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Business Model Generation - Canvas

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Startup Library By Us How to Start a Startup. Build something users love, and spend less than you make. How to use the business model canvas correctly There are a lot of articles out there explaining what the business model canvas is and what each section means, but they all seem to make the critical mistake of ignoring the stage the canvas is approached at. This means you spend, probably waste in fact, precious time thinking about components of your business that won't actually come into the picture for months maybe. So how do you use the business model canvas correctly? Quick intro to the Business Model Canvas First off, let's take a step back and agree on what the Business Model Canvas (BMC from now on) looks like and what you'd be normally expected to do.

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