Welcome to the

Journal of Business Models


The Journal of Business Models is an open source, peer reviewed, international journal devoted to establishing the discipline of business models as a separately recognized core discipline in academia - as is already the case in practice.

  • CC

    Creative Commons 3.0

    Did you know that the JOBM follows the Creative Commons license?

  • BFI

    Ranked and Indexed Journal

    Did you know that the JOBM is now indexed on the Directory of Open Access Journals, EBSCO, EconBib, and The Danish Bibliometric Research Indicator?

  • EA

    Editorial Advisory and Review Boards

    Did you know that the Editorial Advisory and Review Boards include 70 highly skilled, professional experts on the subject area?

  • Double-

    Double-blind review process

    Did you know that the double-blind review process is equivalent in rigorousness to that of a level 3 journal on the Association of Business Schools Academic Journal Quality Guide (also known as the ABS list)?

Our ISSN number is 2246-2465


The objective of the journal is to disseminate the newest research-based insight on business models. The Journal of Business Models constitutes an interdisciplinary platform conveying multiple-type papers, i.e. both conceptual and empirical papers and encourage methodological pluralism. It is the aim to cover a wide array of perspectives on business models, like e.g. innovation, commercialisation, exploitation, entrepreneurship, internationalization, design, facilitation, strategy, organization, accounting, performance measurement and finance.


The key audience of this journal is academics and dedicated consultants. As this journal aims at pushing the knowledge of the field to a higher level, and to becoming a core discipline in due course, the rigorousness of the review process and the quality of the published papers naturally lend themselves to an expert audience.

However, policy-makers, politicians, entrepreneurs and students with high academic aspirations will also benefit substantially from the mix of articles in this journal. For audiences with lower academic aspirations in academic terms but wanting to get a feel for the newest insights, models and application techniques, we refer to the Bookboon.com textbooks Business models networking, innovating and globalizing and The Basics of Business Models.

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The Journal of Business Models has the following Editors-in-Chiefs:

Christian Nielsen

Business Model Design Center
Aalborg University, Denmark

Colin Haslam

School of Business and Management
Queen Mary University of London, UK

Petri Ahokangas

Oulu Business School
University of Oulu, Finland

Editorial Advisory Board

We are proud to present the Editorial Advisory Board:

Sergio Costa

Strathclyde University
Glasgow, UK

Mathias Cöster

Uppsala University

Erwin Fielt

Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane, Australia

Eric Flamholtz

UCLA Anderson School of Management
Los Angeles, US

Poul K. Hansen

Aalborg University

Jonas Hedman

Copenhagen Business School

Alan W. Kennedy

Schulich Shool of Business

Xavier Lecocq

IAE Lille

Marco Montemari

Marche Polytechnic University

Langdon Morris

InnovationLabs LLC
United States

Ales Novak

University of Maribor

Carl-Johan Petri

Linköping University

Michael Rappa

North Carolina State University
United States

Pall Rikhardsson

Reykjavik University

Hanno Roberts

Norwegian Business School

Robin Roslender

University of Dundee

Kirsten D. Sandberg

Pace University
United States

Romeo V. Turcan

Aalborg University

Stefano Zambon

University of Ferrara

Yariv Taran

Aalborg University

JC Spender

Kozminski University

Liisa-Maija Sainio

Lappeenranta University

Jihai Jiang

Chongqing University

Yvonne Breyer

Macquarie University

Antonio Ghezzi

Politecnico di Milano

Carlo Bagnoli

Università Ca' Foscari di Venezi

Christian Byrge

Aalborg University


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Made with in Aalborg, Denmark

The Journal of Business Models is operated by Business Model Design Center, which is located at Aalborg University's main Campus.

Business Model Design Center

Fibigerstraede 11-58, 9220 Aalborg East

Phone: +45 99409940

E-mail: mail@journalofbusinessmodels.com


The Editorial Office:

Morten Lund

Creative Director
Business Model Design Center

Kristian Brøndum

Managing Editor
Business Model Design Center

Janni Preisler Vilstrup

Production Editor
Business Model Design Center

Vibeke Jørgensen

Administrative Coordinator
Business Model Design Center

Jesper Sort

Editorial Assistant
Business Model Design Center

Anja Birch Nielsen

Editorial Assistant
Business Model Design Center

Peter Thomsen

Editorial Assistant
Business Model Design Center

Mathew Yapp

Web Designer
Business Model Design Center

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