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[ Business Designer, PhD ] -- Philippe designs and builds strategic innovations that help startups or multinational corporations , pragmatically change their market. From governemental healthcare, to consumer social web, Philippe has an extensive knowledge of numerous markets in Europe and in Asia.

It’s Time to Let Go of the Canvas

It’s quite a trip to read the Wikipedia page on ‘business model‘ where the business model canvas designed by Pigneur and Osterwalder is barely a footnote. In real life there is probably just a handful of startups or multinationals that haven’t use this tool at some point, as a key element of creativity and to some extent, [...]

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Give me the black sheep. I want artists who are frustated. I want the ones who have another way of doing things that nobody’s listening to. Give us all the guys who are probably already heading out the door.

Brad BIRD, Pixar

In 1974, Arthur C. Clarke trying to explain the future to a reporter and his son… “I wonder though, what sort of a life that would be, like in term of social terms, when our whole life is built around computers?”

How to Accept the Future, Even When It’s Explained to You?

In 1974, Arthur C. Clarke trying to explain the future to a reporter and his son… “I wonder though, what sort of a life that would be, like in term of social terms, when our whole life is built around computers?”

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Startups Are Schrödinger’s Cats

Among the fundamental misunderstandings that I try to tackle from time to time in these articles, many of them revolve around the fact that a startup is not « a smaller version of a larger company ».  This single point is the source of the vast majority of all the problems encountered by startups when they have to do anything about their [...]

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