Business Canvas: Disruptive Business Model Innovation Design

How to reinvent your Business Model, your overall e-business architecture & it-systems by using Canvas Tools


Business Model Canvas Explained 

A 2 minute overview of the Business Model Canvas, a tool for visionaries, game changers, and challengers.

Value Proposition Canvas Explained

The Value Proposition Canvas allows you to design products & services that customers actually want. In this short video, we walk you through the tool and how it works. 

The Business Model Canvas - 9 Steps 

Creating a Successful Business Model - Startup Tips for Web, Mobile vs. Physical

The Value Proposition Canvas

Value Proposition Canvas background

Business Model Innovation for Big Data

University of St. Gallen (HSG)​​, Schwitzerland
by Dr. 

Amazon's Value Proposition:
Never Run Out Of Toilet Paper!

Get the full story here!

Cases & Workshops

Introduction to Business Model Canvas 

by Jan Schmiedgen: Skype app & hardware 

Key Parts of A Business Model Canvas

Sandwich local shop & webshop example!

Zara Business Model - Visualization

Business model for Zara, PowToon Anim.

Amazon Business Model - Visualized!

Business model for explained

Pokemon Go - Business Model Study

Case study identifying the current business model of Pokemon Go. (proposed model)

(Tic Tac Clin) Business Model Canvas

 A Business Model Canvas describes the rationale of how an organization creates, delivers, and captures value.

Business Model Canvas in 5 minutes

A quick walkthrough explaining Business Model Canvas. Followed by an example using Made, an online designer furniture company. By Gabrielle Benefield.

Business Model Innovation for Big Data

University of St. Gallen (HSG)​​, Schwitzerland

Talks & Workshops

Business Model Generation - Design 

Key Parts of A Business: Business Model By Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur

Business Model Canvas: Gore Fabrics 

by Matt Terrell in Business & Health Sector

Strategy for Business Model Innovation

Strategy tool for Business Model Innovation​​

The Lean Canvas Business Model - Creating The Killer Business Plan

Example: Amazon for LEAN Canvas session

Lean Startup Machine's workshops help entrepreneurs succeed |
Startup Life

Most startups fail because they build something that nobody wants. With a presence in 35+ cities worldwide and growing, Lean Startup Machine's workshops for entrepreneurs is a resource that you should know about.

Lean UX for Startups and Enterprise: Ten Secrets to Success

We have consulted with startups and large enterprises seeking to produce the right product (e.g., mobile app, web application) faster. We will reveal the remarkable similarities between startups and large organizations seeking to be as nimble as startups.

Startup Workshop

Startup Workshop #1:

What is Product/Market Fit? Why is it the Holy Grail of entrepreneurship? Let me help you answer and understand fundamental question for every early stage entrepreneur: Are you building a product/service people really want? Watch the video and learn everything about Product/Market Fit.

Startup Workshop #2:
Business Model Canvas 

A compact overview of the Business Model Canvas, a tool for visionaries, game changers, and challengers. This tool from the bestselling management book Business Model Generation is applied in leading organizations and start-ups worldwide. Find a Business Model Canvas template here:

Webinar #4: Ways To Present The Business Model Canvas

In this webinar recording, we walk you through best practices for using the Business Model Canvas when presenting your business ideas. For best practices and ways to improve your strategy and business innovation thinking, check out our blog:

Books & Ressources

Business Model Canvas book
Value Proposition Design book

Business Model Generation
By Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur

Business Model Generation is a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers striving to defy outmoded business models and design tomorrow's enterprises. If your organization needs to adapt to harsh new realities, but you don't yet have a strategy that will get you out in front of your competitors, you need Business Model Generation.

Co-created by 470 "Business Model Canvas" practitioners from 45 countries, the book features a beautiful, highly visual, 4-color design that takes powerful strategic ideas and tools, and makes them easy to implement in your organization. It explains the most common Business Model patterns, based on concepts from leading business thinkers, and helps you reinterpret them for your own context. You will learn how to systematically understand, design, and implement a game-changing business model--or analyze and renovate an old one. Along the way, you'll understand at a much deeper level your customers, distribution channels, partners, revenue streams, costs, and your core value proposition.


Business Model Generation features practical innovation techniques used today by leading consultants and companies worldwide, including 3M, Ericsson, Capgemini, Deloitte, and others. Designed for doers, it is for those ready to abandon outmoded thinking and embrace new models of value creation: for executives, consultants, entrepreneurs, and leaders of all organizations. If you're ready to change the rules, you belong to "the business model generation!"

Value Proposition Design: How to Create Products
and Services Customers Want (

The authors of the international bestseller Business Model Generation explain how to create value propositions customers can’t resist

Value Proposition Design helps you tackle the core challenge of every business — creating compelling products and services customers want to buy. This highly practical book, paired with its online companion, will teach you the processes and tools you need to create products that sell.

Using the same stunning visual format as the authors’ global bestseller, Business Model Generation, this sequel explains how to use the “Value Proposition Canvas” to design, test, create, and manage products and services customers actually want.

Value Proposition Design is for anyone who has been frustrated by new product meetings based on hunches and intuitions; it’s for anyone who has watched an expensive new product launch fail in the market. The book will help you understand the patterns of great value propositions, get closer to customers, and avoid wasting time with ideas that won’t work. You’ll learn the simple process of designing and testing value propositions, that perfectly match customers’ needs and desires.

In addition the book gives you exclusive access to an online companion on You will be able to assess your work, learn from peers, and download pdfs, checklists, and more.

Value Proposition Design is an essential companion to the ”Business Model Canvas” from Business Model Generation, a tool embraced globally by startups and large corporations such as MasterCard, 3M, Coca Cola, GE, Fujitsu, LEGO, Colgate-Palmolive, and many more. Value Proposition Design gives you a proven methodology for success, with value propositions that sell, embedded in profitable business models."


Business Model Generation By Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur

Business Model Generation By Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur is an expertly written book. With the collaboration of so many practitioners and academics each page holds information that any entrepreneur or business leader would benefit from knowing. This is a must for any entrepreneur looking to make a change in the world... Interested in learning more?


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