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Platform Thinking is considered as the future of your strategy because it helps free your organisation up to be more innovative without any additional debt.

Platform Thinking and Fintech programme

Today, platforms revolutionise the world; operating as hubs, platforms "organise" interactions, skills & resources outside the traditional organisation boundaries and shape markets. If you look at the top 10 companies among the most valuable brands in the world, seven of them are platform companies including the likes of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Samsung and Microsoft.

The Platform Innovation Kit is based on the latest research and best practices from successful platform businesses around the world.

The 5 canvases used in this programme will help banks, startups and financial institutions to redesign their business models in the age of disruption.

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Course Structure

  • Introduction to Platform Thinking
  • Case studies from the leading companies
  • Introduction to Platform innovation tool kit
  • Introduction to Blockchain and Fintech, what is it
How do we harness this?
  • Ideate new platform business models (group work)
    1. based on your available core assets or
    2. to create completely new approaches
  • Evaluate and design the platform business models considering key building blocks
  • Define a go-to-market strategy solving the chicken-egg problem and building a strong network effect

This programme gives you an all-in-one package and the guarantee to consider all key aspects of platform design such as Match making, Pricing, User experience and a Strong growth path to leverage network effects to quickly gain advantage over your competitors.

Target Audience

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Heads of Retail Banking/Customer Acquisition
  • Heads of Platform Designing and Development
  • Professionals involved in New Product Development
  • Digital Marketing and Marketing professionals
  • Startups aiming to disrupt traditional industries
  • Corporates which aim to break through current limitations
  • Anyone who is interested, wants to learn or achieve hyper scaling impact


The Platform Innovation Kit is a great designed method to get different perspectives of your new business.

ARTHUR NONNENMACHER, New Business Manager, Balluff AG

The Platform Innovation Kit transforms a platform idea into a mature platform business model in the simplest possible way

DR. LUTZ KOHL, Product Manager & Co-Founder, ApiOmat


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