April 4, 2019
Sensry: Building the IoT Chip of the Future
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.
March 28, 2019
PropTech Innovation: From Smart Buildings to Smart Cities
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.
February 18, 2019
Anticipating Demographic Change: IoT in Healthcare
The fourth installment of our Framing the Industries series explores how the Internet of Things technologies and machine learning capabilities can fundamentally disrupt and innovate the healthcare sector – benefiting multiple levels, from operational to patient care.
January 17, 2019
Tackling Complexity with Smarter Supply Chains
The third installment of our Framing the Industries series focuses on growing the efficiency of, and maintaining control over, complex supply chains via the Internet of Things & blockchain technologies as well as machine learning capabilities.
December 11, 2018
The Cyclical Nature of Industry Disruption
Welcome to the wrap-up in our series exploring blockchain technology, Internet of Things (IoT), and democratic forms of investment. In this third edition, we highlight the importance of sustainable business models in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
November 23, 2018
The Cybersecurity Industry’s Growing Business Opportunity
Grappling with Ethics and Changing Societal Focus. In this second installment of our Framing the Industries series, we are focusing on the topic of cybersecurity which has far-reaching effects on large and small tech players as well as an important ethical impact on our society.
November 1, 2018
The Evolving Acronyms of Raising Capital
Welcome to the second installment of our fall series exploring blockchain technology, Internet of Things (IoT), and security tokens. In this month’s edition, we’ll examine two ‘decentralized’ investment techniques that partially run on blockchain: initial coin offerings and equity token offerings.
October 23, 2018
NBT Launches Hardware Massive Berlin Chapter
Next Big Thing AG (NBT), the leading European company builder in IoT and blockchain, and Hardware Massive, the global ecosystem platform for hardware startups, launched the first collaborative chapter series for Berlin to connect the hardware-enthusiast community.
October 17, 2018
The Energy Internet: IoT Tech’s Potential to Address Climate Change
As part of our new series Framing Industries in which Next Big Thing AG ventures operate, we’re kicking off the first installment with nrgen, a startup ready to shake up the energy sector. We’ll look at green energy democratization and grid decentralization in the context of business opportunities,.