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Conceiving the Core of Your Business Model as a Self Transcending Evolutionary Algorithm

By: Edward West

The concept of business planning and business design, in popular conception, involves conceiving of a problem or challenge that some number of people are struggling with, imagining a solution that they would like to pay for, raising investment to create this offering, and selling it to consumers.

This paradigm, while still functional, will be less and less relevant, particularly in the frothy world of the internet and social web.

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By: Edward West

"Capitalism, then, is by nature a form or method of economic change and not only never is but never can be stationary. And this evolutionary character of the capitalist process is not merely due to the fact that economic life goes on in a social and natural environment which changes and by its change alters the data of economic action; this fact is important and these changes (wars, revolutions and so on) often condition industrial change, but they are not its prime movers.

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