Business Model Canvas and the Value Proposition Canvas for designing, assessing and challenging business models and their value propositions. Design thinking attitude will also be emphasized for exploring and prototyping business models. Finally, the synergy between the business model canvas, lean startup and customer development will be briefly presented for testing business models.

BMGEN videos for the Kauffman Founders School

March 19th, 2015

“The Kauffman Foundation, in collaboration with the founders of Strategyzer – the makers of the best-selling book Business Model Generation and the inventors of the breakthrough Business Model Canvas methodology – developed the animated, short videos to boost executives’ and entrepreneurs’ chances of success in their search for a scalable and profitable business model.

“The video series teaches entrepreneurs how to go from having a business idea to pitching a validated business model and value proposition. You’ll learn about the Business Model Canvas: a tool that will help you design business models that have a competitive edge, leverage opportunities in your environment and test your ideas through experiments with customers.

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Culture Map at Amsterdam

March 19th, 2015

One-day workshop by Dave Gray on Culture Map, organised by Business Model Inc. at Amsterdam (web)

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Experimentation of the last version of the Culture Map  in collaboration w/ Strategyzer (see our previous post here)

BMGEN and VPDesign at ANU

March 18th, 2015

talks, interviews, meetings at Australian National University (ANU) at Canberra, invited by Prof. Shirley Gregor with a warm welcome by Priscilla Kan John

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“This is no ordinary public lecture – rather, it is your chance to learn from Professor Yves Pigneur, the co-author of global bestseller Business Model Generation, a book which acts as a handbook for those striving to improve an existing business model or create a new one. In this interactive talk with hands-on exercises Pigneur will introduce the latest Business Model Innovation and Lean Startup tools. (more)