Top 70 Business Model Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Business Model Quotes from famous people such as Blake Mycoskie, Henrik Fisker, Justin Kan, Paul Polman, Jon Favreau, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The future of TOMS is really creating a whole new busin

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.
Blake Mycoskie
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.
Henrik Fisker
If you look at our original business model with the verticalized law firm, a lot of these companies that have this kind of full stack model are not going to survive. A lot of these companies, Atrium included, did not figure out how to make a dent in operational efficiency.
Justin Kan
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.
Paul Polman
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.
Jon Favreau
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.
William Mougayar
We started about three years before YouTube existed, so we had to host all the videos on our own servers at a co-location facility. When we got so many hits on our first few videos, and we estimated our bandwidth bill was going to be about $12,000 a month, we knew that we had to establish a business model ASAP.
Burnie Burns
One is that that’s the way we started and we thought there would be more value and less confusion if the business model was just based on delivering news that’s of value to Web sites.
Jay Chiat
I left Disney in 2000 because I thought that the process of watching TV was really going to change, and the process of creating it and the business model had to change, too.
Roy Price
As quickly as it started, our business model evaporated. But while Traf-O-Data was technically a business failure, the understanding of microprocessors we absorbed was crucial to our future success.
Paul Allen
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.
Marvin Ammori
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.
Andrew Mason
You know your business model is broken when you’re suing your customers.
Paul Graham
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
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.
Clayton M. Christensen
Eviction is part of a business model at the bottom of the market.
Matthew Desmond
Our movements and feelings are constantly monitored, because surveillance is the business model of the digital age.
Katharine Viner
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.
Brian France
If everyone had a business model like Raven + Lily, I feel like the world would be an awesome place to live in.
Jayma Mays
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.
Steve Blank
My favourite authors are Jeffrey Archer, for his story telling skills; John Grisham, for the completely new genre he created; and James Patterson, for the way he created a new business model out of writing.
Ravi Subramanian
Imagine if Facebook’s users received a universal basic income every day. This isn’t going to be easy because it means that inherently their business model is going to take a little bit of a pay cut.
Brittany Kaiser
Mint’s business model became, ‘We’ll go for free, and then we’ll find these savings opportunities for you.’ You know, better interest rate on your credit cards, when should you consolidate your student loans, when does it mathematically make sense to refinance your mortgage, and Mint figures all that stuff out for you.
Aaron Patzer
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.
Steve Mollenkopf
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.
Kathryn Minshew
Information technology is at the core of how you do your business and how your business model itself evolves.
Satya Nadella
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.
Richelieu Dennis
It’s extremely hard to build a company with a product that everyone loves, is free and has no business model, and then to innovate a business model. I did that with Kazaa, had half a billion downloads but that wasn’t a sustainable business.
Niklas Zennstrom
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.
Jon Oringer
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.
Steve Blank
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
What I tell founders is not to sweat the business model

What I tell founders is not to sweat the business model too much at first. The most important task at first is to build something people want. If you don’t do that, it won’t matter how clever your business model is.
Paul Graham
The meaning of the word ‘remake’ 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.
Amaal Mallik
Just like the Internet disrupted the publishing industry, we’re going to see Bitcoin micropayments creating some very interesting opportunities for pay-as-you-go, pay-based-on-time online businesses and, frankly, some risks as well to the traditional business model as to how things get sold online.
Barry Silbert
I believe that at some point we should come up with a business model that would make us sustainable.
Pavel Durov
Compared to Uber, we have a much local business model. We allow the customers to pay in cash as well as use our prepaid wallet. We allow them to book through call centres and pre-book for future travels.
Bhavish Aggarwal
You have to have a business model you believe in and like.
Brian L. Roberts
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.
Mark Zuckerberg
Money, while clearly helpful in solving myriad problems, can often conceal a business’s real flaws. It can also risk rigidifying a company’s business model at the very moment it should be in ‘customer discovery’ mode or iterating around market opportunities.
Maelle Gavet
The business model of racing is not a pretty one.
Jeff Gordon
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.
Ben Fogle
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
Visionary CEOs are not ‘just’ great at assuring world-class execution of a tested and successful business model: they are also world-class innovators.
Steve Blank
Napster was predicating its business model on violation of copyright.
Dan Farmer
We have to have a business model that can be a sustainable and acceptable one to both regulators and the other stakeholders, clients, and investors.
Sergio Ermotti
The business model is both the starting point and the scorecard for Customer Development progress.
Steve Blank
Every business has to re-think their own business model and say does it meet this DSM test and do their products and services meet the test of being digital, social, and mobile? I think the banks are doing the same.
Chanda Kochhar
Regardless of the perception that the talent may have or the Superstars may have, WWE’s business model is ‘give the fans what they want.’
John Cena