Business Model Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Business Model Quotes from famous persons: Om Malik, William Mougayar, Mark Zuckerberg, Lynn Jurich, Jeff Gordon. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Business Model Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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A platform is essentially a business model that thrives

A platform is essentially a business model that thrives because of the participation and value added from third parties with only incremental effort from the owner of the platform.
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A token is not a short term carrot, nor a stick for that matter. Just having a token doesn’t mean that you have a working business model attached with it.
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A frustration I have is that a lot of people increasingly seem to equate an advertising business model with somehow being out of alignment with your customers. I think it’s the most ridiculous concept.
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Homeowners want solar power. It’s cost-effective. We invented a business model that makes it really easy for consumers to switch to solar – and that’s solar-as-a-service.
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The business model of racing is not a pretty one.
Jeff Gordon
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The meaning of the wordremake‘ has changed so much over the years that from being a channel through which the younger generation heard classic melodies, it has now become a formula, a business model.
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I don’t think Indian e-commerce companies have an evolved business model.
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The Value Proposition Canvas functions like a plug-in to the Business Model Canvas and zooms into the value proposition and customer segment to describe the interactions between customers and product more explicitly and in more detail.
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So in 2000, when we changed the business model and started really focusing on that triangle and putting the customer in the center, we decided we should hold off – we’ve done enough consolidation; we’ve got enough critical mass.
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People say Facebook connects the world. Facebook has 5,000 Ph.D.s that think about how to make you click on ads you don’t want to see. Their business model is about something that most people would not perceive as making the world better.
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Not long ago, the term ‘business model’ was not exactly on the tip of everyone‘s tongue. Then, in the early to mid-1990s, ‘business model’ became a catchphrase that described how a company makes money or saves money.
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Madam C.J. Walker was the first person to devise and scale a business model that addressed the hair care and beauty needs of women of color while also challenging the myopic ideals of the beauty industry at that time.
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The reason why it is so difficult for existing firms to capitalize on disruptive innovations is that their processes and their business model that make them good at the existing business actually make them bad at competing for the disruption.
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The internet business model changed dramatically. You would never have an Uber, you would never had an Instagram, if you didn’t have a connected computer in your pocket that didn’t also have a camera or a GPS.
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Having witnessed the success of Acadian Ambulance firsthand over the years, I became a champion for the employee stock ownership plan business model. This was easy to do based on the evidence that employee stock ownership plans are reliable, high-performing sources of retirement security.
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The CEO of AT&T told an interviewer back in 2005 that he wanted to introduce a new business model to the Internet: charging companies like Google and Yahoo! to reliably reach Internet users on the AT&T network.
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I believe that at some point we should come up with a business model that would make us sustainable.
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The advent of the Internet exposed the fact that the old business model for newspapers was broken. The world wide web fundamentally changed the media eco-system, challenging established journalistic practice in what is known as the mainstream media: radio, television, newspapers and magazines.
Lionel Barber
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I don’t think the disruptor and the business model of a disruptor necessarily is an indication of the topography of the future. If it did, you would say then that everyone will make high-end electric cars, when the answer is clearly no.
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The problem with taking venture capital is if you take $5m from someone, it may feel great; you may feel like they’re validating your business model. But they’re giving $5m out to 20 different people, hoping one of them will be a hit. They don’t really care if it’s you.
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If Youku had adopted YouTube‘s business model, we just would not be here. We would not exist.
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It’s disconcerting that there’s been this weird business model focused on teenaged boys, and it comes with a completely unexamined social cost. I hope there’s an awareness happening to create an audience habituated to seeing women as they really are, rather than just a masticated shadow.
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In every decision that we’ve ever made that’s important, the more input, the more people we’ve heard from, the better the result. And so that will never change in the business model of NASCAR, because the ideas come from all over the place, and that’s the strength that we have.
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My job is to create a business model that’s built on a platform that has the ability to change quickly.
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While we have been presented several opportunities to be acquired by multinational corporations, we are most excited that our collaboration with Bain Capital fulfills our commitment to remain an independent family-owned and operated company with a purpose-driven business model that puts community at our core.
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Napster was predicating its business model on violation of copyright.
Dan Farmer
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If you want your company to succeed, you have to have the confidence in your business to take a bet on its future – to risk destroying a mediocre business model for the chance to have a strong one.
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If you create something, you don’t want someone else to go and profit from it; you have your right to make a living and everything. So I respect copyright. What I don’t respect is copyright extremism. And I what I don’t respect is a business model that encourages piracy.
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There’s not a single business model, and there’s not a single type of electronic content. There are really a lot of opportunities and a lot of options and we just have to discover all of them.
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In so many ways, our business is very, very unique. For example, in India, people pay with cash, and we accept cash from day one. And a lot of people in India pay with cash. And that’s part of our business model.
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Company culture is my number one priority. It’s more important than the team, the product, the business model, or the investors. All of those things can be fixed and made better over time. But culture has to be established on Day 1.
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My job, originally, was to write blog posts for their ‘HubSpot‘ blog. They have a business model built on content. Then I was writing e-books for them, and after I came back from L.A., they had this new plan to launch a podcast.
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When we approach games, we’re always emotional-focused, so if a free-to-play business model works against the emotion, we won‘t use it. If it actually works well with the emotion, or if we can come up with a new way to do monetization that’s different and that’s unique for the game, I would go for that.
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A disruptive innovation is a technologically simple innovation in the form of a product, service, or business model that takes root in a tier of the market that is unattractive to the established leaders in an industry.
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The future of TOMS is really creating a whole new business model of this one-for-one giving and expanding the TOMS model from shoes into other products as well.
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More and more businesses are seeing the potential of a more sustainable business model, driven both by the firm belief that business can be a force for good and by the realization that the cost of inaction often exceeds the cost of action – notably when it comes to the growing threat of climate change and water scarcity.
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I very much want to be in the business of creating content, of doing stories all over the world rather than figuring out what the business model is for ‘Newsweek’ on the iPad, although that’s very important work as well.
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I think Microsoft will have to change. I think that the business of Microsoft, the company of Microsoft, is going to continue to succeed. But I think the business model of Microsoft is going to have to change.
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Healthcare is a very complicated business and you need a very different business model to be successful in India; yet at a global level, there are a lot of challenges and opportunities.
Malvinder Mohan Singh
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We don’t think there is any money to be made in payments anymore. The entire business model of extracting a toll or having time delays around the movement of value is going away completely.
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Startups are companies that are still in the process of searching for a business model. Ventures that are further along and executing their business models are no longer startups; they are early-stage companies.
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Money is available from investors as long as you have a great business model and a talented leader.
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Asian online games are far ahead of Western games in terms of business model, but the Western games do have a real advantage in terms of production values.
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We knew when we started the Daily Muse, we wanted a recruiting-focused business model rather than an advertising-focused one. We felt like publishers were being forced to go to more and more extreme lengths to monetize through advertising.
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What Wall Street is, they’re market makers. Wall Street‘s business model is making money on velocity of money. They’re a click industry. That’s what Wall Street is. They make a lot of money when there’s a lot of turnover. And they make a lot of money when that velocity is fast.
Laurence D. Fink
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A new DAO is like a startup. It requires a product/market fit, business model realization, and a lot of users/customers.
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Everybody who goes into government gets somewhat chewed up in the process. Being a senior appointee is like being at a startup, only more so: You run into opposition from the entrenched oligopoly of contractors whose business model is to extract as much money from government as possible for doing as little as possible.
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Companies that acquire startups for their intellectual property, teams, or product lines are acquiring startups that are searching for a business model. If they acquire later stage companies who already have users/customers and/or a predictable revenue stream, they are acquiring companies that are executing.
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The business model is both the starting point and the scorecard for Customer Development progress.
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Free-to-play isn’t a business model. Free-to-play is a marketing strategy. It’s a way to get people over the hump of trying out your game. It gets rid of the friction that happens when you charge an upfront fee.
Mitch Lasky
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We are a mission-driven company. In order to do this, we have to build a great team. And in order to do that, you need people to know they can make a bunch of money. So we need a business model to make a lot of money.
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Xerox’s innovative technology and service offerings – delivered through an expanding distribution system with a lean and flexible business model – continue to solidify our market leadership, driving consistently strong earnings performance.
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Online theft has changed the business model of filmmaking because the DVD market is very soft. So, more ambitious, compelling, character-driven narrative of a certain budget level isn’t really a viable business model in the eyes of the studios right now.
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There’s nothing wrong with raising venture capital. Many lean startups are ambitious and are able to deploy large amounts of capital. What differentiates them is their disciplined approach to determining when to spend money: after the fundamental elements of the business model have been empirically validated.
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Tesla has defied everyone’s predictions again and again. It has such a unique position in the market, and so far, whatever people think about Tesla and its business model, there is one fact that nobody can dispute: It pretty much has the market to itself.
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Integrate purpose into your for-profit business model through a long term commitment to a cause that is aligned with your core values and those of your community.
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McSweeney’s as a publishing company is built on a business model that only works when we sell physical books. So we try to put a lot of effort into the design and production of the book-as-object.
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Information technology is at the core of how you do your business and how your business model itself evolves.
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The business model for content is to be paid for it. You can be paid for it either though advertising or subscriptions or some new invention, but right now what we’ve got is advertising revenue and subscription revenue as the only way to be paid for content.
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As a result of the digital age and the decline of first-class mail, there is no question that the Postal Service must change and develop a new business model.
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I know my way around the WWE. I know at least a little bit about everything and our business model, and I feel comfortable there, although I still learn every day.
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The issue of access to growth capital is common to all entrepreneurs. Any entrepreneur who can demonstrate a credible business model and plan would be able to access to capital.
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Burger King’s business model was broken. But it was like sex in the ’50s. Everyone knew it, but no one would talk about it.
Greg Brenneman
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We tend to default to complacency. Stick to the easy option. We all do it. We’ve tried to create a business model and society around us that is as easy and boxed as possible. We love creating boundaries and borders.
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I always admired Netflix‘s business model; they are really good at what they do.
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The Lean Startup process builds new ventures more efficiently. It has three parts: a business model canvas to frame hypotheses, customer development to get out of the building to test those hypotheses, and agile engineering to build minimum viable products.
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Eviction is part of a business model at the bottom of the market.
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I live by the business model that there is a better than, a less than, or a different than. Those are the three categories. I chose to be different than. The one that’s different than will stand out with the proper work ethic.
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Technology is something we buy to sell to the customers. Ericsson, Nokia and IBM do technology for a living, so let’s give it to them because they know best. It has made the business model of Bharti very, very sustainable.
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If everyone had a business model like Raven + Lily, I feel like the world would be an awesome place to live in.
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Our business model is primarily that of consulting, engineering, system integration, and managed services.
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What would the infrastructure of the Internet look like if mass surveillance wasn’t its business model?
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When I explained my business model to my family, they asked if I was going to open a travel agency.
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There are over 2,000 direct clones of the Groupon business model. However, there’s an equal amount of proof that the barriers to success are enormous. In spite of all those competitors, only a handful are remotely relevant.
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To me, the print business model is so simple, where readers pay a dollar for all the content within, and that supports the enterprise.
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Companies will need to pursue a more diversified business model, but I think those companies that have what I call a focused diversified business model will be more successful.
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You have to have a business model you believe in and like.