One of the most vexing problems for startups is figuring out what revenue model to apply. True innovation is rare - humans have been trading for centuries using just about every conceivable model. With the possible exception of Google Adwords' second-highest bid model, the last truly great business innovation I can think of, it's all been done.
Or has it?
The indomitable Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures has curated a list of every business model you could think of (and a few you may not have thought of) - and posted it up on Hackpad.com for the startup world to use to figure out how to charge money, instead of just giving stuff away.
Here's a sample of the headlines:
If you're starting as new business, I can't think of a better place to explore the revenue possibilities than this hackpad. Take a look.
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