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Business Model Database

Explore 350+ business model patterns organized into 5 Pattern Packs. A pattern-based approach to business model innovation is like developing your idea with Legos; it helps to enhance creativity and makes the business model development process go much faster and easier.

Smart Business Modeler Features // Ecosystem Radar

Ecosystem Radar

Who are the most relevant companies in your ecosystem?  The Ecosystem Radar is a beta version AI-powered tool that allows you to quickly compare your business model with thousands of existing companies who operate a similar business model to yours.

Interactive Business Model Canvas

Develop your business idea with both the interactive Osterwalder and the extended business model canvas for fast and agile iteration.

Cash Flow Calculator

It is important that your business model is financially viable. With the cash flow calculator, you can add to each element in the business model cash inflows (money received) and outflows (money spent). In the end, you get a cash flow table that is exportable into Excel and a visual representation to identify potential cash needs.

Step-by-Step Guidance

Do you want to build a new venture from scratch? Whether you are an intraprenuer in a corporation or an entrepreneur developing a new venture, we are here for you! You can use our 22-step process which takes you through ideation and definition, business modeling and strategizing, and ultimately to planning and pitching. Each step includes instructions and templates that further refine your idea and steer you towards a successful business.

Knowledge Hub

Want to better understand the value and impact of each element of the business model or a specific step in the venture creation process? The Knowledge Hub provides short and practical explanations for each template and task. Quickly access them from anywhere within the process, without breaking your flow.

Pitch Deck Creator

Ready to share your idea with the world? The Pitch Deck Creator allows you to build a clearly structured, meaningful pitch deck. The design and content are fully customizable, and you can use it to present online or download it as a PDF or PPT.

Team Work

Innovation is rarely an individual endeavor. That is why we created a collaborative team environment! Invite your team members to your project, use the message board for discussions, or discuss specific tasks through task-specific messaging.

Ready to start innovating with our guidance, templates, and tools?

Did we mention all of this is free? Unlimited projects, unlimited teammates, unlimited time. Go forth and venture! No, we are not harvesting your data or tricking you with complex terms & conditions… we are truly passionate about empowering entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs succeed in bringing their business ideas to market.

Are you an innovation leader?

Calling all educators, mentors, and managers: If you are teaching, mentoring, or managing innovation, we invite you to check out our innovation management platform. Powered by a customizable virtual learning and training environment, the Smart Business Modeler is enhancing the role of Higher Education innovation professors, Accelerator program mentors, and Corporate Innovation managers in teaching, mentoring and managing business modeling and innovation. Explore how we are streamlining the innovation process for zero admin, centralized overview, and better feedback.