The Smart Way to Venture Creation

Step-by-step guidance, from the idea to implementation, using cutting-edge tools.

How the Smart Business Modeler empowers you

The Smart Business Modeler is an intelligent venture creating and coaching tool that is offering mentors and entrepreneurs intuitive online guidance for each innovation stage, based on latest research and tools. From ideation to customer and product discovery, to business modeling, strategy design and pitching, the Smart Business Modeler is a unique innovation platform to launch venture ideas.

Follow the process and you cannot go wrong

For Ideators, Startups, and Teams

The Smart Business Modeler platform are the “Swim Lanes” for your venture creation. Trust the process!

  • Step-by-step guidance
  • Playbooks for each step
  • Academy for latest knowledge
  • 300+ business model patterns
  • Pitch deck generator
  • Free signup and use
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For Enterprises, Accelerators, & Universities

Leverage the Smart Business Modeler to enhance your processes: Empowering ideators to launch their business ideas successfully and sustainably.

  • Team and cohort management
  • Progress control and Repository
  • Branding
  • Messaging and Feedback
  • Customization of processes and content
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Explore our Pattern Packs

Currently the Smart Business Modeler features 7 Pattern Packs. Explore here the content of three of the pattern packs:

Revolutionizing Entrepreneurship with Business Model Patterns

In this 14 minute TEDx talk René Bohnsack, founder of the Smart Business Modeler, shares how business model patterns can change the way of innovation as we know it. Please do share the talk with your friends and colleagues, and help us inspire more people around the world to make their dreams come true.

What Industry and Academia Say

“The Smart Business Modeler is an excellent tool which allows to develop, communicate and visualize business models.”

— Dr. Gieri Hinnen

Senior Manager, Strategic Communication, Swiss Int. Air Lines, Switzerland

“The Smart Business Modeler is a great tool to help students immediately visualise their ideas for new business ventures. It helps students greatly in seeing that their ideas can be a concrete business model beyond a mere description only. As it is based on the newest advancements in the academic literature on business model innovation, the Smart Business Modeler also allows students to get a better understanding of the conceptual underpinnings of business model thinking.”

— Prof. Dr. Jonatan Pinkse

Professor of Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Alliance Manchester Business School, United Kingdom

“Business model innovation still gets too little attention in many industries. What is great about the Smart Business Modeler is two things. It gives structure to the creative process. And it is a hands-on easy to use tool to get to implementation, also enabling to cooperate with the relevant team members.”

— Dr. Evert-Jan Velzing

Sustainability and Innovation advisor at Smart Group, Netherlands

Supported by

The inteGRIDy project is being financed by the
European Commission under Grant agreement 731268