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How to Get Startup Ideas. November 2012 The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas.

How to Get Startup Ideas

It's to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself. The very best startup ideas tend to have three things in common: they're something the founders themselves want, that they themselves can build, and that few others realize are worth doing. Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo, Google, and Facebook all began this way. Comment faire émerger un nouveau business model. B2B2C, le Business Model de la Digitalisation. User-generated content. Many commercial websites rely on UGC.

For example, and Trip Advisor rely on users to rate products and hotels and restaurants, respectively.[2][3] These reviews are important part of what the two respective websites offer. When UGC is contained in commercial websites it is often monitored by administrators to avoid offensive content or language, copyright infringement issues, or simply to determine relevancy of the content to the site's theme. Because user-generated content is generally free to store, the world's data centers are now replete with exabytes of UGC that, in addition to creating a corporate asset,[4] may also contain data that can be regarded as a liability.[5][6] General requirements[edit]

New business models. Report Summary Despite continued uncertain economic conditions, most companies remain persuaded that there is a strong causal link between their financial performance over a 5-10 year time horizon and their current commitment to improving their environmental, social and governance performance.

New business models

Against this background, a number of business leaders are reviewing their approach to sustainability, weighing new corporate strategies and new business models in efforts to ensure their long-term sustainability. New business models for the 21st century is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, commissioned by Enel Foundation that discusses companies’ views on sustainability measures, the challenge of measuring and reporting sustainability outcomes, and the prospects of business models focussing on long-term sustainability. Why read this report Ernst Ligteringen, CEO, Global Reporting Initiative. The B2B2C model. Jessica Tayenjam is a consultant at Rapid Innovation Group, where she helps high potential, technology-enabled companies mitigate market risk and create scalable growth.

The B2B2C model

She is one of the speakers at our Startup 101 course on Saturday 9th March (tickets still available – download the free preview book here). Here, she shares her thoughts on the B2B2C model. Many definitions of B2B2C businesses focus on e-commerce relationships where the ‘C’ is the buyer. However, I think there is a more interesting segment of B2B2C: a business selling a product to another business which its customers will engage with. B2B sales for products with a consumer angle. Know-how trading. Know-how trading is a web-based research and design phenomenon related to open innovation and crowdsourcing.[1] It denotes fee-based knowledge markets that treat knowledge and expertise as commodities that can be traded for financial gain (see knowledge economy).

Know-how trading

It therefore differs from other information markets such as Yahoo Answers in that solution providers are financially rewarded for their efforts. The challenges set therefore tend to be more focused, and solutions more detailed and lengthy. Know-how trading sites differ from open innovation communities in that the entry level for solutions is much lower. Rather than seeking large research projects, know-how trading enables businessmen, researchers and individuals to save time by harnessing the skills and expertise of others to solve very specific, often quite difficult problems. Business Value. Business Valuation: Three Approaches to Measuring Business Worth - ValuAdder.

Internet Business Models - The FUSE-Matrix (pdf) Places de marché de prestations intellectuelles – Typologie et Courbe de valeur. The future of Software Pricing Excellence. Stuck in the middle. Ecology can rescue Business Models. The famous “Burning Man” festival (BM for fans) took place at the beginning of September.

Ecology can rescue Business Models

For 10 days, participants took part in a unique and extraordinary event. The event’s success is explosive (more than 68,000 people came together in the middle of the desert in 2013). We wanted to understand the success of this event by interviewing some of the festival’s survivors. If Burning Man, like many similar events, promotes tolerance and respect, it is above all one of the few that succeeds in harmonising the environment with a mass event. And it is clear that the participants love it. . ► The Dematerialized Economy One of the main rules of Burning Man is that it can’t leave any trace that it existed after the event. In the same vein, Business Models should promote “the dematerialized economy.” The « dematerialized economy » concerns, for the most part, small and medium sized enterprises. . ► The Circular Economy Burning Man promotes cooperation, collaboration, mutual support, and giving.

Les principaux modèles de revenus. Nous allons à présent examiner les types de modèles de revenus les plus courants, auxquels une entreprise peut recourir afin de vendre un produit (bien ou service).

Les principaux modèles de revenus

Ce qui en ressort dès le départ, c’est la grande inventivité dont ont fait preuve les stratèges, dans leur manière de penser la création de richesse. Le modèle One Shot C’est le plus simple. Le client achète un bien ou une prestation, contre un paiement unique. Eight Models of Business Models, & Why They’re Important. The term Business Model is one that gets thrown around a lot these days.

Eight Models of Business Models, & Why They’re Important

Even though it might sound like a buzzword to you, it’s important to understand what a business model is, and how they are useful. One of the confusing things about the business model concept is that there are a wide variety of models of business models, and it seems as though everyone that talks about them makes up a new one. This can be frustrating if you are trying to figure out how to use the concept. At their core, all business models address this questions: how do we sustainably deliver value to our customers? In this instance, the sustainable part refers to your organisation – how can you deliver value so that you’re still around in the future? In a special issue of the journal Long Range Planning, Charles Baden-Fuller and Mary Morgan say that business models can serve three different purposes.

Value Networks from Verna Allee: Verna was working with some of the basic concepts of business models in the 90s. Making “Freemium” Work. Over the past decade “freemium”—a combination of “free” and “premium”—has become the dominant business model among internet start-ups and smartphone app developers.

Making “Freemium” Work

Users get basic features at no cost and can access richer functionality for a subscription fee. If you’ve networked on LinkedIn, shared files through Dropbox, watched TV shows through Hulu, or searched for a mate on Match, you’ve experienced the model firsthand. It works for B2B companies as well—examples include Box, Splunk, and Yammer. Several factors contribute to the appeal of a freemium strategy. Because free features are a potent marketing tool, the model allows a new venture to scale up and attract a user base without expending resources on costly ad campaigns or a traditional sales force. But despite its popularity and clear benefits, freemium is still poorly understood. What should be free? Recall that one of the chief purposes of freemium is to attract new users. Do customers fully understand the premium offer? 10 TED Talks to Help You Reimagine Your Business - Mitch Joel. Economie de fonctionnalité: concilier les inconciliables. La crise écologique est de plus en plus prise en charge par la pensée économique, mais également par les entreprises elles-mêmes.

Economie de fonctionnalité: concilier les inconciliables

Cette prise de conscience s’est intensifiée en gagnant en visibilité avec des événements tels que le Grenelle de l’Environnement. L’imitation créative comme stratégie d’innovation de business model. Presse - Article - Réinventer son modèle économique : 4 exemples venus de la presse américaine. Business model canvas poster (pdf) How To Put 'The Business Model Canvas' To Good Use. The book "Business Model Generation" should ring a bell for freelancers and many entrepreneurs.

How To Put 'The Business Model Canvas' To Good Use

Le défi du changement de business model pour l’entreprise existante: le modèle RPV appliqué au cas d’Unilever au Brésil. Business Model Generation : Innovation par les Business Model ? Conférence master MTI : L'innovation par le business model. Business Model Generation (preview book)