Besides his work with business modeling, he is also an entrepreneur, speaker, consultant, and a management theorist. Nowadays, Osterwalder is one the most innovative scholars regarding to business models. His book, Business Model Generation, written in partnership with Professor Ives Pigneur has become a worldwide best-seller, due to its revolutionary characteristic. Alexander Osterwalder was born in St. Gallen, a city in the western Switzerland, in At the age of 25, he co-founded his first startup, Netfinance.
Business Model Canvas
Who is Alexander Osterwalder?
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Osterwalder Published Engineering The goal of this paper is to give an overview of a thesis that focuses on the domain of e-business models and its application in Management Information Systems MIS and Requirements Engineering. The heart of the thesis is the development of an e-Business Model Ontology based on an extensive review of enterprise ontologies and business model literature. By merging the advantages of these two domains, one creates an appropriate basis for the development of a set of software prototypes that help… Expand. Save to Library. Create Alert.
Business Model – What is it and How it works
A Business Model Canvas is a strategic management template used for developing new business models and documenting existing ones. The nine "building blocks" of the business model design template that came to be called the Business Model Canvas were initially proposed in by Alexander Osterwalder ,  based on his earlier work on business model ontology. Formal descriptions of the business become the building blocks for its activities.