COME ONE COME ALL TO A SEMINAR ON
THE BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS:
HOW TO CONSTRUCT A WINNING BUSINESS MODEL
SESSION 4 IN THE SERIES: GET CONTROL OF YOUR F.A.T. IN YOUR LEAN STARTUP
(F.A.T: FINANCE, ACCOUNTING & TAX)
SESSION 4: THE BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS
Are you a visionary entrepreneur, who is developing a game changing technology, product or service? Did you need help determining the best business model for your technology? Are you struggling to determine the right markets for your technology? Then, the “Business Model Canvas” is the right tool for you.
You will learn about the “Business Model Canvas” as presented in Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, et. al. Business Model Generation features practical innovation techniques used by leading consultants and companies worldwide, including 3M, Ericsson, Capgemini, Deloitte, and others, and helps entrepreneurs reinterpret them for their own context. The process of completing the ”Business Model Canvas” will help you understand your customers, distribution channels, partners, revenue streams, costs, and your core value proposition at a much deeper level. This session will involve reviewing a case study utilizing methodology from Business Model Generation as well as demonstrate the app available for iPad devices.
THE F.A.T. SERIES
The successful entrepreneur knows that financial savvy, expertise and discipline are the key tools in creating a successful business. Even if this is not your “core competency”, the successful executive will know how to uncover the “unknown unknowns” and build a team of experts to complement his/her skill set. It’s important, therefore, to select specialists in the areas of finance, accounting and tax who have the bandwidth and subject matter expertise. Our series will teach you the highlights and key areas in F.A.T. that you should know so that you can stay focused on building your business.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Marks Paneth & Shron LLP
685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
5:45 pm - 6:00 pm - Registration
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Presentation
Tim Hoffman, is an experienced consulting and investment banking professional with 18 years of experience working with large corporations, family-run firms, renewable energy developers, middle market companies and early stage companies. He is currently a Managing Director with Watts Capital, LLC, through which he raises capital for and provides M&A advisory services. He is also a Managing Director at Green Owl Advisers, which provides financial and strategic consulting services.
Tim is the Metro Director and Mentor Lead for the NYC Metro Area in the Cleantech Open, where he was awarded National Mentor of the Year in 2012. He also serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence for NYSERDA.
Jeanne P. Goulet is a Senior Consultant at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP. A tax specialist, Ms. Goulet has more than 25 years of experience in both industry and public accounting. Ms. Goulet spent the majority of her professional career with International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), ultimately serving as the Head of Tax of IBM Credit Corporation and a Tax Director of IBM.