The company building framework for founders and business leaders
The B3 framework® is a simple yet powerful framework for company building, giving you everything you need to know build a brilliant business.Learn more
Introducing the framework
Create a company that’s sustainable, resilient and performs consistently
The B3 framework® helps founders and leaders be confident they are creating a coherent and high performing business.
It is designed for businesses that:
Are aiming for or experiencing rapid growth.
Are undertaking mergers & acquisitions (M&A).
Need transformational change or turnaround.Explore the framework
The craft of company building
A systematic approach to support business creation
The B3 framework® is used to systematically create and improve technology and digital businesses. It’s used by:
VC and PE investors.
CEOs, GMs and company leadership teams.Implementing the framework
How to use the framework
A flexible toolkit
The B3 framework® can be used in a range of applications depending on the business context and goals. It recognises there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for building businesses and encourages genuine experimentation and adaptation.
Readiness to scale
Understanding how ready a business is for rapid scaling and providing a clear roadmap for addressing any blockers to growth..
Evaluating performance issues in a business to understand underlying causes and what needs to be done to fix them.
Helping understand how significant change can be delivered systematically, including in M&A transactions or major company turnaround situations.
Why choose the B3 framework®
Grounded in progressive practice
Developed based on more than 60 interviews with successful founders and investors during 2023.
Based on real experience
Developed by Simon Wakeman based on over 25 years’ experience in consultancy, agency, technology & digital businesses.
Free to use for any business
Released under an open source licence, the B3 framework® can be adopted and used at no cost by any business.