The problem with petal diagrams

11/13/2013 | Tomasz Tunguz blog

The petal diagram, which Steve Blank recently endorsed as a method for representing the competitive landscape within a particular industry, has weaknesses, according to venture capitalist Tomasz Tunguz. "The petal diagram can effectively communicate the players in the ecosystem and describe how a startup will engage with an ecosystem through customer acquisition channels," he writes. But it's difficult to use a petal diagram to show what sets your startup apart from the competition, Tunguz argues.

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