BM innovation at telefonica

March 10th, 2017

meetings with teams of the Telefónica I+D Chile, on Business Model Innovation

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“Telefónica R&D, the Company of the Telefónica holding advocated to Innovation and Development, was born in 1988 having the mission of contributing to competitiveness and modernity of the holding, based on technological innovation and development; and applying new ideas, concepts and methods. It develops advanced products and services (more) …

Social Business Models at ForoInnovación

March 9th, 2017

Keynote at ForoInnovación, invited by Isidora Undurraga, mainly for social entrepreneurs


ForoInnovación is a non-profit, non-governmental organization to promote the transformation of Chile into a more innovative and entrepreneurial country capable of achieving a high level of sustainable economic and social development over time.


March 9th, 2017

Keynote at CORFO, invited by Tadashi Takaoka


Corporación de Fomento de la Producción de Chile (CORFO) is a Chilean governmental organization that aims to “improve the competitiveness and the productive diversification of the country by encouraging investment, innovation and entrepreneurship, strengthening in addition the human capital and technological capabilities to achieve a sustainable and territorially balanced development”.


Participants will revisit the latest on how to design business models and value propositions to decrease the risks of innovation. Ground rules and pitfalls in the use of the Business Model Canvas in large corporations will be illustrated. The new visual tool “Culture Map” will be briefly presented and illustrated.

BMGEN at PUC Innovation Center

March 8th, 2017

Keynote at PUC - Innovation Center, organised by Mike Leatherbee, EPIC Lab (web)



March 7th, 2017

Lecture at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, invited by Michael Leatherbee Grant, head of EPIC Lab (web)


In this interactive seminar, Yves Pigneur will introduce the latest Business Model Innovation and Lean Startup tools. Participants will revisit the latest on how to design business models and value propositions to decrease the risks of innovation. Participants will apply the canvases to practical examples such as airBnB, Tesla, SunEdisson or Amazon. Design thinking and customer development will also be emphasized for exploring, prototyping and experimenting value propositions and business models.

BMGEN in el Mercurio

March 6th, 2017

interview for the el Mercurio newspaper, by Isidora Barberis


Social business models at Balloon

March 6th, 2017

Another meeting with Maria San Martin & Sebastián Salinas, Balloon (web2e463228cdb24359efde92ac5b159f9667b4e904

Sebastián, Ashoka Fellow (web) created Balloon, “an entrepreneurship program that seeks to form young people in the frame of social compromise and supports entrepreneurs from rural areas to help them develop their projects. A double objective where both groups complement each other in a learning process that causes great social impact.”


March 6th, 2017

article “Brand modelling and ontology” presented by Dina Elikan at VMBO’2017, hosted by the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (web)

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“The goal of VMBO is to bring together researchers with an interest in value modeling and business ontology in order to present and discuss the current state of enterprise or business modeling and to identify key areas for further research (more)

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workshop at Idemax and adaptative capacity

March 6th, 2017

BMGEN workshop for the IDEMAX team, and meetings with Juan Carlos Eichholz, founder and CEO of CLA (web) and Sebastián Amaral, Idemax (web); introduced by Dave Gray, Xplane.


Juan Carlos also authored “Adaptive Capacity: How Organizations Can Thrive in a Changing World” (amazon).

BMGEN in the 9 books every entrepreneur should read

March 5th, 2017

a blog post by Tomasz Tunguz, venture capitalist at redpoint, presenting “the nine favorite books he has read over the last five years have helped him understand startups and the processes that make them successful (web)

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