Archive for the ‘books’ Category

VPDesign at Todai

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Seminar at the University of Tokyo (TODAI), invited by Prof. Hideyuki Horii, head of the iSchool and inventor of a creativity process.

Fruitful discussion with Kinya Tagawa, creative director and co-founder of takram design engineering, an award-winning design engineer experienced in a wide range of products including hardware, software and interactive art (more); Kinya is also visiting professor at Royal college of Art.

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.

VPDesign launch event by Shoesha

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

keynote for the launch event of the Japanese translation of VPDesign (amazon), organised by the publisher Shoesha (web); translation by 瓜田 忍 Shinobu Urita

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VPDesign for JIN

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

workshop for Japan Innovation Network (web) and Business Model Innovation Association at Tokyo, organized by Prof. Konno and Dr Shin Yamamoto; translation by 瓜田 忍 Shinobu Urita

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Business Model & Value Proposition Design 〜独自のビジネスモデルと顧客価値を創造する方法〜
原著者Yves Pigneur(イヴ・ピニュール)氏から直接学べる貴重なチャンス! (more)

Other private workshops for Japanese companies (Panasonic, NEC, Sony)

VPDesign for BMIA

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

workshop for the Business Model Innovation Association in Japan (BMIA), launched by Shin Yamamoto (web) and his colleagues

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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”

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A new visit in Tokyo

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

We arrived in Tokyo, for 3 weeks and a series of keynotes/workshops/meetings, at the University of Tokyo (iSchool), Japan Innovation Network (JIN), Business Model Innovation Association (BMIA), entrepreneurs and large corporations, and a last talk for the launch event of the Japanese translation of “Value Proposition Design”, organised by the publisher Shoesha (VPDesign).

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VPDesign for Singapore Ideas Lab

Wednesday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Friday, 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

Thursday, 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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BMGEN & VPDesign at UTS

Tuesday, 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”