B2B B2B Business Model – Productize a Service

B2B Business Model – Productize a Service

Thanks to the team at 9Mile Labs, a Seattle-based Accelerator, for letting me present last week on the seven (now eight) B2B business models. Yes, they helped me add one to the list! In the discussion and Q&A afterward, I realized I left off an obvious business model. In fact, it’s a model that I’ve really …

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Financial Assumptions Epic Fail Fundraising – Top 10 List

Epic Fail Fundraising – Top 10 List

I had a chance to speak at an NWEN event on Monday February 11, 2012. The forum was a Mentor Monday program (#mentormonday) with Chris Dishman from Denali Financial Consulting. Thanks to the Sponsor – Cairncross and Hempelmann for sponsoring Mentor Monday. We discussed the Top 10 list of Epic Fails in Fundraising, here’s the list …

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Financial Assumptions Mentor Monday – Venture Ready Financial Models

Mentor Monday – Venture Ready Financial Models

Looking for downloadable Financial models templates? Go Here Next Monday, February 11th and the second Monday of every Month is Mentor Monday a NWEN program that brings Founder Institute Mentors to an open forum on different topics monthly. This months topic is Venture Ready Financial Models with Chris Dishman of Denali Financial Consulting and your’s …

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Business Model The Mystery of Product Pricing

The Mystery of Product Pricing

Dealing with startups and financial models is one of the areas of discussion that always comes up in product pricing. What’s generally astounding is the lack of thought or time that has gone into the process. I know, I know,  you’re busy building a product and can’t be bothered by such triviality. But, when it’s …

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Business Model Comparing Business models to Sales Models

Comparing Business models to Sales Models

For startups entrepreneurs, there’s is often a blending together of business models and sales models. Here’s a way to think about it, for both tech and non tech companies. Business Models Business models include the purpose, strategy, competitive advantage, ecosystem (Partner and Channel) and of course the product or services. Too often we take these …

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