22 Oct '12, 3pm

@fredwilson uses an imaginary BitCoin bank as his example in demonstrating creating an effective Business Model Canvas

This is the final post for my Skillshare class on Sustainability . I will not do office hours this evening but I will do one final office hours next Monday, Oct 29th, from 6pm to 6:30pm. The link to attend that office hours is here . For this final post, I want to focus on the Business Model Canvas and how to think about sustainability in the context of creating your business model. In order to talk about that, I went ahead and created a Business Model Canvas of my own using bmfiddle.com . My Business Model Canvas is for a Bitcoin Bank . If you think about banks in the real world, they are high cost affairs, with huge fixed costs including large branch networks. I am always shocked by how many bank branches I pass in a five to six block walk in NYC. The way these banks sustain these high costs is with large fees for depositors and high spreads between their cost of funds a...

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