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Value Proposition & The Business Model Canvas

A strong Value Proposition is the driving force behind any successful business venture. The Business Model Canvas helps focus on the Value Proposition not the product or service.

Last week at the BCIC New Ventures Competition seminar I learned about developing a Business Canvas Model. The term wasn’t entirely new to me; however, it was no more than a single page template and a name. The Business Canvas Model forms part of the write up for the Round 2 Submission in the contest. As I’ve been working through this I’ve come to realize just how powerful a tool it is. Continue reading Value Proposition & The Business Model Canvas

To Patent or not To Patent?

I’m often asked “Should I get a patent?”

My response is always “That depends.”

I attended a great seminar as part of BCIC’s New Ventures Competition a few weeks back. Although I learned some new information and filled in a number of week spots in my understanding, It didn’t change my basic opinion. So why do I say “It depends”?

There are a number of factors to consider in making this decision, but before we look at these, let’s Continue reading To Patent or not To Patent?

Electronics Technology – Our Blog:

My Electronics Technology Background:

EET 1As I often say, I’ve been making things since I was this high. As a kid, I’d make toys out of wood, nails, string, anything I could find in my dad’s scrap pile or around the workshop. As a young teenager I took all the shop courses at school, wood, metal, plastic, and fell in love with electronics technology. Most of the jobs I’ve held have had something to do with making things. Continue reading Electronics Technology – Our Blog: