The Smart Way to Venture Creation

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

How the Smart Business Modeler empowers you

How do I find my paying customer? How can I price my product? Or what is the next step in setting my startup? The Smart Business Modeler platforms answers these and all other questions you may have while setting up your startup. We take you by the hand in the venture creation process: giving you guidance, templates, explanations, tools. All in one platform – and always free!

Our Time-Tested Process of Venture Creation – We Take You by the Hand

For Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs

The Smart Business Modeler platform provides the “Swim Lanes” for your venture creation. You get guidance, templates and the latest tools.

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

We streamline the entrepreneurial process: Easy administration, more overview, better feedback.

  • Team and cohort management
  • Progress control and repository
  • Re-brand the interface with your logo
  • Intelligent messaging and feedback
  • Customization of processes and content
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Explore our Business Model Database

The Smart Business Modeler features an extensive Business Model Database with 5 Business Model Pattern Packs. Explore here part of the content:

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Revolutionizing Entrepreneurship with Business Model Patterns at TEDx

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

Proud Winner of the Reimagine Education Award 2019

Supported by

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