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Crafting a clear and convincing pitch is hard – something we briefly discussed in our Guide to Pitching Tech Startups. To demonstrate how a pitch deck can look like, this post goes over the pitch deck of one of our ventures, Weeve and analyses their rights and wrongs to look at concrete elements.
NBT along with a team of coders, sensor specialists and blockchain developers went to Laax, Switzerland for a hackathon. Under the umbrella of the project BountyBoards – led by NBT blockchain developer Martin Maurer – the team headed down to the Alps for a weekend of snow and hacking at 2500m.
Our CEO Harald Zapp and METR’s CEO Dr. Franka Birke both had speaking slots at the leading industrial trade show in Hannover from April 1st to 5th. This year, the fair was opened by Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier and evolved around all things Industrie 4.0.
April 9, 2019
Next Big Thing AG’s experts to open up the growth market IoT and Blockchain for HDI. With HDI in this round of financing, the IoT implementation experts from NBT secure a total investment volume of 12 million euros. NBT’s recipe for success unites specialists, companies and founders for unique.
April 4, 2019
Next Big Thing AG, GlobalFoundries, and Fraunhofer IIS EAS are building the next generation of secure IoT-chips through the launch of their jointly-founded design and manufacturing company, Sensry.
With the digitalization and automation of the real estate and housing industry, housing management systems can now leave behind the dusty basement boiler room. Our fifth installment of Framing the Industries, looks at how innovations in smart housing systems disrupt the property sector. 
Along with a delegation from WirtschaftsWoche, our CEO Harald Zapp visited SXSW in Austin, Texas during March 2019. SXSW, or South by Southwest, is a major conference and festival based in the USA intended to celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries and to foster.
March 13, 2019
A company builder’s experience-based Guide for entrepreneurs to perfecting your startup pitch. Preparatory questions you can ask yourself, recommendations for best practices, and innovative checklists you can tick off.
Berlin-based company builder, Next Big Thing, supports cross-industry IoT & Blockchain early-stage ventures with access to Amazon’s AWS Activate program.
February 27, 2019
NBT's PropTech venture METR GmbH receives investment from the GBG Group, one of the largest housing companies in Germany, to foster IoT innovation in Real Estate.