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May 2018

Harald Zapp in Conversation with Monty Munford at CUBE tech fair

No Hype Zone: Taking the Long View on IoT in Berlin

The 2018 CUBE tech fair in Berlin challenged typical usage of hyped-up tech terms during talks by diverse speakers and companies. Even while attending a well-curated tech conference though, it’s still easy to get lost in abstractions during.

May 2018

Maren Lesche on the IoT Ecosystem

A conversation between Berlin-based startup communications expert, Maren Lesche, and Elisheva Marcus, Senior Content Manager at NBT AG.

May 2018

Everything’s in Beta: Building Startup Bridges from Berlin to Beijing

A distinctly international buzz about doing business in China holds big implications for the connection between the bustling Berlin and China startup scenes. Local murmurings on this topic stem from a recent Start Alliance trip organized through the IHK/CCI who sent an economic delegation.

May 2018

Dev Hacks: Preparing for a Decentralized Future with Blockchain Apps

After co-hosting Ethereum Camp 2018 in Berlin, we’re even MORE focused on new forms of collaborative problem-solving. At “Connect Blockchain to Real IoT Products”, a 4-day hackathon this spring, IoT and blockchain enthusiasts combined forces to develop solutions for actual business and.

April 2018

conhIT: The Future of Digital Health in Germany is Connected

Startups Affiliated with the de:hub Initiative Advance Digital Health Innovation for the German Economy

April 2018

Ethereum Camp 2018 Connects Berlin's Blockchain-IoT Ecosystem

A Hackathon to Prepare for a Machine-to-Machine Future

March 2018

PropTech Venture METR Advances Submetering with IoT Gateways

METR Reaches Milestone By Building and Delivering PropTech Solution, M-Gate

METR, is a force to contend with. Founded in November 2016, METR has now successfully completed development of their first product, an IoT Gateway called M-Gate. M-Gates allow for the remote read-out of heating and water.

March 2018

Celebrating Women at NBT: An Interview with Program Manager, Darina Onoprienko

In honor of International Women's Day 2018, we caught up with Darina Onoprienko. She shared her experience, thoughts on women in tech, and valuable advice for entrepreneurs.

March 2018

Embedded System Engineers Build Gateways to Innovation

When talking to Aravinth Panchadcharam, Senior Embedded Systems Engineer at Next Big Thing, excitement for new technology is contagious. Aravinth is an accomplished and rare blend of robotocist, new media artist, and environmentalist who made his way from Sri Lanka to Germany – meanwhile.

February 2018

Hi from the NBT Thing Tank.

At Next Big Thing AG (NBT), we’re enabling deep-tech innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe. We welcome like-minded visionaries – from corporate partners, to entrepreneurs, to technologists– as we model new businesses in IoT and blockchain. Having revamped our website and blog, we now aim to.