Background Note | HBS Case Collection | January 2002

Note on Business Model Analysis for the Entrepreneur

by Richard G. Hamermesh, Paul W. Marshall and Taslim Pirmohamed


Describes the primary elements and defining characteristics of a company's business model from the perspective of an entrepreneur. Introduces several analytic techniques and provides illustrative examples of business models to support the analytic framework presented.

Keywords: Business Model; Entrepreneurship; Framework; Mathematical Methods; Opportunities; Perspective;


Hamermesh, Richard G., Paul W. Marshall, and Taslim Pirmohamed. "Note on Business Model Analysis for the Entrepreneur." Harvard Business School Background Note 802-048, January 2002.